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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 24, 1928, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 53 do Mollat publishing go., inc. . , kd1tor Smethport pa., thursday May 24, 1928 terms-42.00 per year. No. 21 twp. Consolidated school will Cost Al restarting work lost saturday the Keating township school directors Mot la this Borough and awarded the contract for the awarded to e. W. Strong Smethport h Koui be local electrical contractor was Low bidder for the electric work while the contract for installing the extensive heating Plant was awarded to a Dubois firm. The total Cost of the new school building will be approximately construction work will be. Started this week and present plans Call for completion by september to next. Tho erection of this great Consolida Ted school Marks the greatest Forward Stop yet taken in township education in this Section. The new building will be of Brick and tile construction one Story in height and Semi fireproof and will contain six Large perfectly lighted rooms two of the rooms will be sided by a removable partition which will permit the creation of one Large auditorium or Assembly room Whei needed. There will be a neatly finished basement under Tho entire struck tithe architect s drawing by Russel g Howard of Dubois shows a Large imposing Structure of Beautiful Hestgr the new building will stand on to round purchased from mrs. J. across the Road from that lady s Resi Dence at Farmers Valley. The site is a Central location easily reached Over paved roads from a wide Countryside. Trout Flory Long of luxe for Erie Railroad officials a party of High Oil vials of the Erie Railroad passed through Smtth on a palatial special train Over the Shawmut Railroad last thursday bound on a Trout fishing expedition a luxe in the Vicinity of Wallendorf j county the guests of ots train by which the Erie Oln Bials travelled Over the brie line from new York to Hornell and thence Over the catch Trout just recalls Turk incident local sportsmen who liberated a consignment of Trout in nearby streams last saturday report an unsportsmanlike incident which occurred while the work was in Progress. Liberating several cans of fish at a nearby Hamlet the local party proceeded by truck to Tho head Waters of the Stream. Returning a Short time later the local men discovered a Large party of men and boys fishing at Tho Pool in question using liver bait upon which Trout Are raised at state hatcheries and All Ullh big catches of the fish which had just been liberated and which were Fine specimens measuring six and seven inches in length. Naturally the next time local sportsmen liberate Trout to re Slock streams the operation will be conducted with the utmost secrecy. A few years ago a. Local Effort was made to restock native forests with wild turkeys. A consider Able flock of imported Young tur keys was carefully fattened in i a to be g Mumm Parade and exercises. Here in w. E. Van Dyke is orator Smethport and in the fall the wild Birds which had become Campara Lively tame being cared for Here were released in nearby Woods. Tho comparatively Tamo Birds remained near human habitations in Mankind that was mis placed because on the Day the Hunting season opened a number of persons who knew where the supposed wild game was located secured guns and hot every last Bird of the Fine flock All enjoying one gluttonous meal at state expense. That ended Tho wild Turkey Experiment in Mckean county. Next wednesday Marks Obser Vance of another memorial Day and Smethport a Cradle of patriotism will As in former years Honor to the. Nation s heroic dead of Al wars. For the first time in history the local Observance instead of being held in Iho afternoon. Will be held in the morning As is the custom in most other towns and it is hoped that the Advance of time of the exercises will Ermit a More general participation in the populace in the program. Tho local Observance will to under he direction of bucket null Post Ameri an legion in Honor of the surviving i embers of Mckean Posl no. 311, g. A. R. The past year Haj dealt leniently Vith the thinned ranks of the local g. A. R. Post. N of a single local of the civil War has been called during the past year. Surviving civil War veterans of Smethport Are h. L. Burlingame h. M Choate j. C. Cunningham. Ernul Rii amm. James Seibert 6. T. Chase and colonel Frank Wilson. The exercises will consist of a Parade of veterans organizations and relic of and auxiliary units headed by the Smethport band to Hose Hil cemetery where the exercises will be Rains end Forest fire blossoms Tho heavy invigorating Nolua of Tho week end not Only caused vegetation to literally leap to profuse life but drenched Tho for ctn so thoroughly is to end the Forest fires which Wero sweeping Tho Woods of this Sellon and causing Firo wardens several weeks of sleepless nights. Thanks to the untiring Energy of state mro Warden i. E. Bailey of Betula this Section passed through an unusually serious crisis of Tho annual Woods Forest Firo season due to Tho severe drouth with a minimum of property loss. It is now Blossom time in me can county As a result of the recent warm Rains and native hillsides Are presenting a sight to Gladden Tho eyes and hearts of inhabitants. Held. Tho Sha York to Orn Shawmut to St. Muya consisted Iron the horse races which were been held under Tho auspices of horse men who Are training Raco horses a Tho local track on the afternoon of flys u Uwi i to have i to his Home in Clermont for funeral and interment. Creased service. Or. Yerdon has also installed an air grease gun for ale mite lubrication of motor vehicles. Fair grounds Here have been called off to permit use of the fair grounds by Tho local High school nah Leipic authorities for Tho Smethport ii. S. And port h. S. Dual meet. Members of the i Milr association of the fact that a huh school Soldier Graves beautified members of Brick tall Post american lesion of mils Borough have been engaged in a most commendable labor meet had been scheduled granted use of love during the past week at Rose o the fair grounds to the horse Hill cemetery. Volunteer workers owns. Holmes to Gil Allan. Specializing in furnishing everything in the buil Lini Lino from foundation to Chimney top even to ready Cut houses Are furnishing materials for Many new workers Homes through Tho nearby Oil country. Their Largo Fly it of motor trucks Are kept Busy night and Day transporting materials from their big local factory and lumber Yards to scenes of build ing operations Over a wide radius in this and adjoining counties. Tho local firm is demons Laiing that real business methods remove barriers of town Boundary restrictions by gains after and Landing attractive order Over a big territory by fair dealing and with goods of exceptional Quality Tho local concern has gained an enviable reputation with its customers. Post have beautified of the legion the Graves of Soldier dead of All wars in Tho local cemetery. Graves have been graded grass trimmed and tombstones and cleaned. Tho world War veterans expect to have new aluminium markers in place at the hearts of All Soldier Prave a by memorial Day. Of i no Tan owners who were unaware of the scheduled athletic meet. When the racing men of the confusion of Dales they very kindly consented to Call to allow their a redo Gutlon of members of Luck Tail Post american legion of Smith port attended Tho funeral which was held in Clermont to sturday. Final rites were conducted with military honors. Contract awarded for Portville Olean Highway j. F. Clean contractor Low bidder for construction of the Vinu places for Smethport shorty n shot put fourth in Broad jump fourth in 100 Yard dash. In pole vault third in shot put. In discus fourth in High jump. Capt. In mile run. Van in 220-Yard dash. Jimmy for fourth in Polo vault. As a Reward for winning. Smethport High school was awarded a Beautiful Sliver Loving cup of massive proportions appropriately engraved. Tho cup remains in permanent Possession of the victorious school. Individual winners of the first three places Wero awarded medals and those who won _ fourth Placo received ribbons. All these trophies were grouped in an attractive display in the show window of Mccoy s drug store and have been greatly admired by a Large number of people. Included in Tho display Are of winning Smethport track teams of other years. One picture is the University of Pitts Burgh track and Field team of which coach live Moro Una a member at Tho Elmo to set an intercollegiate record for Tho two mile run which remained continued on last Pogo col. 3 Roosevelt Highway remains route 7 the original state Highway designation of the Roos Volt Highway As Roulo 7 will not be. Changed As a result of who Highway being design acid an National route c by the Federal government the Democrat is informed. Markers along the great Scenic route across Tho Northern tier of Pennsyl n or me Vanla counties connecting Smethport on the and Ether county seat towns will con lean for to Lune to Bear who state High to Levi flirt Imp hair fluto a. And George of the full she Way department of lec at Albany list week. a bid was their race nut work will be started at owe on the Loha be now Road will be feet wide with Ffrost shoulders on j each Side. The stretch of Road is no of the school under the ctr the fair association. The Loe in Hil a school free use ten to. S Miles in length. One Wayne ground and bad not been Mijc will be allowed a., Concrete will with Tho addition o notified of Tho track meet plans would Tho Plant Smethport. Is a great Industry for Edward Backus of main Street this Borough underwent a ser ious surgical operation at the he Julns Hospital Olean yesterday morning her condition is Sal is factory. Perfect Golf score Marshall c. Tri Irthum. Pro golfer of the Smethport country club broke the Best previous record of the difficult local 0-Hole course one Day week when to made a perfect 18 holes. On his first round of Tho 0 holes Trusttum made a 35 score and on Bis second round 37. Golfers who have played Tho Smith port course can Well appreciate the remarkable form the local pro who recently arrived in Smethport from Long Branch n a. Displayed on this occasion. Have stood by the agreement memorial Jay horse races. The Chc ruled race meet will for to Laid on one Side at a time non veer of bad curves will eliminated by the new Highway. Tho scheduled Raco meet will Ite. Postponed to form part of the program on Shawmut of the Bis Moke an county Celebration j holds up Railroad at Tho fair grounds july 4th. School pupils in tuneful production monday night for my Spanish Sweet heart which will be presented by holds up Railroad traffic the breaking of a. Wheel under a of a freight train on the Shawmut Railroad at comes near Day last week caused the trackage Tho National government s nine Kink. Ess conspicuous hearing Tho National High to. 6." discussion Anent a Chinping of Tho name Llo Sevelt Highway to Somo other title arrived nowhere. Tho route is and will so remain Tho Roosevlt Highway. It j Rico of Smethport. secretory of the Roosevelt Highway association. Informs the Democrat that the association is planning to erect direction signs along the route which will be fashioned in Tho shape of Tho familiar big stick which Theodore Roosevelt made famous. Considerable damage to for Somo disc once. Efforts of the Iraln Crew to me thu Borough schools at the j the danced car Democrat want ads get results. Lyceum next m onday evening have reached perfection stage. Tho production i rat. Tickets mrs. C. H. Will be going a musical Furd after considerable time and to was finally necessary to Send for the wrecker from St. Traffic along the entire main line of music of the Borough schools la directing the production. Of i the Shaw nut completely up thursday closing of stores As in former All stores except drug stores restaurants and ice Crennel Parlours will close at noon every thursday during the months of june july August and september. Tho Only exception will be thursday. July oth when All stores will to open nil Day for several hours i wreck. For business As usual. Holiday closings a result of the will be observed Here As announced on is a result of l displayed in All local stores it

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