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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 25, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania The debt Catt teds week goal into More Homes in Mckenn county than any other weekly newspaper Etc Carlo sales Cojan. G 2i 367 n. Union at. Kean r the Democrat Covert the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aims to be tour paper. Volume 46. Democrat Cois. Pts Blizil Smethport pa., thursday May 25, 1922. Per year. No. 21 last Friday afternoon county do to Ativo Jack Alison was summoned to Tho farm of Elmer Reeves near town to take charge of a presumed crazed Man Tho was annoying residents of that Vicinity. Detective Allison Hail no difficulty in locating the disturber and persuaded him to accompany him to Smethport where he lodged the Man in the county jail. The who gives the name of Theodore Williamy gives every Indi cation if possessing a splendid Educa Tion and retains the remnants of refinement find Arhat was unquestionably a once Brilliant mind. There is no doubt that he As mentally unbalanced and his Case resorts a mystery to the local authorities As aside i Orn a few Post cards from it. Union his there was Bis person by which he could he Idric Ifield. Williams is being or cd under the Cus Tody of sheriff j. S. Robinson for fur ther examination and an Effort is being made to establish his identity. Williams first visited the Reeves farm about noon and was invited to .Toke of dinner. After dinner he proceeded to make himself completely at Home and when requested to leave became obstreperous. When detective Allison arrived at the scene he with Little difficulty persuaded the intruder to get into his car. When questioned by the county of tick a Williams gave As his excuse for using in these pans you see Oil Cersy my clothes were be coming rather ragged and 1 decided to hibernate to the country where the demands on personal azure Are not so he was assured that the demands on personal attire at the county ja31 were even less exacting. The fellow exhibited an amazing knowledge of the Law and uses the most precise grammar tin his Conversa Tion. He is reluctant to give h5s per Sonal a Story further than saying that Hia father is a. Clergyman. It has been ascertained that he for part 61 one say. Last week on Hie con Btu Codon of the Smethport c. L. Lorah h. Carlson new sup t. C. Viorah of this Borough Mck Eun county s Eil Clent super Leneul of slate highways has resigned that position to engage in die a Joni sit Long and construction business with Fred Ross of Bradford and the Highway it Hansburg Laet week announced the appointment of c. H. Carlson of Smethport As his successor. Or. Carlson took charge of the h ghz try Olloe this Borough monday. Or. Lorah s decision to embark in business for himself comes in response to a most auspicious Opportunity. Ross company with which he will in future to identified with hns extensive paving contracts in the City of Brad or. Loi a is an Engineer of fax having held a responsible position in the Panama canal zone during the construction of the final. He come to Whin thu position of Coli Only superintendent of state h. A ways Way first in 1d1g. When the Icli Highway District was created with Headquarters in Smethport lie was elevated to the position of of the i strict. When Tho Flis Rich wis abolished severed months ago he re to his old Posi. During the e years or. And Lorah have Rosi deity r in Smethport they have gained the cured by alb san Tiit he was not so Itte to to a prisoner but merely an unfortunate to be tided Over a. Piru of of temporary embarrassment he sunni Tea gracefully and has caused Tho jail authorities no trouble. Window Glass factory fires lighted monday. The fires were lighted in the new tank of the remedied interstate win Dow Glass factory Smeu port monday and big Industry will resume of Etc of Loc Al citizens who will mite in the Hope that it will he sible for Ziern under or. New business activities to continue ores Ideh Ere. Or. Cailton. Who succeeds or. Lor Aii is a splendid Engineer who has held with the slate j a Highway Dejoi rement in this District since his return in from where he served with the a. E. Of. At to e time of his Elevation to the county superintendent s Post he held the position of chief inspector of the District. Jar. mrs. Carlson will take up their Penna Keiit residence in Smethport. Bears raid sheep fold. One week several hears raided the of Tirol of a. C. Marks of Bloomster hollow and devoured five sheep and four lambs. Or. Marks has when annoyed by several v is s of the Ursine pests and had Sot traps for them. One of the raiding bears was get in a. Trap but in some manner managed to extricate itself. On one former occasion a Bear stepped into one of or. Marks traps but escaped. New Temple for Smethport definitely Der Elded to mild a Handsone new Teiple at the Southwest Corner of main and Church streets opposite the court House having sect juiced that most de Birble site. The new building will contain two stories and a basement will be built of Brick and steel and will be of most attractive design. Tho entire Structure will be devoted to _ providing n Fine lose with com nations in four weeks Tims. Many of quarters for club purposes. The old workmen of the Plant have been Cost of erection will by re engaged tend will soon Start arrive Hyde Murrihy of Ridgway will ing in Smethport for the resumption of Glass blowing operations at the local Plant. The extensive work of altering and enlarging the factory has been practically completed and it is one of the finest plants of its in the country the work of setting up tie four new Okmulgee. Flowing machines is still in Progress but owing to the tank being new the fire is a slow one so the work of installing the machines can proceed uninterrupted to completion in time to permit a Start in four wet is. Prank Andrews a former Smethport boy now manager of the interstate corporation s factory at omai arrived in town sunday to the installation of the machines. It Wixs at Okmulgee Plant die interstate company developed its new machines Are describe to As mechanical wonders and Are expected to set a new Pace in machine Glass production. To the contractors. The Structure will be erected by a Stock company and enough Stock has been subscribed by local masons to insure the completion of the new building this summer. We Honor this memorial Day and think of time so far away when Brothers of one common Star stood face to face in bloody War. Each used his greatest killing Art and dying Only fell apart and found a Long Long place to sleep while Many Homes were left to weep. Wars wars from Ages Long ago of Why should they distress us so will any people Ever see the time when nations shall be free to live a life they Call their own beneath one common shining Sun yes yes of yes for truth is King and to the world this Power shall bring a Victory that must endure since god alone can this secure. Long May the world bring while All shall Honor truth As King and meet to decorate each grave while we forgive As god forgave. D. Ware would organize canopus in surrounding towns. At monday s meeting of the Smith port Coj opus club at the grand on Tail Hou-1, the members were addressed by Coli by commissioner a. J. Bond of Bradford who asked the ass Istance of the local club in the plan for re surfacing Tho bad Trot Chi of in Wadi in on Tho Smethport to Bradford Highway. An a result of or. Bond s president j. C. Backus dated so of five consisting f e. A. Studio Lac t. Ii. Mon Ieon j. B. Mayo h. J. Slice and ii. H. Lodl Lold to attend the meeting held in Bradford tuesday night to boost Llu Oad project. C. J. Carey of Eldred was ent at monday b meeting and and Sod the con plans on the a com Fli Namts of Allegheny Bridge club of Isi Rcd which is Community Siik Ditl re Vico. Fol Owine Burgess Carey s address Presl in Backus Sioke on the advantages if Community clubs in general and uric ulary of groups of clubs no under out1 head for Tho general of All along tile con oplan plan in Iii Lent thought it would be a idea if eclied. It. It Wett and Ort Alu grind would be re i c sen cd by co Jioanis work Lar no tlu1 local for Louir towns ind is a unit for the general welfare of All the towns. To appointed a committee to Confer with the citizens of tie it army towns to h of if canopus n county cannot be d by the Nee More Cunba. Memorial Day program next tuesday is decoration Day find one time Ono of largest in this the usual impressive Observance will station Only seven remain be held in Smethport under aus h. Burn game b. R. Muyo. J. C prices of Bucktail tool Amer Lynn i a Cunningham Emil thamm. H. M Gion in Honor of the surviving Mem Choate Cleo. W. King and a. W. Cole bars of Mckean 1 oat k o. 347, c. A. N. Grove. Captain e. H. Mayo who is soil in addition to Tho g. A. H. Members in 11 Hospital in Buffalo where he re Bucktail Post All other gently underwent an operation will be unable to to present this year and his ill be greatly missed Osho has a Lwray been a familiar figure the local Observance of memorial Ray. Local civil War veterans and veterans of the Spanish american to participate in the Observance. The ladles Ili airy of the Post will take an Active part in the program. There will be the. Customary Parade and Patriot o and memorial major to. A Ostrander will be Parade and world War. Vesej apis the member of Mckean Post q. A. And Spanish. War veterans War workers and members of the ladies auxiliary in automobiles and in the event at is possible the pupils of the schools. Parv do Marsha Ostrar Der Rei jul fists the Democrat to state that owing to the fact that Many in of Bucktail Post do not possess la Nifosi is it Tafi been dec Ideal that Al Post Wear civilian clothes on Parade. Of the Smethport o. A. R. Post at we Are to note that ther has been no lessening in thai ranks o the local Post during an with the possibly exception of Corri methodist episcopal Church. Sunday May 28. Day service at subject our Tylich evening worship at his service the pastor will preach the Sermon to the of Smith Gnu High school. The Quartetti will Render special music. Sentenced for Selling liquor illegally min Thomas of who was or rested in Bradford several months ipod for the illegal Salo of liquor and has been at Liberty under bail appeared before judge Bouton tuesday am praded guilty to the charge agans him. He was sentenced to a Fin of and to undergo imprisonment in the county jail this Borough for of Dix months. Or Jorv who have thai immortal county track and who still us. Fit3y, most cherished Olivcr Vance of the year. Hon. A. H. Dewey of Tigon. County has been secured to deliver the Mem orial Day address or. Dewey who is prominent in strife represented his Grange county is a a Penker of circles the wide of the Day. Uie complot Caso of in Lomont Wea co n to n n e d on 10, co i 3 farm Bureau starts things the Mckean county farm Bureau is responsible for a re awakened interest in Mckean county. By Pya tie i 1 demonstration Mckean county Orchard growers As Well a potato growers been to Linoa tort lad was painfully injured. Wilyam. The son of or. And mrs. H. I. of East main Street painfully injured by of info thrown from a bicycle on main Street sunday morning. The youth was coast ing the Steep Grade from king1 Stew to to main Street at the Hamlin Cost residence on West main Street kanc 1. It. Nearing the latter thoroughfare the lad swerved to avoid collision Tveith an a proc Hong automobile and the wheel advantages of now ten communities Heen organized 101 spi Ayling ser three Large Orchard anal potato Power sprayers have been punch psf int a. Alton 1, Coryville in addition to the above 8 tract Ion Era. At the present Lime the firm Bureau is conducting the annual drive for new Mem tvs a. Although Coli Only commissioners would willingly Defi Liy Trio entire Exi Vense of Perni Murrau the Betula Glass factory. The huge Glass factory being erected at Betula to the Saeger Glass Jar corporation work on which has been prose Sang slowly will now be Rush cd to Early completion and the Plant will be made larger than was at first Tilan Cit. It will be of two tanks capacity and will be devoted exclusively to the manufacture of a patent., Vao turn Jar of or. Sareer s invention. It will be one of the finest Blasg fac tories in the country and As the Ojon product is a wonderful one should develop into a treat Industry. Capsized throwing the rider who struck the pavement with his the terrific Impact rendered the boy unconscious and he was placed in a passing automobile and conveyed to the Home of his parents. Or. Ostrander was summoned and rendered what sure Cal attention needed. 31 Way Aeo Erlaine that the lad s injuries were most fortunately superficial and to has enlist by recovered from the effects of the painful a potato sprayers have purchased to be distributed As follows Smethport 2, Wrights 1, Turtle Point 1, Minford run 1, Ceres 1, Kane 1, Wetmore 1. These machines were at a Cost of each. Spraying in each Community to under the direction of one and a of Benefit is bound to he de Rived by or chartists and potato grow spraying Mitiu Ananco it is deemed advisable to continue of members a which tends to keep alive interest in the splendid work the local Bureau is of inf a ship Coats and All citizens whether they Are actively in agr Cul Ture or Are dependent upon we nil Are Ito a greater or Leyser could not invest is More wisely than to become members of the parm Bur eau. The Coninis club made a contribution to the Bureau monday and local business men and Eldens be Nelly should cooperate t -1 the extent of n membership. County agent p. S. is now receiving Many memberships. To lot your a swell the grand total. Help your farm Bureau. Tho tract Rageot of the High eerio6 of a Token county which was to been held last. Saturday was poised Ono week on account1 of the rn.1 of last week which rendered the grounds the event will b held at the i afr 3 rounds this Boroug next saturday Tho program startle at 10 o clock n. M. The High schools arc tiny idd int two groups of coup a Kane and Brand i Ouji l.ud1ow, it. Jewet , Smethport Eldred an port Aue Grany. The a meet will b old in the morning at a. M. An Tho b Moet will Tiia to after Neon. of the saturday must a 100 Yard dash 4-10 Yard dash one in mile non one half mile relay one Mil i 220 Yard hurdle njnning1 Milf ranning1 jump Van i electric work Progress. Thu service Cor which will Supply so Cupor Light and Power started the of its end the trunk from it. Jowett t sme Liport work on the local lighting1 and distributing system is Well under the direction of the Auperin Tentler sell Xor Man a Large Force of men be ing1 Etc played. Most of the Post Hole in the Central part of town have completed for Tiu setting up of pole Tho ornate lighting1 system for the Biu this thursday evening Tho annual by Conri Ivul of Bucktail Ani ican opens its doors at Tho Yocum for two and riday. A record breaking attendance at Tho Reid both in expected and if Erstell As a world of labor has been a Cleil to provide every conceivable tin of entertainment for the record Ige crowds which Are expected to e in both nights from fit port and surrounding town. The Oce eds of the carnival will be Bucktail i Ost to liquidate an in Ebtedai is of Moo the local Post owes s a result of the course in Smethport last win torn enc i Al admission Eracli is Coo Lih seats at 2co additional. There will be a program Ach night presenting a splendid arly of local Talent in a number of so Lect nov clues. These arts Are in a the splendid direction of h. Who directed the carnival is year for Bucktail Post which Nigado for events of that nature in my port and which fact alone la ures that Tho vaudeville entertain ments both nights will alone to Worth Nany times the Price of admission urged. Mrs. Wells and her Assia Aida have Laboured until singly lit per the. Various Attr Nativo Nur Rizara and the pro Gums both neg hta Are Plendl ones. Liere will to dancing nights lusted Scrivn Olno s orchestra of Bradford having been engaged. On Lilay night a fancy costume Ball will Ollow Tho vaudeville program. Or Zoa v.-1h be awarded for the most Beauty and funniest costumes. Tho Interior of the. Lyceum Job Beans converted into a Munh Ture fairyland. There will be Booths for the Aalo. Of fancy Artl Flea ice Cream pop confetti dolls hot dogs Etc., while the Japan Ese ten Garden will be a Tea lure of Tho colourful landscape. Following is the splendid vaudeville a a student at Carnegie. Hist quite of technology Pitts Iroff is a eur tier. Of the committee in Clarge of Campus week at the College from May 24th to the 27th. This is one of the most important events during Tho year among student activities. Or. Burdick is to charge of the music. An elaborate program has been arranged for the Campus cel brat on. Will h. Hays president of Tho motion picture producers and do str it tors. Inc. And formerly postmaster general will speak on Friday Tho 26th. A Mard oras inter collegiate Al let c events inter fraternity a carnival productions by Tho depart of drama concerts Lia cruets and various alumni activities Are among he features scheduled. Is cuon will be by i Park Road will repair Bradford Macadam Road. At n largely attended meeting of the a Radforth automobile Assn. Held at Tho Bradford Hall tuesday evening he project of constructing a connecting link of Highway from Tho end of to Lennon Brook Road to the n. Y. State Ine connecting with the Allegany stale Park and re surfacing Tho Road beyond Corwin Center leading to Smethport was discussed and support of the measure was pledged. Viewers have been appointed by the court of Quarter sessions who will meet Juno 1 on ithe proposed Allegany Laid in underground conduits which necessitates Job. An extensive excavating the company is backed by a of capital and it is understood that no More Stock will be offered for Sale. Capt. Mayo improving. Capt. B. R. Mayo Dean of the my Kean county bar who went to Buff Alo two weeks ago and underwent a operation at the hands of or. Gardner of thut City is improving in a most satisfactory or Ranger. Pneumonia developed1 and for a Lima the condition of the patient was Dorlous however he rallied and his re covery is expected. , Mayo la 88 years of age and his recovery from this illness is most Gratifying to his Many friends Tiro Ghoul this Section. His Eon Guy b. Mayo esq., has been spend. Ing much time with his father in Buffalo. Baseball season opens next tuesday. The Smethport baseball Loam under the manager tin to of Tony Ander son is All set Marln " to go for the nist pame of the season with the War Ren independents at Community Field. Smethport Nett tuesday after noon. The same will be called Fol lowing the memorial Day exercises. Warren has one of the fastest Amateur teams in this Section of the stale and the Smethport team composed of play Era who last year made up the Smith port and East Smethport teams is said to be real form. The game will be a Hunt mar. Admission 50 cants. Manager Anderson already arranged the Frt Lowins schedule to Date june 4 Rixford. Community Field. June 11 port Allegany Community Field. June 18 port Ahogany. Port. June 25 Kane All swedes Community Field. July 2 Sheffield Community Field. Estimates furnished free of charge n wiring. Don t delay another min-1 -.jte. Cooper Bazini fixin co., see the Romany Gypsy caravan at Tho carnival. Hear the famous Indian in co Alume at the Carni Val. Pinched whole Gypsy a caravan of six automobiles filled i imaginable there being with a hand of Gypsy defended bedding to a live Chicken aboard. Smethport last sunday morning lined up on Boylston Street while were not received with men of the party were locked up in customary hospitality and their Ponce station and the women and Here was Brief. Later in lodged in the "hoboee1 the entire Calv Cade came to grief in the basement. Described As follows by monday s scene was q new one for the to police station. Old women Lay on upon the complaints of Ruce Erk Leberger who lives at the cots smoking pipes while children seemed to be everywhere. The head House at East Bradford and a Man named Davis who resides v and the chief came to an understanding Early in the evening the by Valky. Who claimed they had Money charmed from them by two Gypsy women the Bradford police took into custody yesterday afternoon a whole gang of about is adults end 20 children the you jest said to agreeing to reimburse the iwo complainants so thut his band could be up and away. The wanderers were ply fun their Freedom and left in a procession for new York state. Chief Solt accompanied them far. As the Only a few Days old. Were line and Captain Foster a far automobile loads altogether and the Bunch was hustled to the police Foster Brook. While the larg horde was in cols Ion where Davis and Ecklebarger identified the two women who charmed their Money away by the ancient pocketbook and handkerchief game the Fortune Teller taking the victim s Noel netbook to Charm it covering it with great excl Emcil prevailed Aboul the police Stalion where hundreds of adults Ana children gathered to take in Tho unusual s get which however was not very picturesque. Many went Back of the jail to look at the prison and extracting the but Fiey did not linger Long for tents a neat but a prod windows were open. White a Lone session was hold your tires today. Cooper ban Fry company s big Dollar bargain Day. Attrition is directed to Tho Page advertisement of the Fry big Dollar Days Sale which appears else where in today s Democrat. This Sale starts today thursday and continues Friday and saturday. Tho Dollar Days sales of this establishment Are becoming recognized As big regular Barga in events in Smethport. The pry company store will be closed tuesday decoration Day. Next attempted to Rob Cooper Home. Sabbers attempted to break into the Home of d. M. Cooper no. Pc fat a son Street shortly after 12 o clock this morning. A neighbor who turned from work heard just re the eggs trying to Jimmy the window to gain Entrance and sent a Call to the police. The officers pm medially went to the place but the. Robbers had evidently became aware that they were detected and escaped before the officers a sunday Herald. I tween the Leader of the rarer and chief Mann Eloc. Co., grand . A dolt adv h Nival. Roles by the Best a Lent at Tho car . To Moh Les to she naturalization court. At the session of court held monday Here. 11 petitions were received from aliens it bring to citizens. The petitions included five Polliers. Silly eight of Tho petitions Wero honoured Rand two were with the dirtiest Triick Tho Demon cd news. Reform Rind of appear. Of the Luttral z vol i Iho this the state will furnish the material for the re Surfac no with Cement of the Corwin Center division of route 56 and will build the sluices and prop erty owners will be nuked to donate Tho sum for the labor. The Money to to raised by donation will be Between and it Faun. Asked to Del stood Smethport will be raise about the Conopsis club of this place was represented Atho meeting by judge Joseph w. Bouton t. H. Purtle h. H. Neil fled. F. H. Hungiville and t. H. Morrison. There is no doubt of the necessity of this work. Work started on new residence. Work was started this week on the handsome now Brick resilience to be erected by Francis quirk on East main Street. Ray Abbey the Well known local contractor will be in charge of the work. William Rickey dead. William rec Joey an aged resident of this Borough died at his Home toes Day. To had been in poor health for n member of weeks past. Or. Rickey was 72 years of ago and was a quiet mannered industrious citizen who possessed Many friends. He had resided in this Borough for Many years. He is survived by his widow two sous Wro. Rickey of Okary Georgo Rickey of Smethport two daughters mrs. Gilford of Olcan and mrs. Henry but ton also one adopted daughter mrs. Ernest Stanton. The funeral will be help this. Thursday afternoon. Pee Maiden of old Madrid at car Nival

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