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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 26, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Democrat this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper my Kean Democrat the Democrat covers the entire news Field j of Mckean. It Aims to be your paper. Volume Xiv Niemo Cinat Ruil Lishing co., 1 Kiili sheiks Smethport pa., thursday May 26, 1921. Per year. No. 21. Will ask for potato greek state Schway Between Smethport Borough and Emporium Borough Chopus club takes action local organization changes Day and hour of weekly Sny Der Speaks on slag roads. At a Nee Tang of the Smethport con opus club at the grand Central hotel monday noon the plan of securing the completion of the Smethport to pm. Podium state Highway by Way of the ast Side of potato Creek was discuss at length. Motion was introduced by s. L and seconded by Guy b. Mayo thak the Smethport canopus club in the movement in aiding to so. Cure a petition for the improvement of the East potato Creek Road from Tho Borough of Smethport to the Borough of Emporium. The motion was car ried is one the most important stretches of Highway in this Section of the state Ana there seems to be no Rea son Why the Highway department should not Quick and favourable action for its completion in response to a petition from taxpayers of this Sec. Tion. President t. At monday s Mee other business of londay s meeting was the introduction a motion by j. W. Bouton seconded w e. A. Stud Holme that Tho hour of meeting of the club be changed from noon to p. M. Carried. Moved by j. Bouton seconded by a. R. Livermore that meetings be held on wednesdays instead of mondays. The Secretary was instructed to address a communication to the Shaw Mut Railroad expressing the a Precia. Mon of the club and citizens of Smith port for the installing of the warning Mechanic Street Orosi. Of Emp barium gave an a talk on thex Cost of building Blag roads. Yhun stings Sivillo presided know Young people United marriage wednesday morning. At St. Luke s episcopal Church this wednesday morning. May 25, at o clock occurred the marriage of miss Viola e. Badger and j. Laurence mor Rison the Rev. A. E. Van Dyke officiating. The ring service was used. The attendants were miss Elsie Sherer and e. A. Morrison. The Bride was attired in a dark Bike travelling suit carrying a bridal Boquet of White roses and Sweet peas. Following Tho ceremony the couple left on a bridal tour to Buffalo and other Points after which they will Talta up thin residence in Smethport. The Bride who is a daughter of or. And mrs. B. W. Badger of East Street is a graduate of the Smethport High school and for some time past has held a. Clerical position at the boys Magazine offices. She is one of the town s most popular Young ladies. Or. Morrison who also holds a responsible position with the boys Magazine and is a director of the Redfield publishing co., is clerk of courts of Mckean coun. To. To is a Well known Young Man of splendid qualities who is held in the highest esteem by a Vilde Circle of friends. The Democrat unites with hosts of friends in extending congratulations to this Happy Young couple on this auspicious occasion. Ministered to husband s dead. After tenderly ministering to her husband s Gravo at the col Grovo cemetery last Friday mrs. Oscar Malm quist one of the most highly esteemed residents of that place a proceeded to the Home of Lawrence Herzog nearby and there dropped dead from a sudden attack of heart failure. She was 69 years of age and was beloved by nil for her splendid womanly qualities. The. Funeral which was one of the most largely attended Ever held in that Vicinity was conducted by Rev. A. H. Edmonds and a. Swedish minister from it. Jowett at the Union Church Colegrove sunday. Memorial Day program for local Obser Vance next monday. Tho usual impressive memorial Kay exercises will beheld in Smethport next monday. The local Observance will to under the auspices of Bucktail Post no. 138, american legion in Honor of the surviving members of Mckean Post no. 347 g. A. R. Of Smethport s g. A. R. Post at one time one of Tho largest in this Section of the state Only seven remain h. L. Burun game e. R. Mayo j. C. Cunningham Emil thamm h. M. Choate Geo. W. King a w. Colegrove. Captain r. J. Sharpe of Kano has been secured to deliver the memo a Day address. Following is the Complete program of the Day in Case of inclement weather the exercises will be held at the court House and Monument. Parade. Tho Parade will form on West main Street in front of the court House at p. M. And the route will be Down slain to Nelson Street to cemetery returning to Nelson Street to main and disband in front of court House. Exercises at cemetery. Music. Band . Noble i. Mack Post 347, g. A. R. chorus Gettysburg . G. Potter music band . R. J. Sharpe american legion exercises at grave of Comrade Keith Pratt Salute and taps Choi us and audience . Arthur Gregson strewing of Flowers. Officers. President of the . Robert Hamilton . Donald hog Jurth . R. J. Sharpe committees. Neil Holder Russell Lindsley. H. L. Mccoy John Hull. Flowered daughters of the american i., revel u Tion Vetera cemetery Simetti Purv sons of Riveter pcs . Basse Fred Kasson h. L Burun game Axel Van Blad Colegrove c. A. Anderson George a. Winslow Farmers Valley Claude Heinlein Fred Brockham Leon Curtis. A. Stu Hohne j. C. Backus Hon. H. H. Redfield. Parade p. Bailey c. G. Metzgar f. Ii. Beiver. It is requested that All sailors Wear White hats and Leggins in the Parade. Free acts for the fair. Signed for two Clever acts last week. Last week Hie Mckean county fair association signed contracts with the Frank 1 Melville Agency of new York for two of the Best free acts under that management for appearance at the Fain in Smethport next septem Ber. The pets Are the Aerial faults and Leon s trained ponies. The for Mer act consists of a lady and a Gen Tateman two artists who do a series of thrilling Aerial acts. Leon s ponies is one of the finest acts of its kind travelling and is bound to make a pronounced hit j with the juvenile element and the older fair attendants Well. Licenses were granted. Judge Bouton thursday granted All licenser in Mckean county for which applications were on file. Two App i cat Lori 3 that had been advertised were withdrawn at the Lith hour tuesday they were those of the Kane House Dyn miters arrested at Bradford by travelling game protector l. K. Hogarth and Deputy Bradford Defeated hearing to be in Smethport men under arrest will be Given a hearing before Justice r. C. Glea son next Laws Are being strictly enforced by. Local authorities. Ralph Dieter and Fred Dieter of Minard run and Harold Powell of West Branch were arrested thursday morning by k. Hogarth travelling game protector and c. B. Benson game Warden for dynamite no Wallow reek and killing fish near the Home of j. W. It Willow Creek on april 21. Clyde Hinton is said to have been a fourth member of the dynamite no party but he has not yet been taken into custody. The police will assist the officers to find him and bring him to Justice or. Hogarth stated that the three arrested by him Are supposed to have been fishing on april 21 Over Cory Don Way and that upon their return from the trip they left their car in the Road Noar the Road Bridge at will of Creek and placing dynamite in a Hole not far from the brige set it off for the purpose of killing Trout. Or. Tomes and others were nearby and heard the explosion and hurrying in the direction of the sound came up. On the Dyn miters in two minutes time. They did not get is Chance to Nick up the dead Trout owing to the discovery of their act. The three who were arrested were Given a hearing before Alderman Williams they gave bail in the sum of each for their appearance to fore Justice n. C. Gleason in Smith port last Star record. The hearing of the men under a lie id last until next saturday when the prisoners will be brought before Justice Gleason. Highway work Progress. A workmen s Camp is being established above the county farm to House the labourers on the Highway contract recency awarded l. Cohen of Buffalo for the improvement of the Smethport to it. Jewett Road Between this place and Kasson. Work will be in Progress in a very few Days and present plans Call for the completion of the three Bridges Between comes and Kasson in thirty Days time. The additional Bridges and culverts Between comes and Smethport Wili he completed with in ninety Days. The Job of building the new Bridge across the Creek on Marvin Street this Borough will he a More extensive one As the new Struc Ture Calls for a ninety foot Span and will require considerable time. Or. Cohen has arrived in Smethport and intends to give Tho Job his per Sonal attention. Owing to the fact that the new Road Grade presents no difficulties work of laying the Concrete Highway surface should be under Way in splendid season and should Progress rapidly. A stated last week building operations will be started on the Kas son end working this Way. Loading stations will be established at Smith. Port and at Kasson but the bulk of materials will be consigned to Smith port. And Windsor hotel of Kane. In granting the licenses judge Bou ton considered that no other course was cup ii to him under the new Woner act. Of this act permits the Sale of Bev cages containing one half of one per cent Ihl Cohol the percentage Congress now to to intoxicating. It is pointed out however by attorneys that under the Woner act if any future co Gross should increase the alcoholic Content held to be intoxicating the wild be permitted to Ges containing alcohol con tent Arp to that permitted by the fed. Eral the Wright House to. S. Hull prop. Rhetor was the Only License asked for and granted in Smethport. I the Concrete work on the Warren Moore Job Between Smethport and Farmers Valley has progressed to Cross mires crossing. From now on two mixers will to engaged in making Short work of the remaining stretch to Farmers Valley. A third mixer is being moved onto Row Hill and will soon be in there. Canso i holders would sell beverages contain the band will play. The concert rendered by the smell port band at the bandstand on the court House Lawn last saturday night was heard by a Large concourse of people and apparently is going to prove a pleasing saturday night Fea Ture. Next saturday night weather per mitting the band will Render another concert at the it o _ clock playing an hour s program. Smethport too much for the speedy olympics three Hundred and fifty fans watched Smethport Boot a Ganio of base Ball away and then retrieve it at the fair grounds sunday Tho principals in the encounter being Smethport and the Bradford olympics the former emerging victorious by the score of 15 to 12. Bobbie Hull started off on Tho Mound for Smethport but with a panic Streak hitting his teammates at a phase Holtog ical part of Tho game the bit port Given him was heartbreaking Foi Tho Clever local and to did t have a . Nagle who succeeded Hull in the Box gave Ono of the Best exhibitions of pitching Ever witnessed on Tho local grounds. He literally pitched an game his repertoire inc luding everything with Speed to spare. With the team rallying to something of its usual form behind him. To morally turned defeat to Victory. However no feature of the contest was More edifying than Tho work of third baseman Gallagher. Ills work in Tho Field was nothing Short of spectacular. At Bat he proved a Demon three terrific drives from Hie mighty Bat demoralizing Tho opposing pitchers and his Speed on the bases was a Rev. Elation. Captain and coach h. B. Tull made Hla of Lucial reappearance on the Dia. Mond by playing the entire game at second and the splendid game he played attested that he is one of the vet. who refuses to become a has been. Continued on pages col. 4 the entire Community adopted crowd Ever in lyceum was that of last night card Young s condition. Gard Young who Hiis been a patient at the Bradford Hospital Fiance . Living injuries in being thrown from an automobile mention of which was made in Tho Democrat at Tho time has been in a. Real serious condition this week but is now somewhat improved and chances for his recovery Are considered Good. Tho Young Man was apparently in. Proving satisfactorily and last Friday got no for an hour s time when to suffered a. Severe relapse. An a Ray examination revealed the fact that to had received an internal rupture at the time of the Accident which had pro. A severe derangement. Fri Day night he underwent an extensive surgical operation and for several Days ils condition was considered most critical. Smethport relatives were notified of the turn in the Young Man s on Dillon and mrs. Jane Young his Mother and miss Edith Young a Sis. Tep journeyed to Bradford in e. A. Studholme s automobile Friday night ind were present when the operation was performed and have been with the patient since. Or. Young s Wido Circle friends will unite in Tho Hope for his Early 1 Complete at the methodist episcopal Church sunday morning at o clock Fol lowing Tho regular service the wed Ding of miss Mary Purnell Amster daughter of or. And mrs. Jos Amster of Smethport and Eugene Bradley Willson of Olean was solemnized by the Revl Arthur Gregson. The attendants were miss Margaret Sasse of Smethport and Harry evil lbs brother of the Groin. The. Bridei to worn by her Mother tume of White taffeta and Georgette with White picture hat . She wore a. Corsage of Pink Rose buds and ill lies of the Valley. Miss Sasse was become ugly attired in White voile with hat . Following the wedding ceremony the bridal party left in automobiles for Olean where a wedding breakfast was served at the Home of the Groom s parents the participants being the bridal party and a few immediate relatives. After a Short honeymoon or. And mrs. Willson will take up their Resl. Dence in Olean where the Groom is associated with his father in an extensive contracting business. The Bride is one of Smethport s fairest Young ladies and the Groin is a rising business Man. Hosts of friends will unite with the Democrat i extending to them felicitations for Happy married life. Irish Relief fund in Smethport. The executive committee in Clarge of Tho Irish Relief fund in Smethport is composed of t. F. Hungiville m. S. Geary and Claude Shattuck. The work of soliciting funds was launched the first of the week and returns the first Day were it is not planned to conduct any general canvass of the town but contributions will be grate fully received by any member of the committee. Smethport is part of the Pittsburg District the Complete quota of which is the Irish Relief fund is a great humanitarian movement which is being conducted throughout the nation being endorsed by and being under the Dir action of leading men and women of i to United states. The funds arc remitted through the National Headquarters which Are at new York to the Irish White Cross society which is neither political or sectarian and Are distributed impartially. To you who Are Reading this thous. Ands Are making an Appeal for food clothing and shelter. The Democrat publishes All the de. Conklin dead. De. Aged resident of mar Van Creek died last thursday aged about 70 years. Burim was sunday he is survived by his wife. Tuneful music splendid Vaude. Ville gorgeous costumes great Street Parade proceeds upwards of pro sen Tod again event was under direction of met. H. A. Wells for Benefit of War veterans in response to popular sentiment it has been decided to again conduct the Buckhall carnival at the lyceum this wednesday evening at of clock. The same program will to presented. In us interesting entirety. Mckean county slacker list. The slacker list of draft District no. Week contains ten names and none of the ones listed Are now residents of the county. Ono Man a Bradford chinaman who has not been heard of since to left for parts unknown at the time of Tho first draft May have been a slacker but it. Is thought the others on the list were floaters temporarily located in -the., county who moved and most of whom under threatening skies Smethport s first animal May carnival under the direction of mrs. H. C. Wells for the Benefit of Buckhall Post no. 138, am. Erica legion was ushered in at o clock yesterday afternoon with the widely heralded Street Parade. Any drawbacks us to the weather were More than offset by Tho brilliancy of the great Street pageant which was Replete with novelties and surprises. Last evening Tho lyceum was to nod. Tolls fullest capacity for the carnival proper which consisted of an array of splendid vaudeville acts a glittering costume Bah and attractions of great Parley. Over 1000 persons paid and in lesion to Tho big playhouse it was Tho biggest and most delightful event Ever hold in Smethport. The Parade formed at the Comer of main and Mechanic Street and moved up the former thoroughfare Ziilch waa Nim i. Appear a her through negligence on their part ii is the firm belief that Moke an county shelters no slackers and Only one county newspaper has taken the list ser. Piously enough to publish it. The list for draft District no. 2 has not yet been made Public. . Or. And mrs. Michael Erhart of Kane have announced the engagement of their daughter Cora to Philip a. Adams of Olean. The wedding will or in Kane. Juno 8. Tho Prospect ivc Bride is a sister of mrs. Sydney Burdock of Smethport and has Many friends Here. Pomona Grange program. The Mckean county Pomona Grange will hold its june session in cerus. Wednesday Juno 1st. Please note that there will he a Forenoon after noon and evening session. A. Degree session. Report of officers. Report of standing committees. Report of special committees. Reports of subordinate Granges. New business. P. Program. Memorial services. Should the Farmer adopt an eight hour is the present style of women s dress tending toward value and importance of accredited Herd testing for vocal Hogarth what Are the Best drinks for chit Dren and annual Auto tour to the Pennsyl Wania state College june 22, 1921. How to pack june butter for win. Ter How Best 1o preserve eggs for Winter Hogarth. Recent school w. Lillibridge. How often should Corn and Pota toes re when to Cut weedy special music. Closing song. P. Session 5th de. Grec. 5th degree . Initiation of candidates. The Democrat covers the news Field of Mckean county. Massed sides with spectators. In the opinion of everyone it was one of the Elrea text processions Ever witnessed in this Section. The headed by. Mar shall and Alde Jbv Mentil to attired in Coats then Buck tall Fosty a american legion led by Post comm Lri Der or. R. W. Hamilton followed by the boy scouts under Tho supervision of scout master a. R. Lovei More. The March ers presented a splendid appearance. Marching in True historical order came startling impersonations of of Tho world s greatest personages with the Shade of John Barleycorn bringing up the rear. The Section devoted to the floats presented some Beautiful spectacular conceptions. Particularly so were Hose representing William Penn Mak. No his treaty with the indians the Camp fire girls the american red Cross with surgeon nurses and patient on operating table. A Large num. Ber of business places were represented in line with Clever floats and the Long procession of decorated Auto mobiles presented some Beautiful de signs. Tho Long cavalcade presented an endless array of novelties Uncle Sam Leo Herzog and miss Columbia mrs. Robert Hamilton occupying n prominent place in the list. Tho Obille. Propelled by we. Mitchell and Robert Taylor and bearing inscriptions such As this car was built in the dark we need was a Clever amusing feature which caught the fancy of the crowds. There were minstrels fairies Kings paupers Canni Bals soldiers Pler rots Pler ettes. Policemen Queens characters of history and Romance colonial Dames Planta. Tion darkies cartoon characters Jap anese. Indians and animals without number. The activities of the Cap live Bear impersonated by Halsey Allison which refused to Ebay Cap tured kept things moving. The Long procession proceeded up main to Pike and counter marched to Bast main Street and disbanded. Hundreds of people from out of town were present on this memorable Occa Sion in spite of the inclement weather an All found themselves repaid for their visit. Last night a steady Stream of per. Sons surged through the doors of the lyceum two hours before the pro Gram started. Every bit of stand Long. And seating space was never has the town witnessed so Largo a gathering in one auditorium. The huge throng was splendidly handled continued on Page 8, col 1

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