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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 26, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania Page four the Democrat thurs., May 26, 1921. The Mckean Democrat it , editor and manager. Entered at the Post office at As second class matter Smethport pa., thursday May 26, 1921. Editorial superintendent schools c. W. Lillibridge arid township supervising principal Fig lit con ducted the eighth Grade examinations for wet More township saturday. Forty two pupils took the examination and forty one passed creditably which is a splendid commentary the efficiency the schools. The Success Ful pupils will enter Kane High school next term. President Harding monday with tears coursing Down his Cheek placed a Wreath the coff Iii containing the body the first american Soldier to die German soil at a funeral Cere Mony for. Soldier dead from across the seas at the army piers at earthly re Mains youths then in prime robust manhood whose Hob nailed shoes sounded a Jaunty cadence those same piers but a few months ago. One Hundred thousand sorrows Are touching my heart. It must not be again. God Grant that it will not said the presi Dent. No one doubts the sincerity the sad Ness our great hearted president. But would t it be a substantial endorsement his lofty sentiments if he would throw his great in fluence into the league nations plan All persons concerned in the proposal securing electricity for Sinet port should read the communication electricity and taxes Page 2 to Day s Democrat. The figures Given shatter All statements that electricity would Bur Den the taxpayers. It plainly shows As the has maintained right along that the Cost obtaining electric Light and Power would be negligible to the individual taxpayer. In the death chief Justice the United states loses one the greatest justices since Marshall. A southerner and a Democrat his sense duty and patriotic Devotion knew no sectional party lines. He was revered by the entire nation. Mckean county s super efficient Board gov Jerii ifs Public throttle is the present Board auxiliary the entire nation was stricken with grief last week at news he passing Franklin k. Lane Secretary the Interior in president Wil son s Cabinet. In spite col. Harvey s Asser Tion that the people America Are not idea lists Here is one great american who was. Although he attained High places during his Brilliant car Eer he died practically a poor Man. His entire life was dedicated to serving Mankind which he did with no regard to personal gain. The Public attitude toward tobacco and especially Cigar ets seems to be changing. A National questionnaire shows that in no Amer ican state except possibly Utah is there any ser ious opposition in general and less than half the newspaper editors in that state be Lieve that their communities would favor com plete prohibition for tobacco. Hostile legislative efforts thus far have been directed Only against the cig Aret and that Type hostility shows a marked decrease. Anti cig Aret Laws have been repealed by Tennessee Arkansas and Iowa. An attempt to enact such a Law in Oregon last year failed to get enough signatures for the referendum petition. An anti cig Aret Bill in Oklahoma was killed in committee. Kansas appears to be the Only state now out Lawing Cigar ets and it is said to be seriously considering a repeal. The War has undoubtedly had a Good Deal to do with this change sentiment. Before the Var Public opinion was generally hostile to cig areas and most the men who smoked them did so apologetically. During the War nearly All the soldiers smoked them and the people at Home got a new Light the subject. Even the y. M. C. A. Lent its Aid to provide fags for the boys at the front. The Public has Learned More about tobacco too As a result medical testimony to the effect that Cigar ets Are not so deadly As they have been represented. Few doctors recommend tobacco in any form but Many authorities nowadays declare that if a Man must smoke cig Aret Modera the least harmful form indulgence. One medical writer explains that Cigar ets Are dry and Burn far better than cigars pipes and that Good combustion destroys the Poison Ous effects nicotine. Every authority How Ever deplores the use tobacco even in this mild form by boys under Herald. No further reduction in Ford prices no change from present models there will be no other reduction in prices Fords neither will there be any change in models was the announcement made at a recent meeting in Columbus o., Ford dealers at the Columbus Branch. This announcement was made by a representative from the Detroit office who went into rela Tive details to present automobile conditions. Some interesting figures were Given by the Detroit representative that have a bearing the business As a result the recent reduction in prices. He informed the dealers that the Ford company lost every touring car manufactured and the net loss the roadster was while the Sedan the loss was the profit Side the led Ger were three models the Plain Chassis shows the truck and the Coupe the Ford company has ninety million dollars Worth material under contract for 1921 at the old Price and with these conditions the above figures show that the company cannot stand any further reduction. It is almost certain that unless the company can go into the markets and make additional purchases at lower prices than the present contracts Call for there will be an increase in prices after the first the year. The Ford Plant at Detroit is one fifty automobile manufacturing concerns which is in operation at anything like production at this time. In the Detroit factory and All the branches the company has Over employees. Main Street garage James quirk sons. Line parts for Oliver tractor plows by r. K. Knapp. So Many inquiries have been made concerning salaries for teachers that the principal the Central state Normal school lock Haven has Given concise statement Edmonds salary Law. The minimum salary that May be paid elementary teachers in districts the first class is to this minimum must be added each year until a salary is reached. The minimum annual salary elementary teachers in districts the second and third classes is to the minimum Sec Ond class districts there must be added annually for eight years and to the minimum teachers in districts the third class an society great Scott potentate by Grace Beelzebub and temperamental jealousies party leaders the Republican party machine in Mckean county in addition to mind ing the Public s business neglecting it at the rate per Day in the Case the former officials and at the rate approximately per year in the Case the illustrious Kane Branch the numerous Smili clan have now assumed the right to interpret the Laws the Nuhaily for four years so that All Commonwealth which is fattening their purses teachers in second class districts will Why should i keep this info. Just As they see fit. In 1919 an act and in third class districts mation in bean n11 t Irive to Ture was passed re the publication mercantile teachers in Rural schools will receive per to appraisers lists in the several comi ties the month. State specifying that this important bit. Conn. The minimum salary for High school teachers a. To advertising be published in two newspapers Jan districts the first class is and there there was literally a . Rea son and flow soul at n dinner party Given in Boston recently in Honor scientist Einstein and his parly who Are visiting in America. The discussion at the conclusion tie dinner had assumed a lofty tone beyond the realm Ordinary i prehension when mrs. To Weizmann wife . Chalm Weizmann who is a member . The Einstein party added a distinctly human touch by scratch ing a the seat lighting a cigarette. From this episode the conversation was in a. Lighter vein. Or. Einstein who sounds like a fish peddle but is really a cosmic scientist what Hahl Ever that is degenerated into a frivolous mood and admitted that he had heard Thomas a. Edison. Then some Cut up who was present showed him one the Edison questionnaires and the Learned Einstein failed an. J swering the questions just like any elementary i Ordinary dub and came Back with tills look in the almanac if i want i to know How far a Foo can jump fast lightning the sound the j inner Bell travels. This is what you j the bunk is it yes representing the majority political party and one Are eight annual increments in Dis-1crjurso thi3 is a free translation newspaper the minority political party. Of the second class the minimum salary is the Mckean county the minority party is represent Only one newspaper the Democrat. De i Nelcar his opinion the questionnaire. From a scientific Point View the in districts the third class the mini wag a riot flail Many inc a this fact the minority share the Mercan-1 mum salary is with four annual incr problems were touched upon Howe a tile advertising was awarded to the Bradford j mints each. The minimum monthly shering clean neglected to j with eight annual increments each. Fourth he ways removing the Hosp ii j no possibilities from Home brew and which is officially listed As an Independent salary High school teachers paper. The Era May not be a Republican a a tricks is it is not a democratic paper the benefits the foregoing minimum Sal consequently the Powers that be have ignored Aries Are required to be Given Only to those hold the bases Are full was not explained j the Democrat minority party in Mckean j ing College permanent certificates College pro j county. How they propose to get away with i vision Al certificates Normal school diplomas. Navigation the air can never be a this contempt the Normal school certificates special permanent have reached perfection unto a. The Democrat would like to know together with certificates special temporary certificates per coast to depend upon mules information several other matters general manent state certificates and certificates to Hauy Public interest namely How it conies that the j Are permanent licenses to teach. A teacher members the Board commissioners cared holding a professional certificate a certificate the Gas bomb so much for that office before election and care equivalent value As determined by the state the newest weapon offence so Little for it since they were elected that they Board education shall receive a minimum battleships is the Sims . Are found at the commissioners office Only a monthly salary All others shall receive1" l3 to he by air planes and few hours each week. Many a tired business1 at least per month. A win than Man even if not interested in How the taxpayers an interesting feature the Bill is that pow for now Money is being expended would be interested school districts the first class for each to planning a to foil test to learn How to conduct a business even smaller the teaching and supervisory staff the com to determine first whether it is tens. Than that Mckean county by working Only Pennsylvania pays 2.-, per cent to the

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