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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 26, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean Democrat volume 52. Limo Chat publishing 8o., Sno. Hussell Lind slav editor Smethport pa., thursday May 26, 1927. Term8-42.m per year. No. Program for memorial Day impressive Observance Here next monday next monday memorial any will to appropriately observed in Smethport under the auspices of Buckhall Post american legion with surviving Mem Bers of Mckoan Pott no 347, g. A. K. Participating. There will be the usual Parade headed by the Smethport band with veterans of nil Wara. Relief Organiza children and civic bodies in line which will traverse the Busi Ness Section at o clock proceed ing to Beautiful Rose Hill cemetery where an impressive of exercises will be conducted. The orator of the Day will to profs h. Hoise. A. Of Normal school who comes to sme Tii port highly recommended As a speaker of exceptional attainments. B. O. Potter is president of the Day and at a meeting with his several committees tuesday evening perfected final arrangements for the Observance. The cd Lucial program follows Parade the Parade will form on Kins Street in front of legion Hall and will Slit at p. M. Tho one of March will be flown main to Hill Street counter Anarch up main to Mechanic Street to cemetery halting at the first water on Mechanic Street for salutations. Exercises at cemetery music Bellna invocation Rev. J. A. Taylor Post 347 g. A. R. Lest we forget with local contributions for Mississippi flood sufferers Relief totalling Over the fact is emphasized that the local committee composed of w. Specht mrs. Jag. Nellis and mrs. H. G. German Are still re coining contributions. Every cent is needed in this hour of emergency th3 crisis of which has not yet passed. Smethport originally asked for a quota of which was later doubled has exceeded Tho ?1400 quota by nearly and is expected to do even better. Post exercises music male chorus Reading Lincoln s Gettysburg address Ouy Kitayo . H. A Alec a. M. A Millersville Normal school j american exercises at Graves Salute Antt taps Al ugly male chorus America. Audience Benediction key. J. A. Taylor strewing of Flowers officers. President of the a. G. Potter. P. h. Gaise a. M. Committees executive and Rice Taylor. Mccoy Russell ii Dilcy. Of in charge of sons of veterans. Committee in charge of cemeteries Smethport Fred Kas 1 son has. Or Koan Colegrove c. A. Anderson Farmers Valley Leon cur tis. Taylor. In cose of inclement weather exercises will he held at the legion Hall surviving members of me Kean Post g a. F., Are. H. M. Choate Daniel Allen pm 11 the Anim j. C. Cunningham and h. L. Burlingame. One Day last week Corporal g. W. Shaw of the state Highway motor patrol stationed at the Coudersport sub station received painful injuries when his motorcycle collided with a Light Overland truck belonging to the Smethport Gas company and driven by fret Milroy. Car nral Shaw was following close lie had the local Cor along the Marvin Creek Roxal and when or. Milroy made a right turn into a driveway opposite the Francis Duffy farm four Miles from town the motor patrolman some manner misjudged ins action and also turned his motorcycle to the right. As a result he crashed into the right Side of the Overland which was then fully six Fife Toft the pave Mont. The motorcycle was badly damaged and the Impact crumpled fenders of the Overland. 3 or. Milroy brought or. Shaw nil his damaged machine to Smethport and later took the Highway patrolman to Coudersport. Or. Shaw has brought suit to collect the amount of the damage caused his machine from the insurance company with which the Smethport Gas com will advertise Roosevelt Trail i h. J. Rice local Man will direct Field Campaign at of enthusiastic mooting1 of directors and the executive committee of i lie Roosevelt Highway association held at Canoe place inn port Alley last Friday afternoon a program of advertising the great Scenic route across the Northern tier of Pennsyl Vania counties on a National scale was adopted and the hiring of a held no c or travelling Secretary to secure Mem Bers for organization in All Clito and Toonis along the route was authorized h. A Rice of Smethport who script by proxy for e. A. Study Louie. Local member of the association s Board of directory and who was unable to at tend at the meeting was engaged to serve in this important capacity. Rice who was for icily Secre tary of the it Koan county fall association and who at the present time is employed by Clev Olim land Bank As a travelling appraiser is exceptionally qualified by experience and by Tho wide acquaintance he enjoys throughout Northern Pennsyl Vania this important position. The now Field a Sam is starting t week to organize intensive drives Foi Roosevelt association memberships in All cities and towns along the Hajj a continued on Cpe, col. 4 lightning bolts in nimble Cap rings Tho unprecedented steady heavy Rains which Linvs drenched this acc to for three weeks past were by unusually severe storm manifesta Lions of nature s violent Wrath band concerts will. Start next week the Smethport band is pre paring to Start its popular summer schedule of opon air concerts which have been a of easing feature of summer life in this Borough for save rpm years past on thursday evening of next week Tho band has maintained its regular schedule of weekly rehearsals during Tho past Winter and is in spa Snajd form for the summer season. The program for the first concert will to published not week. Din of july 4th explosives will be limited motorists who have Heon enraptured y the summer Beauty of the Forest lir Bush which the Roosevell Highway passes on Tho Hill Between Hazel Liu St Ami it. Jewett 9 Miles from Smethport will rejoice to that Woods probably the list of Virgin Timber to lie found along the ipg ways of Northwestern Pennsyl Vania will he preserved permanently As a memorial to if Kean county s War heroes. The Forest which was preserved the action of a number of county Citi Zens who purchased the tract in time to save it from was turned Over to Mckoan county some recently ornate signs Wero erected at the a Lerway approaches to the for est whih Bear the legend Mankind punday afternoon and ton a Duy Nicht. Forest dedicated to Mckean county s Bucktail and ins world heroes 192c Pany carries a i nullity policy on the Durini the storm monday evening lightning played violent havoc with automobile which figured in the Acci witnesses state that str. Jiroy was totally blameless for the crash. Electric line of Tho Keystone Power corporation Between it. Jewett and Kim. While no Perlinn Elij damage to tha Coleville youth graduating class elects officers at an election held by the senior class of Smethport High school. Tues Day this year s valedictorian and salutatorian were chosen from the list of Honor students. Mil Jeninson is valedictorian and miss Naomi Goskin is and this two will deliver the in accordance with the usual custom at commencement exercises to be Helel thursday evening it the Smethport legion by list of Honor students of the of 1927 was announced is Fol Cluni Lisa Backus. Margaret Hull. Naomi Gaskin. Mel Al Johnson. Mar puerile Stickles. Cerold Capwell and Ada slut Holme. Medial awards announced announcement his been made hint Bright will receive the Ameri can lesion Seelal and Julia Catherine Hubbard will be Given the Ara Erinn Ralph my orc 18, of Ivas seriously injured monday evening while engaged in cranking his Ford Automo bile when As it developed the vehicle ? in gear and the car when it Start eel plunged Forward pinning the Young the Man against an Iron railing surround ing a stove in the tuns Moore s left knee Cap was torn from place. The Accident victim brought to Smethport where or. Burg Chad Wick rendered first Aid after which lie was taken to the Bradford Hospital by r. B. Burdick of this Borough. At that institution doctors Hogan and Patlon. After making an ineffectual Effort to restore the knee was on its place were compelled to operate upon the leg to set the injured member. The Accident will incapacitate Young Moore for some time. Nurse badly injured while doctors Hogan and june 9, cum. The class were operating upon Young Patton Monre line resulted from the heavy Holts of lightning which repeatedly catered nimbly along the wires Breakers and port were of commission. Smell part in darkness for Over a half hour while fury of the storm was at its height lightning s freakish Ness displayed during the Progress of the severe electrical storm sunday afternoon the treo lishness of lightning was again forcefully displayed it the residence of to. A. Swanson of West main Street hero a Boll list an Apple tree in the -.-ml, ant after tracing a fantastic do sign in the bark of the tree lilt the ground at the roots turning up the soil if a of dynamite had been a ported the Bolt next jumped to .1 i-1 wire leading to the residence our Nung it asunder and leaped to an elective Lead line putting a nearby Street Light out of commission and Fol owing the wire to a pole ran Down a guv wire to the ground breaking an insulator and again hitting the ground with explosive effect. Occupants o the. Swanson residence plainly Felt the of the Shock. The Fine Forest lines both sides o the Hill Grade of the Roosevel Highway for a distance of Over to Miles. At each sweeping curve of the Roar Way a now Panorama of Rar unfolded. Land adjacent to the he gown was owned by of. K. Kane of Tishe qua. Part of it forming the Perm Anen of tie Forest on the Hazelhurst Side of the water trough part Way up the Hill was held by the. Bradford Wood products co. Two years ago this company started one of the nurses who had assisted in moving the from or. Burdick s automobile into Tho Hospital went to the car to secure seme articles and in cl09 my the door the end of the third Finger of her right hand was caught in such a manner Tho to the and of the member was severed at the joint. The Young lately and walked the Hospital where or. Hogan attended her serious injury. Displayed ran unassisted int the world s idol s. Captain Charles Lindbergh intr Pelcl american Lyons Aco Whu Burgess will enforce regulating firecrackers i surge a d. M. Informs Democrat hint the ordinance incr the exploding of. Firecrackers another fourth of july noise making a vices prior to and a Etc a the Date at America s National birthday Ohserv-1 will be rigidly enforced this year. To expedite the enforcement Bur Gess Brasted will solicit Tho cooperation of local dealers requesting them not to place fourth of july explosives on Sale until july it is reason Able to expect that this Ooopes toil will be readily extended. I the decision of the Burgess will b9. Cranle full received by residents of Smel poit. Who have Eli Dured the local tendency to . L the Lime of Tho annual nerve wracking Fourl i of july bombardment to a period several weeks previous to july fourth and for Days after Tho Holiday Date has passed. As a result Tho Day has become one of horror and dread rather than an of Happy Celebration to the average cite . To Burgess will have Tho moral support of the in ills be piloted his piano the spirit of St. In first Ivans Atlantic ram York to Paris in 3 i hours ast Friday and saturday. 3000 Miles. Able intention to end this nuisance. S. H. S. 3rd at Clarion meet on to Alfred today Smethport High school track and Field team won third place at big Intursi holistic meet held in. Clar Ion Friday. The Points made by the five highest schools were As Fol lows Warren 21 3-4 fore City 18 3-4 Smethport 17 Day ton vocational 10 3-4. 20 schools ind Over 300 athletes com or. Hilton chemical Plant h. W. Nikon Well known Bradford and Smethport manufacturer Haa taken Over the Keelor Wood chemical nolo y at we Moro which has Beoit Idle for some time past and started ulrus in tie retorts monday. The Wetmore Plant which has Dally capacity of cords is a Model one in every detail and is practically now or. 1 Niton has completely repaired the Plant Slanco acquiring it recently. At Ihor e in abundance of natural Gas fuel and practically an inexhaustible Supply of Wood the rendition of the Wood alcohol Industry Jit the present Lime is Ca Rirl Bert As being the Best in years Ami or. Hilton who is an. Expert chemical manufacturer is bound to make a to Cut from the tract but before the devastating work had proceeded far or. Kahe interested r. B Burdick of Smethport and a. J. Bond of Brad Ford in tie move to save the Forest. Messers Burdick and Pond promptly stopped the Wood cutting activities by buying the i Adford company s inter Ost. A Ivancin the Purchase Cost following this a number of other Well known county citizens made subs taxi total donations to the laudable move ment with the result that a strip of 30 rods of Timber on civic a Side of the Highway was purchased. On the Small portion of the tract Wiere Timber had been Cut the Pur chasers set out Young Pine Trees which Are flourishing. A num Berra Young Spruce Trees have also been set ont in the Vicinity of the a new to Roufeh. Other work of bet nil fling the Forest has been carried out and All told has been spent in creating this memorial Forest. After bringing the project to a successful conclusion the promoters turn even Vone sep wild be p roil of. Fans were very much in evidence on the Clarion county fair where the meet was hold. Or. Hilton is also Hend of Tho new bin Pliny which recently purchased the Lai Jfe. Winslow Punk Suta Why and is putting tub repair to Start open the margin of Points Sis very Sliu it Complete installation of new Type of blowing machine in ent cd by himself fall. Narrow Between the Scott of Warren who holds the 12-Pound Aliot it 42 it. 2 in. And discus throw at 11b it 2 1-3 info the Clarion track scored 17 Points for his team single hand Eft. To is sol cd Hal Sunie of the schools which competed at Clashin cont nerd on Page 2 local youth to enter West Point r k edit Over to the county. Air. Kane a Rin Tinc the land with a strict Lons the. Ambition of countless thousands hot , pc vent the cutting of living of real blood Tel american youths. Its for Camp perforce is limited to a few. Big plans for july 4th Here the directors of the a wiccan county fair association Are proceeding with Elanor note plans for the big county fourth of july Celebration to be held of. The county fair grounds this Borough monday july 4th. It is planned to make the Observance a big Basket picnic for residents of county towns. There will he n pro Gram of Atli Letalu events vaudeville music special features Square Lancing and professional circuit horse racing. The racing program will one of the Best Ever witnessed in the county with a Large number of entries advertising. This insures a Trot for n purse Foster Bros. Great american circus will indies auxiliary medal. These in. Koster Brothers Fleat american intensive of the motor operetta wednesday night Tho hurry up a tuneful musical comedy will to produced by he senior class of her Ahpo re High school at the Smethport Bej Rinn to com next wednesday evening Juno at o clock. Proceeds will go to help defray expend a of the sentor trip to washing join. A most laudable purpose. The principles and choruses Havo been hard at work rehearsing for some time past and Advance rumours indicate that the musical comedy will be a Winner and Well Worth attend airs. Irma Cather has charge of the miss Ruth Walker is Duhling tha choruses and Mai Lenore Lemmler la accompanist. These ladles Ore spar ins neither Ottmo nor Effort to Stasa Tho Rod Motlon in in lavish manner. Tickets will be put on Sale soon by members of the senior class. Show Here june 13th military Academy july 1 to Glar this in v Forest. Education to Boom awards arc in of annually my Cement to the Hoy Antl girl student of the i Rhth Grade who is a onsite re l to he the most in Lumc to the clasp in ability and other respects. The recipient of the d. A. R. Ameri can history prize has not yet Bec i chosen. Com tinted is to visit Smoth port monday the 13th of Lune. Two . Afternoon Olicer of the army. Young Colegrove. Who army Tantod from the local Ifird school with class of and was an Honor stud night. Foster Brothers Reeves through j ent and an of prowess during own Heel equip his student Days hns worked tirelessly choose Homes local Man will meet Mcgraw his old team mate Herman full Well known local ath Lete who is in Ahi Mntijo of St. Venture s College Al Lenny. Was a member of the1, baseball to am of hint College alien Lohn a corny. Manager of the new York giants and his assistant manager. Hushey Jennings were also playing on the same Clu a Tho Start of their treat careers. Or. Tell has been Rameil As a Mem Ber of the College reception Mittie which will receive the Xci York leaders and their team on their the country on its ment of 40 motor trucks int gives a daily Street Parade. The show grounds will be Mundy from on or Irvin Street. 7 Osier Brothers will not disappoint the Judi Nlle population by the Ion of i Parade feature. The or ild for his Poal. Through the offices of United senator David he received appointment of second alternate Annapolis Onval Academy and by Hnein Jyh an it is believed that the owner of i Arnup perform in if. Dogs lost his i canine actors in Smethport. One Day recently an intelligent or succession his Chance for n s soon after graduation ilk h on Rose Man aril to Striton of i Elldor in his annexed Hir Solf to and promptly run of Smethport ran rest school. The local Youns Man j Nisei in employ of that we will solve a free in Neal tests Nemess filly hut Des Hin Monsler. U then a Vince representative for footer pile his splendid Phy Philo. A _ Sll Allt .00n that the pet pos Brothers great american circus. De feet of vision of Eye rest Ltd l Gigli jump Ina a Lilly the hers great american c Foster Brothers do not consider a failure to meet Complete without .1 free i melts. Parade and fake into Al time the attitude of the kiddie win Man has await a it gently Fri this Streit and it in a event event in their Mounir lives for it must be remembered tint event defect but i limit the a a that the dres idiot Rome for o or .1 year Paft the local Urh ass rating a on i Orr it to Correct Tho Ovol. In. is if vision and has Snow ceded n Deli Crit of his Sinchi Ort hand Ivill Piny in of the a Brand stand nil the after and As sonic the no Are Monheimer store entered by thief rent of he stand nil the alter list thursday night a noon As soon the Are Entrance to the lion Over and directly off a the balloon i clothing store main Street ascension there will be old fax cloned a Ifield the Register of a Small dunces held on the platform in i Hilm currency which had been left front of the grand stand. Till when the store was closed on the Midway will event no Jat it on that Day. . Including Ferris wheel and else was and Tho me-Rry-Po-roiin.1. Evidently Amateur it is none Tor Eaily to Start plan overlooked a Box Connia Nln to the fourth in Sun the it. 1" Assn rement of which re ind the of Gistjr. The. Romiero discovered when store arts opened Friday morning. Disclosed the fact that ithe thief had gained Entrance by be ii Nhing a piece of Timber which he had Irant a against the rear end of the injured in Auto opon window 13 l 4trf-Ei. Burf Aio. Feet ground. A Tranel it re in nil he anal fjc.1 those who Ajoc Dorl the similar hell w it in their Praise of events. Former local woman be ii banging Fryni the Back for wer is print to coming of the circus these juveniles have stood by the for meantime the age Entrance to lie Nival re Ademy. Home coming visit to St Donn of noun i a pro the Pok aromatic fervently the Many animals and players depicted there to say nothing of futile attempts in Tiv next wednesday when the giants will meet the College nine in an exhibition game. Another Scarlet fever Case the Tenn Coffee Shoppe is under however lie was still Noel j a Mission 1" the army school Pavs-e.1 the Menno and physical for to Wes with colors. For and another trav. But door of the in As the re Sull of pm had aided the thief in no Kwh lab oct Noreil near Hinsdale Santur climbing up the Limber. Dav night. In Mph the in which slip was terrier Riding wow Stimik by a car Goin in Little de into the old Hay mow of dad s to imitate weird feats of some foreign gymnast. To deter one Lota eau Arntine owing to the illness of from the s pleasure of Youn Steis three year old son of mrs a in item that shall never be listed in Carrie Renn the owner who is suffer Tho itinerary of Foster Greit ing from an attack of Scarlet fever. American circus. Port i oni pm it option. The tyke a few Ilys later won for him in Rios a incr inn i u when in the a it Tvan Rattei ufos. At he gun rail of Ron inc his new mistress some fic where she wis Yukon follow Concrete at a completed cont Ictor n. I. Dennl Friday night presented himself it i the direr ton and was Knock Concrete work on the High Rozits from a race by hoist int Llu Accident. And i miss is n. of Horio eni re Campbell of Smethport and i if Amer Well known local resident. Of soldiers being a revolutionary Soldier while his father the late a. W. Cole prove was one of the original volunteers of Fien Enil Kane s famous lighting civil War rills. Ing his in is Over his walked on his front feel before startled prize. Try Democrat Job or Intens subscribe for the Democrat. Any Cross Cut which will Divide at the dangerous intersection on the Railford Huff he int nearby Farmers Valley. The Job of strip of pavement which be open for Traljic in a few weeks time is a spin Nold on to finish the Job Fri Day night work or acceded with Aid of Aee Tollne flood lights until mid Midnight

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