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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 27, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mcke an volume xl1v Iii Mushat i i Ishing co., inc. I Ubl Ishbii Smethport pa., thursday May 27, 1920. To ii .11 8 1 Teh yeah in a11vanob no. 22 an improved train service. The Pennsylvania Railroad in keep ing with its policy of cooperating to Beu Olit Trio towns it serves Lias taken cognizance of the protests filed by Tho Quinn enterprises and towns along the Clermont Branch Uga Piast the removal of the morn liner and afternoon trains popularly known locally As the and the trains by the new time table which went into effect monday last and while the two trains were discontinued originally schedule by running the Short run train be tween Larabee. Find Clermont which formerly tied up at East Smethport through to re Sway once daily practically Tho same service As that sup. Plied by the trains removed is provided. A the Rigort run train now sup. Plea the entire potato Creek Valley with service the Genera service on Tho local Branch is better than it has been in Many years and residents of Smethport. Colegrove Crosby Beula Norwich and Clennon have cause to feel jubilant Over the new order of things. By the new train service the morn ing train from Clermont to Larabee passes through Bast Smethport at and on the return trip passes through this at proceeding through to Ridgway. On the afternoon trip from Rideway to Larabee the train arrives at Smethport at and returning passes through East Smith port at p. M., proceeding through to Clermont. To secure military band. Plans already underlay Lor big be vice. Men s reunion. Since smut Lipory his been Dej Ignat cd us Iho place for holding the first re Union of Jick Ean county vet Enins of Tho world War at the meeting of the county executive commute of the am. Chi legion in session in Bradford on wednesday of last week members of Bucktail Post and1 citizens of Irneth in to general Are becoming Active with arrangements make the Forth coming event one that will live in county history. To entertain in t in neigh boyhood of sons and their friends is going to require some real work on Tho part of All our Clit Zena and this will be cheerfully Forth coming. It is planned to secure a real Mili tary band to Supply musical inspiration for the Celebration and to put Pep into the program of competitive Mil tary drills Etc. Negotiations have Al. Ready been started by which it is hop d to secure the band of the 6th iirf., delegates to state Conven Tion. At an adjourned meeting of Buckta Post 138, american legion held at the Hose Parlours monday evening pos comm rider or. W. A. Ostrander Ren dered a report of the meeting of the county executive committee at which he represented Smethport in Bradford last week when Smethport was selected As the place for holding the county reunion of service men. J plans were discussed for participating in the Observance next monday. Or. W. A. Ostrander and Russell Lindsley were elected delegates and b. G. Potter and we. Were elected a alternate delegates to repro. Sent Bucktail Post at the slate Canton ment of the american legion in Allen town in june. The local Post has a paid up membership of 106 members which makes it the Banner Post of Mckean county. The want a biome of their own. N. G. P. Of Oil City during the world War the 112th inf with which fighting Many Mckean county vet rans served in France. At the meeting of the county exec. Ivo committee in Bradford the follow no committee on and Perma organization of the convention vere appointed col. F. P. Schoonmaker of Bradford Lieut. E. G. Potter of Smethport. Lieut. J. P. O Connor of port Allegany Lieut. Basil Dolphin of Kane and adjutant Swanson of Lud Low. The Bradford Era of thursday says major w. A. Ostrander of Smethport was a. Guest at yesterday s weekly Lun Chen of the Bradford canopus club 51 greetings from the Smethport canopus club in asked the cooperation of. The local co orians in preparing for the first county convention of the american Legio to be in Smethport in july. Assurances of this co operation were Gien. Good institution for port. Smith program for memorial Day. Tho memorial Dikiy Observance in Smethport next monday will to under the auspices of Bucktail Post 138, american legion in Honor of Mckean Post no. 347, o. A. R. While the younger veterans recon. Nizo memorial Day As the any of the Gallant boys of 61.05 to Lone of survivors of thut bloody conflict remain with us All arrangements for this years Observance will be under the direction of the american leg Ioji Pur Suant to the wishes of file surviving members of Mckean Post of whom there Are eight. The remaining com. Rades Are h. L. Burlingame b. R. Mayo Geo. W. Irons j. C. Cunning Ham thamm h. Choate g. A King a. W. Cok Grove. During the past year one Veteran Asa Oham responded to the last Retreat. The following program has been pre pared for the Day officers. President of the w. A. Of Rander. D. Hogarth. D. Gallup. Parade the Parade will form in front of the ourt House at p. Under the re Tiou of the Marsullo and will move the following order Marsall and aides. Smethport band. Civil War veterans and service to. Nen in automobiles. Spanish american War veterans. Bucktail Post 138, american legion and world War veterans. Mckean Lodge i. F. Smethport fire department. Civic organizations. Pupils of Borough schools. Boy so lib. Down main to Nelson Street to cemetery returning to Nel son Street to main disbanding in fron of court House. Exercises at cemetery. Junior senior banquet. At St. Ludds Parish hour c last thurs Day night an enjoyable event. Tho Bali act the first of the series of commencement events of the Smethport High school wus held at St. Luko b Parish House last thursday evening. Covers were Laid for co. Trio Bali act was served at p. In., the delicious Rei isl being prepared under the direction of mrs. Mary Hussy. Tho bibles wore prut Tlly decorated with carnations und souvenir menu cards. Following is the menu Tomalo bisque with whipped Cream und saltines. J Chicken biscuits Gravy Duch Caa. Potatoes hot Brown bread and butter wheat bread Vegel Ahlo salad two kinds pickles fruit jello and whipped Cream Coffee and Cocoa two kinds of cake and ice Cream Grace was pronounced by professor Rynn. We Gallup of the Junior Clara delivered the address of Welcome and officiated As toastmaster. Herbert Larson of the senior clues responded. Toasts we responded to by class members. Following the banquet dancing of. Eucled the balance of the evening music being furnished by Marie Baste id frat Cis quirk. The next event on the commence ent program is the baccalaureate Rmon which will be delivered by Rev i thur Gregson 5it the m. E. Church undue evening june 6. The commencement exercises will be held at he lyceum Friday evening june 11 g1llett wins out meets death at it. Allegany 1 port Allegany a. May . Lonobile Accident occurred about two Miles from hero at u o clock this morn ing in which John Mckno Ghl of John Sonburg about 30 years of age. Was killed und Kalph o Connoll also of Johnsonburg Una injured although not seriously. James Dovena of Emporium who drove uie Ford car in which Tho three were Riding of sped injury although jarred up to borne extent. The three Young men Ore employee of the paper Mill at Johnsonburg and had visitors in port Alleg any Starling for Home this morning. At inc Point where the Accident occurred the cur was descending a decline at a curve. Here Trio Oor was turned out to Nitiss a woman driving a and buggy. Tho car Alid and Ira so doing the Back wheel was broken off and Tho machine left Tho Roart Mill struck a tree at the curve. The Impact. Threw Mcknight and o Connell out of Lelnd Bonniwell himself who the car but Devens remained within in Philadelphia by n notwithstanding the fact that the car la Lent inn orly. Final outcome of count in the District puts local Man in Lead. About the Only change in the income Pylelo election returns of last wednes. Lay published in the last Issue the Democrat is the final Victory of curtain Gullott of Smethport for Dele Gate to Republican. National con. Vent on. In View of the fact that Cap tji Iri Gillett had never been a Candy. Date for office in Wie District before and that to was opposed by the old guard organization the Victory of the popular capable local Man was a re Maix Ablo Demunster Ahcin of Confidence in his ability. The other Delegate from District will be major Boal of Center county. Gillott s Lead Over Scott la 120. Evan Jones tarps ont congressman won out for the Republican Nomina Tion for Congress to succeed him be. Jos. B. Connelly Claro fold re. Solved Tho democratic nomination for Congress. Bonnwell movement in Ponn Sylvania received a crushing defeat., Only Bonnwell candidate elected a Dyke. T Osi g. A. R. District Highway office gives employ mint to a Large Force. In conversation with m. A. Lynch superintendent of state highways of Mckean Elk Potter and Cameron counties that gentleman informed the writer Ono Day recently that a Crew of fully fifty employees was now permanently attached to the District office which is located in is includes supt. Lynch. Lorah the office staff Bank to failures reduced Zero. A Lucent bulletin issued by the com stroller of currency the is. Treat Ury department contains some inter Estine figures. In the matter of immunity from fal ure the record from january i to the close of the test fiscal year of Lober 31, 191 Fli of National Banks in the per went Down a embankment. Word was sent to port Allegany for or. Mcgranor who hurried to the scene. When the arrived he found that dozens and gone Down the Roa a Telephone while Mcknight web ing in the ditch dead and o con. Ell was too dazed to talk to Tho Phy Clun could not learn much of the occident until Devens later came to Mcgranor s Hospital where Connell and been Fiken. The physician found upon examine tin the Mckno Ghl s. Death was due o a fractured Skul. His body was moved to Grabe u undertaking Nome. Deceased is married and is wife waft notified Jit once of Hie death. The other two men Are unmarried. Set. Supt. C. L. Consisting of engineers Draughtsmen clerks and As the present flourishing condition of stenographers the surveying the Post would warrant the Purchase working out of the local office and the and Matt finance of a permanent staff of inspectors. Build nor which would furnish a Meert ice place club House and place for death of mrs. C. 1-. Irons. Keeping archives. At monday night s mrs. C. L. Irons one of quartet. Reading. Lincoln s Gettysburg a b. Mayo. D. Gallup. Quartet. And audience. Arthur Gregson. Straying of Flowers. Committees have been appointed to decorate the Graves of Soldier dead at the Smethport Kasson Colegrove far Valley and Colegrove cemeteries. American legion has arranged to Ali inc a suitable Marker a Flag and Plant a Flower at the Graves of the four world War veterans in thle Vicinity. Next sunday evening at p. Rev. Arthur Gregson of the m. E. _ Spangler of Bellefonte and j. Funk Snyder of Clearfield will to the delegates to the democratic a. Tonal convention. Author r. Johnson of Bradford will he the Delegate for a Token county to the state democratic convention. Bixler wins Over huling3 for Congress Ridgway May largest Pri Mary vote in years was Cost in Elk county tuesday duo to Tho race to. Tween h. J. Bixler of Johnsonburg Elk county and w. J. Rulings of Oil City for that he publican nomination for from t he z8th dub riot Bixler won out by a substantial majority. Coroner b. D. Heffner was i n saturday investigating the circumstances surrounding Dent. The Coroner was that the Tho Pomona Grange., the regular meeting of tiie Mckean 1 county Pomona Grange. Will to held june it-1a lift beginning of this in the lost fiscal year there was failure of any National Bank in the in Tiro untied states involving one Dol Lar s loss to any depositor. In the same period slate Banks and Trust companies in Nineteen different states failed. During the last six years the nation Al Banks of country have reached the High Point of Prosperity and their net earnings in this period have shown greater increase than during the entire period prior to 19h. The slate if Shway Difior therit. Have been milled at this Point within As Many years and the Coroner la of the opinion vhf it there should be a rail ing or some other Means of protecting High embankment at that Point Bradford . Con one keeping archives. At monday night s mrs. C. L. Irons one of Smethport b Wuh deliver the Sermon to vet. Meeting or. A. R. Liver More Nell hoi beat hrs own and highly esteemed Rosl. L rans at a Church. Members Der a. Lynch were named As a dents at her Home on East main committee to investigate the Post Blu. 8treet at o clock tuesday even ing. Th3 sad be Rob of the passing away of this Good woman came As a great Thock to her wide Circle erf friends. While mrs. Irons had been in poor health for a number of years but get up and about Moat of the time. On was stricken to of securing a. Permanent Home. Will visit England. Trans at the Battet Church. Members of the american legion and veterans of the Spanish american War Are Osk assemble at the Home House at p. To March to the Church in a body. Waa Rev. Grigson and family will Sai month on extended trip. Rev. Arthur Gregson pastor of the sunday afternoon Elie first m. E. Church Saroct port a paralytic stroke which been granted an extended leave of direct cause of tier demise it once to enable him to visit Hie old Home in Blackburn England. The members of the Church and oth Ere have presented him with p sub Stantial purse to help expenses. He and his family expect to leave Smethport on the 16th of june. Thoy Anil from Montreal a few Days later. Lot Johnson who in Sweden. During their absence the pulpit will be i the will be held Friday of. Bupp led. Joe noon at o clock at St. Luke s Church. Rev. W. E. Van Dyke ins. Mrs. Inns 50 of age and i was born in Sweden. Her Maiden name was reran Johnson. She in Vived by her husband one daughter i miss alter Irons two Eisterer mrs. A. J. Swanson of Smethport Are. Mary 1 Peterson of Wilcox and one brother. Died in California. Mrs. J. J. Johnston of Smet Erport received a Telegram last week telling of the death of her Ulster mrs. Carrie Walter in los Angeles Cal. Mrs. Carrie Walter Nee Otto was born in Farmers Valley leaving a Fine amusement Park. Galco Park near Smethport is to be improved and Mode better than Ever. The Rott Dway in being Gravelled new lighting system will be installed throughout the grounds and swings and other pleasure appliances will to Ira stalled. The Kitchen is supplied with dishes and cooking utensils and the dancing floor is in perfect condition. The rate schedule is reasonable. No better place to e be a Public or Are doing Fine work. Sheriff Joseph Noti Inson has some splendid ideas of his own As to ducting Tho Mckean county jail. Of these is letting the prisoners occupy Lhoir minds and keep their bodies Active by work. Recently extensive and Long needed improvements to the Lor of the jail including pointing to per ing and plastering were made to the Interior of the jail. Most of this work waa performed by or. Robinson and his charges at a minimum expense to the taxpayers it was a splendid Job too. Of Kite the men have been doing considerable work about the court House and grounds clicking up and the improvement la noticeable. At present Joe s labor Batalion is Point ing and repairing the band stand on very Good attendance especially to. Hear or. P. H. Dewey. Program session. Ceremony 4th degree. Report of officers. Reports of committees. Reports of subordinate Granges. Appointing special committees. Pomona Grange picnic. J. Program. Opening song. Home economic inc Cramer. Mccarey. Marketing l. Gallup. Farm Bureau 8. Crosb a. A. L. Gallup. H. Dewey Garnea question closing you All know or. Dewey so let us him a. Warm private party. And it. Will be popular Park. Bradford City pork the popular pleasure resort on Concrete work started on Valley Road mixer in operation. The Worren Moore construction co. Started laying Concrete on the Smith. Part Farmers Valley Road monday afternoon. One mixer has been Kepton operation starting from the end of the Concrete stretch at the dug Road. Or. Windsor superintendent of the Job has teen up against a Wiscour Atung Letua. Tiore due to the Railroad tie up along Back which greatly retarded the ship ments of much needed materials. How Ever a Good Start was made monday and the Concrete work is progressing satisfactorily and barring unforeseen de Zelop merits rapid Progress is expected from now on. Lambro gets new trial. On tuesday afternoon in Smethport Edge Bouton granted a new trial to Oseph Lambro who at the this Vicinity in 1901 for California where she had since resided. Her sudden death was a great Shock i to friends and relatives Here re she had Long been planning e visit to her childhood Home summer. She is survived by a. Daughter mrs. Blanche o son. Frank Walter and gear Jaon. Frank Guirado Al of los Angeles also two Ulster. Mrs. E. E Poat of Olean mrs. J. J. Johnston o Smethport and Ono brother Reorg Otto of Olean. Canopus club activities. The weekly meeting of the Smith port canopus club was held at r lunch on at the grand Central hotel monday. President j. W. Bouton presid. D. The Komi Rattee appointed recent y to investigate the project of hooking entertainment course for Smith. Port through the White Burean of bos on for the coming Winter was instructed to canvass residents of the town to ascertain whether sufficient guar. Arr drs can be secured to present a course of four Cantero laments. P. S. A Roshann chairman of this committee stated that a paper would be prepared if they were being paid top memorial there evening Tio Ubly Asey re wages for their labors. Sheriff Robin Corto Erta afternoon and ear than in Boma Able to judge the measure of o Man Ter appearance this year than in pretty accurately. To works on the Yeara solid theory that the Best Way to help a Man is to teach him to help himself. Wanted a Cook Jit the Bradford to Altal. And St. E. B. Callender supt. Hon of criminal Loti ill was f murder of Tony Moreno on the treats of Bradford Jaet fall. New trial Una granted upon the Peti Lon of of the defendants attorney j. Bit Gibbon of Bradford who has been working indefatigably in his defendant s interests. It a understood that the request for a new trial was granted by judge Bon ton by reason of the exclusion of Certa in evidence Given sex sheriff e. W. Jones at the previous trial. Methodist episcopal Church Tou will enjoy that Auto trip to Are planning to take next Sabbath t Deal More if you first go to Ferrua i Church we want you to get out and 6 viewed 1 appreciate the natural Beauty of the conv c country but first worship nature s god. Come and worship with a people who Ane sane enough to be Christian end Christian enough to to be . House and for rent. Arfre lot on Mil Street see mrw. Terry or r. B. Burdick. Adv. Of. The Democrat 12.00 per year. Oral that Smethport residents interested in presenting a course hero next Winter could Rome it the farm Bureau office. Pome Roy of the Good roads committee stated hat county commissioner a. J. Bondad informed him that the us perils of Bradford township had not been Hie to fret the steam shovel in place or the minaret run improvement at the time originally planned but thai t was expected that the work would never tasted so Good. Among this gang of therol Olean May never t is not one real criminal All being com. De so Good to me for Petty offences. A number Webb 41 year old of Turtle Point their country during the. Tate told judge Dennis Keating in police War. The taxpayers of Mckenn coun court saturday. To have cause to feel grateful to them ton judge i quit the for the splendid work they have done Ter the Supply i obtained on the last by encouraging cleanliness at the Day of june gave out. When i came jail sheriff Robinson has got the in. Here and got a taste of it again it mates in Tho halt of keeping the win everything How Good tasted. Webb had j115 left when he was arrested. To had after Tho judge spoke a few words to him. Dows open and the Interior Well vent. Lated during the Day and right with the result that any suspicion of the us Ual Stuffy unsavoury odor Peculiar to prisons is cons Niclous by its absence in the Mckean county jail. The be in Progress some time during present week. The attendance prize Given by . Hilton w3s won by Worth Smith. Population of Erie Washington May popu lation 43 or a gain of 40.4 per cent. Hit silent policeman. Home Motorist Early tuesday morn ing hit Tho silent policeman at the Keating township taxpayers Corner in front of the Hogarth phar monday May 31st, is the last Day As a result of the Impact Road taxes can be paid and save the the Standard was demolished. No 5 per Cert. Adult h. J. Rice. Lone witnessed the Accident. Collector parcel Post Sale. The Harris Bible class will hold a room treasurer and mrs. Eugene Mcclun Are moving their Post Sale n he Lect. Gene Mcquann Are movie Urc hold effects from the Central to of the methodist Church apartments in the jail residence. Night May 27. Ali Rueday Adt it

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