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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 29, 1919, Smethport, Pennsylvania Volume xu1. Smut ii out Mekka a nil Xiv. May Vii Aii no. 22 exceed quota state fire marshal i asks sane fourth a ii a i ii Toj yowling of cat warns inmates by of fire sunday morning i port in Ensor Cizik ordinances or Rogu in Borough announced Secretary Pom Over by official figures covering result of the Victory loan Campaign in Smethport Borough and Keating township were Given out Friday by Secretary Al. Pomeroy. Total subscriptions secured in the Borough amounted to 600, exceeding the Cirota of by Tho township quota of 200 was exceeded by with subscriptions totalling following is the official announce ment which gives special credit to the women s committee it is with great pleasure that we announce that Tho total subscriptions for the Victory loan for tie Borough Smethport amounted to and for Keating township for the Borough this shows nil oversubscription of and for restricting the common Sale and use of fireworks Ami Priou chm display. He Points out the menace and prevailing in Fin work celebrations. Which in is respond Ile for several Hundred of i dollars property loss and hundreds of persons lulled or Inu med. Marshal Butz observes that he is fully mindful of the fact that the Smethport awakened at last ing Little in Ilir. Fire. Sunday morning to the dul Elul tune of the it ill livery . Hut the fire Bell the pounding of the Swift fee t rom the Stravino House. con by moving feel the Hose rooms nested by framework was and a Bright red Glare in the sky and to ashes until the engine was True to the tradition of childhood by ought into play pumping tons of fairy talks it was the yowling of a i water from the Creek through three cat trapped in the burning building blocks of Hose and into the burning fourth of july is a Day inspiring to j the hearts of All americans greater j this year than Ever before but being ii fully of the fatalities and destruction that have been so appealing i previous years lie Calls upon the municipal authorities and the cooperation of All citizens to observe the fourth of july and other patriotic occasions in a Safe and sane manner As an important conservation j measure eliminating that warned the Felice Stravino Fain i mass a Quick change was noted in r ily present occupants of the old i Progress of the persevering e hotel on water Street that cars. Two streams playing part i their lives their Home and surround a into the flames pan time onto ulna Buill Lings were endangered. Cent buildings proved equal to an of Stravino was awakened Byj Casion pronounced As impossibility the bowls of the cat and smelling by numerous onlookers. Water Street smoke investigation revealed the kit was Linc in with equipment invt a from Chen enveloped in flames. The Swift the Kelly livery barn. Although by spreading flames in the old Wood fire a Doi Coti times Tho Over no re Hose in Structure gave no time for Delih boys quickly drenched the Fiat nes. Ration. Sho aroused the family and i a still night with very Little wind is reported they were forced to j and Trio recent heavy Rains which township an oversubscription of evilly disposed per j sons taking advantage of such Occas to feel that too much stress can ices to further the commission of of cml not be Laid upon the work done by the j Al ladies committee in this Campaign i Marshall Buiz emphatically disc our undoubtedly the grand results of the indiscriminate and use its a common leave the building before fully dressed Duni Wienc a surrounding Briihl Hijos. Were we Idrobo on the two minor enc lors which conf ii a front Parx b. Of the household destruction to the Stravino in us. But in Felice Stra Vino s dues not Del Rue t from the efficiency of to Firo department. is court House news Detels. U. Mather Keating twp. Jisoo. Caroline i Altison to w. A. Kinney. Alai Elln 5cjo. May m. Bradley it Al to Irene i. Darling. Bradford Frank w. Davis to freed Rock Schoonmaker it Al. Trustees. Al. S. A. Mundy to Michael c. Belts in Riedford Veva Howe to Katherine Ladley. Kane ?1. Llu Liburd Tiuseco to Katherine Hartley. Kane 1noo. 1c. Pennsylvania Gas co. To Pennsylvania Oil co. A Comoro it m. O. F. Kunkle to Iii incl h. Llanes Lafayette twp. J. A. Black to Ben Schici or Brad Ford. Thomas l. Kane to George a. Dick twp. Home service fund raised quota of secured in Smethport District in salvation army drive. Treasurer j. A. Nellis for local Dia strict in to salvation army Llumpo ser vice Puiul closed last sat urday. Reported today that the quota pm Smethport Horo Isikli Nurt jul Jacent Roni Ninky Lias been secured. A Clial figurc.1 were not available tils morning. The Borough font Blhut cd a Little Over to the grand to Tal. Practice ally All ill two Days solicitation. Coleville turned i Moore doing the solicit ing tie to. for other towns were not elven out. Much Cix Dpi is duo Tho corps of s of Miry it. F. Vasli. Trustee to i. who were Clinton trained Wei e made possible through their untiring respectfully submitted. Victory loan committee m. Pomeroy. Sec. Mothers assistance fund a Democrat representative had the memorial Day Observance of fireworks and Subj Ity display under municipal control or some responsible where sentiment favors a grocery store nothing now remains j but debris. Two trunks were saved j demonstrated by the charred Condi containing Liberty Bonds and of lie West Wall of he livery pc Ronal effects. Barn facing the fire. Xeni the roof through the had the Wall the fire hell emitted its first appear in Small Hole i for fire of igniters about a. M., and i Wall to a. Filled Hay loft. Continued for nearly a half hour As i been solid with no openings Opportunity the other Day of speaking i with mrs. Helen Gardner in Smethport memorial Day tomorrow will be of president of the Mckean county j served in Smethport wit i a Parade Board of trustees of the mothers assistance fund. Mrs. Morrison says she considers the work is progressing fairly Well. Said she it has enabled twelve or fourteen mothers to provide a Home for their fatherless children and has been spoken of most by the Public. We could care for Many More and appropriate exercises at the cemetery. The Parade will form at the court House at p. M., and move Down main to Mechanic to Hank to Nelson to cemetery and return Over the same disbanding at the court House. 1 Ollo iving is the program to be car ried out at the cemetery mothers and their helpless children if we could have a larger appropriation. Liucy right a Cave ice particularly interested in the further Ance of our work is judge j. W. Bou ton and the county commissioners been of great help to mrs. Morrison was born in new i York state but has lived in Penn fill a Vania during her entire married Liu. I her interests Are associated with Tern Pennsylvania As she has lived ill j fr.inklii-. Oil City and Pleasantville. Realizing that the old Pierce hotel of ignition would ave been lessened Jam the neighbouring Frame structures i but Many windows and projections constituted a fire trap not to be Trif a were a constant menace. The stand led with present at the ing framework of the East Wall of the Hose House knew the size of the Job us doomed Bui Liling. And the other three head of the local fire department. Walls lowered to the ground tells of at three o clock the flames were the concentration made at this one bursting from All sides of the building Point to quench a fire that could have and shoo Long High into the air Light-1 destroyed property valued in six Fig Hie Community As. U Daybreak ures. The loss is reported at music band invocation Rev. B. Vandyke exercises Post 347. Music male chorus Reading Gettysburg address Guy Mayo. Music band the heat was intense and a single Stream from the water main was Mak a share of which was covered by insurance through the Burdock Agency. Inn vet Chen Bradford Al. A. Argue to associated 1 Roduco cars co. Keating twp., Margaret ii. Carson to Emanuiel m. Johnson it a Kane Al. Clarence to j. A. Milne my twii., Grace m yours Stewart to Meloda e. Jones. Bradford twp., same to same. Bradford twp. Same to same Foster twp., same to same Otto twp., same to sine. Otto twp., Daniel .1. Kirvin to h. Moffatt Bradford Georgia m. Wilson to George Whelan Bradford Howard Wile it Al to Ellen b. Law it Al. Foster lip May h. Mary Ann Corwin it til to Thomas o. Glenn Foster twp 51. Wilson j. Farnsworth guard to t o. Glenn Foster twp. Andrew p. Corwin to Thomas jobs for disabled yanks dealers in different parts of America Washington d. C., May 28, this quintet of Gates halt sole an executive order recently issued by tires left actual service after hanging Glenn. Elizabeth c. Mcdonald to j. A. Carl son Kane Herman to Alma Kane 1. Alec Barb on Irvin Mccarly Paul penning Homer Thomas Alfred Ovitt Taylor. Edward Taylor Hull and wll Lenni no Lulu. Emory Abbott county auditor passes away county auditor. J. Simory Abbott led Al sunday not Crinion at is apartments no is West Washngton Street following a protracted uness of a. Complication of ailments deceased who was a native of Brad Ord and 44 years old Imd spent his entire life there. He was a son of to i cat James Polk Abbott a Woll Viown Pioneer resident and enjoyed a wide acquaintance not Only within the City but throughout Tho county which to served As auditor Cor nearly amends the Federal civil service rules an a verage of Miles. The Best Rev. Arthur Gregson so As to permit the u. S. Civil service commission to waive the physical re Quirt int its bunder certain conditions in favor of men who were injured in mule chorus the military or naval service. Oration music America and audience Benediction. Rev. Guy l. Cer Laii strewing of Jimm to Ami nations Anil other in the event weather interferes with Koch which Vili from certain individual was Miles made on one of the trucks to the Roderick hardware company of Dai Las Tex. This Star tire travelled under conditions As severe As would. The civil service regulations specify have been encountered on the wheel defects which Debar she is a Molk a of St. Luke s kit co exercises they will to a facing car. Xone of the battered was Ever punctured. One he continent holding the j Alma Larson to Matilda Lundin pm Jval Ivr 11. J eight years. Although living under the Handi Cap of a physical deformity which compelled him to spend his life in a wheel chair or. Abbott was a cheerful and optimistic nature and. Applied himself to the work in hand Larson much Energy. To was an Active member of the salvation a my and much interested in us work. Susan Hood Mclachian it Al to Etta h. Nesselson it Al Bradford May 20, Carl g. Eng Strom it Al to c. H. Kemp Wetmore twp., Al. Same to same Kane w. S. Galiney to Harold a. Gaffney. Pal Church of set Tho county chapter of the the revolution the a colonial Dames. In the court House. Soldiers entertained j by. Service As Stu Blishok by us department Heads. Air when it reached san Diego of the Cal. That it had swallowed before Hoboken. X. .1. I after California. One from county who lost life in transport do Saster evening Cai soldiers who overseas service a six o clock dinner in Honor of to j upon the o the Iii i part of Arizona another member had Rem cd from commission. Niter consult Guiou the record breaking was Given monday the of crts ral Hoard for vocational de hum need into yes Iii Foster twp. George Gray to Mary Gray . L. Pomeroy it no to Chirles e. O Brien Ira Ford ally Al to Longfellow to w. A. Jinn. Archie h. To Peter Pace. La Fayette twp. J. Smith of West Washington Street one a roller William Abbott and one sister mrs. L. Dougherty both of Bradford. Richard a. Hai Burg to the residence of or. And a ideation and the u. S. Employees com thence to the mount Shaia country. Is Cli arcs Taj Lor. Lester and de body of Fred Seward of bradford1 located in be Brol Home the body of Fred Seward. Who is As far As can be determined from the service records of the county Council of defense the Only Man from my can county who lost his life in a transport disaster has been located in Scotland and will be brought to Brad Taylor being the hosts. The guests were Clinton Clark Paul Den Ning. We. Xellis Howard Mccarty Earl Terry Alec Harbour. Frank bar hour. Charles Ilo comb Irvin Mccarty Xor Man Hull Robert Hull Cecil Rey nolds Homer Thomas Thos. Clark. Or and George Mccabe. Games and runs in followed the repast. That the Democrat should be sex sensation commission the Klam Atli lakes. Crater Lake and issued an order As follows j Harriman Lodge in Oregon. Another that the in rolled from , me. Its discretion exempt from the pays j Electra Oil Fields of ical requirements the Ford for burial in the Oak Hill Ceme re sly requested by the guests to a Tery. Such action was requested by know Ludke sincere appreciation and the dead Soldier s widow when in-1lhanhs to their hosts signifies the formed by government officials of hospitality and Success of the of location. Texas travelled much of the Lone Star slate and position a disabled honorable Dis a got As far As the Missouri Spur of the j Mccain. Ira Ford a Verenua Van vet Chen to fostei1. In ii Ford swedish Mission Church Rev. Emil g. Winstedt pastor sur Fay services. Moral nor a. Sunday school a. Evening service of. He a. And mrs. O. A. Dahl Ron for Ninny years missionaries to inill4 will lie Here next sunday and speak at both the morning and evening Servic. At the evening service mrs. Dahl Gren will he dressed i o hindu cos Lena m. Time and Tell about the women in and or. Dahlgren will speak Kate e. Charged Soldier Sailor or Marine on the certification of tin Federal o7.ark mountains on us journey without showing homeward signs of Board for vocational that j fatigue. The fifth Mcm Hei he has been specially . I for played mileage stunts Altern hns passed i practical test lately on paved streets and Mountain ing his phys Oril ability to perform the j trails. After six Days of heavy duty of the if positions in a Denver it was its regular program which employment is in submitting its recommendation to gent go w. Thompon to e. Math Ern. Bradford May 21, Isaac m. Faxstein to Gouldie Starkley Kane Oscar Johnson to Edward port More twp., Thomas o. Glenn to Arthur Thomas Hamilton Foster twp., Robert it Al to Julia c. Parsons it Wetmore twp., Charles .1. Urban to Ida e. Johnson Bradford i the president the civil service com Cinon Back to spend sunday climbing Lookout Mountain or traversing Luck Creek assignment mortgage. May 1c. John Becker to Doninio sheep and Wool growers association meet at Eldred a meeting of the Mckearin county into the Hills until the . Bradford Mission said where it i highways became Flint strewn Moun Smethport Rew City Road up for bid to this commission that his Tain times. Bids for the building of an is foot Ambleti soldiers Sailor s or Marine s reinforced Concrete Highway known j physical condition i Las sheep and Wool growers association was held at lildred last week to Smethport a distance of which the following officers were i0 Miles have been opened de president w. R. Venire vice such that i route to and extending from Kew would not ordinal ii be the Case will be referred to the Hoard vocational education. there were seven bidders after the Board will then decide whether it is president a. B. Hamilton of dlr Trad in nil Charles Moore i to co. Of Philadelphia were the lowest i 1" sought. Secretary and treasurer. E. W. Jones of Smethport. The Lut at him for if Coli Side cd ii the Posi it was decided thru their being . The be habilitation Inri education will the members of Tho association would u probable that this firm will be j be Given and when completed Cert store their Wool at port Allegany i lond that Woik of that fact will made to i Liere it would be inspected and commenced within a this commission. The the de and sold to the highest bidder. Due Cly so Ort time. Tho Highway will be dots not consider it built entirely by state Aid Money. Notice will be Given of the Days on which Wool will be received. Red Cross notes Victory loan billion Over All persons having cots Marc secs total subscriptions to the Victory and other articles at the Effeil Cross loan were announced monday by the Cooms please come and claim them tire Asairy department As j by june 1st. Things not claimed by 300. An Iver subscription of nearly that time will be sold As these it was estimated officially that there were sub scribers to the loan. Nearly co per cent of the total was taken in subscriptions of or less. T at j tempt the education for the position Pomona Grange Farmers Valley. June k is a. A. Business session. He porcs of committees old business now inns ii is. Memorial exercises. I. A. Lectures program. Welcome Kong u a Lonu address War a experiences e. A. . Duet. J. Morrison and to sought other positions will he consid Garth. Cred and sur crested to him but he will i the v. A. And tin not be admitted to he one for which i Sawyer. His physical condition constitutes an irremediable w. T. U. Notice the w. T. U. Will meet at the Baptist Church instead of at Tho Home of mrs. Worchester tuesday evening at eight o clock. Flower Mission Day. Everybody invited. Must be disposed of. If persons will claim their goods the chapter will see that they Are de love real to their Homes. In base Hospital Paul Denning received word from his brother Howard tuesday morning that he is confined to base Hospital no. 69, being unable to longer with stand the Strain on his ankle which was slightly crippled before entering the service. Five Gates half soles have average of Miles Denver. Col. May an old truck horse that has outlived us usefulness and has been retired to a life of tall grass and ease five Auto Mobile tires today Are making a tour of the United states by rail they have retired after living a fast but useful life and have signed up for Tho exhibit circuit. Henceforth their Only Reading. Marie Smith. Duet j. L. Morrison and Lcona Hogarth. Kitchen conveniences. Martha Pitman. State. College a. Closing sonar. For Sale Milch cows for Sale. Inquire itch Ned Griffin. 7 hone 1i9-k-31. Adv. E-29-t-2. I. O. O. F. Notice All Odd Fellows Are requested to be Job will to to attend automobile at the i. O. O. F. Hall at 1 p. Al shows. Between seasons they will rest Day. May 30, to take part in the Mem on their laurels in the windows of orial Day Parade. On the conditions in India Al pres ent he will speak in English no the evening service. Special singing will be rendered. V the ladies Aid society of the swedish Mission Church Hlll meet next wednesday june 4th at p. M., it the Home of mrs. Johnf Carlson. First Baptist Church Rev. Guy l. Morgeson pastor prayer meeting. Thursday evening s p. Release of mortgage. Sunday services As follows May 17. Ii. Johnson to Howard sunday school a. Wik it Al. Foster twp., i preaching service. A m. Satisfaction of mortgages. Subject god s secret May Joseph ii. Bovaird to Walterl service. P. A. Adams Lafayette twp i parable of the Catherine Mccrea to l. Brink. Board meeting monday at Otto of. A o clock i. Young. Admr., to Henry strangers Are Avn is Welcome to Kane services. The interest is grow can wango bldg. Loan assn., to or " willing to do your Ward of Rataic. Kane i part Erio Trust co., to John de m Olid f a it Maurice. Smethport j assignment leases. May 1c. Ellen t. Mcgail Ghey to Lois i May 17. Grace e. Jones Stewart to k. Duggan. Bradford Melodia a. Jones Bradford twp same to same. Foster twp same to same. Otto twp., is. May 17. The con Craport Trust co. To Potter Gas co. I. Riser to George m. Wilson. Bradford j2.iho. May 19, Andrew Johnson to w. S. Moyer. Otto twp., same to same. Otto twp., May 31, i. F. Willman to Robert Oberg. . Jewett leases. May 16. W. Stone ears. It Al to Pennsylvania Oil co., Hamilton twp. .1. R Kelly to United natural Oas co. Norwich twp., o. La. Bard to same. Norwich is. Lena e. Vanatta to same. Norwich twp., May 19, Frederick r. Wheeler it Al to Henry c. Flatter Bradford twp May Henry c. Harter to c. W. Boring it Al fir Adford twp., c. K. Kifferly it Al to t. O. Glenn it a i. Bradford twp. W. H. Richards to h. Lloyd May 20, w. S. Gaffney to Harold a. Gaffney Keating twp., May 21, John Franks jr., to c. J. Mitchell Otto twp., new suits. No. 167, june term 1919. Margaret Gray is. David g. Gray divorce. No. Tg9, j. D. Norwood is. William Keesler assume set. No. 170, James h. Welch is. Daniel Bagen Sci a. To revive. No. 174, Jeanetto Sartwell is. Rob Ert a. Olmstead exr., assume set

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