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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - November 3, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Derma Iraq this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Ean the Democrat of the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aims to be your paper. Volume Xiv oem Ochat i co inc. Publishers Smethport pa., thursday november 3, 1921. Per year. No. 44. Leis Turtum by Rev. Arthur Gregson. Dodge touring Gar left Highway at dangerous Farmers Valley curve turning Over several times five persons in car All were from port Allegany Louise Mangold badly of car col lapses. Laughter on their lips and Tot ally grim Fate which lurked at Tho turn of the Road ahead five popular port Allegany Young people Rew Hill Road completed. Of the state Highway department Ohleh has been building the new Road on Tho other Side of Kew Hill from Rew City to the foot of the Hill Laid the last Brick on that Job last thursday and the stretch will be open to traffic next monday. This completes the entire stretch of proved Road from Bradford to Smith port. The Road is approximately one occupants of a Dodge touring Cor Fig mile in length being constructed ured in a shocking Accident when the car turned into a vehicle of death As a result 61 leaving Uio Highway at the dangerous turn at the Farmers Valley store near this Borough shortly after o clock sunday evening. Miss Marie Cook injuries which resulted in her death Boon after the Accident but her com of Concrete and on the steepest part of Hillside Brick. H follows an entirely new Grade on the opposite Side of the Valley from the old Road and while somewhat steeper than the new Grado on this Side of the Hill presents received terrible an East Grade and robs Kew Hill completely of the dangers which existed on the old Road and which but a few from Kahiona miraculously escaped fatal injury. The car was driven by Oscar win and miss Cook occupied the front seat with him. In the Back seat were misses Louise Mangold and mar Garet Cappellari and Arthur Winter quist a brother of the Driver. Monday Oscar Winterquist buffered a Complete nervous collapse As a result of the terrifying experience he passed through and his condition has been quite serious at the port. Alle Early where he was taken. The Accident was one of the most terrible in this Section and saddened the people of this Coin. . If the victim had been of our own t it appears to Fiat the party had driven Lle Grany to Herzog s Cor return the Acci Dent scoured they Hod passed the dangerous turn on the Way out but whether the Driver had forgotten its existence or not it appears that the impetuous desire of youth for action was being gratified with the result that when the ear hit the Steep Down Grade above the store leading to the turn it was proceeding at such a rate of Speed that it was impossible to Stop or to make the Sharp curve a Survey of the scene of the wreck indicated that the Driver bad evidently attempted to turn and realizing that the Effort would prove futile tried to straighten the vehicle again into the Farmers Valley Cross Road with the result that Tho car capsized turned Over several times and finally stopped in a Field opposite the turn about fifty feet off Tho Highway lying on its Side. Nearby residents heard years ago it was considered impossible to remedy. Shawmut train struck Ord car a Shawmut freight min hit a car driven by m. S. Parker of East Smith port at the East Street crossing Short. By before o clock tuesday after noon and while the car was badly Driver miraculously escaped injury. Or. Parker was driving towards town through a Neavy Down pour of rain at a fair rate of Speed with Side curtains on and Didiot observe the fast approach info train until within a few feet of the crossing 5 he immediately by Flea and the ment hitting lire speeding locomotive sideways As a result of the Terri for Impact the entire right Side of the body of the Cor was torn out practically destroyed one rear wheel taken off and the top completely demolished. A step was broken off the tender of the locomotive. The Driver was on the 6ft Side of the car which accounts for his escape. The car is at the quirk garage and it is about As dilapidated looking vehicle As one could imagine. It will require about to repair the damage. Of the terrible crash indicating that it must have rolled Over several times. Three wheels were torn off the rims and spokes being reduced to splinters. The Cap brought up alongside a heavy dump Wagon of the Warren Moore construction company. That any of the crash and the groans of the injury i the occupants escaped with their lives de with the result that help was soon is nothing Short of a Miracle. At hand. Or. Hobert Hamilton of this Borough was summoned and arrived at the scene soon after the Accident it waa found that miss Cook who had been conveyed to the residence of h. D. Marsh nearby was beyond nil earthly Aid and her death occurred about 20 minutes after the arrival of the Phy 1 this is the first fatal Accident that has occurred at this dangerous curve Pince the opening of the new Smith port to Bradford improved Highway although minor accidents Are almost of daily occur Ance there. This in spite of the fact that conspicuous warning signs Are posted at approach lies to the turn. In this sad Rase it is supine to Sclan without having regained con ,.sa.y of told you or attempt to mar scion Ness. The right Side of head and Chest had been crushed Heraline. The appears to have and been Tho. of youth one of her lungs was punctured. It is and too Speil and ill of thought that miss Cook was thrown seat with the result int her garments caught and she was dragged in this position. Is can sympathize with and few of condemn. It i Toi in Soine in Tances to bring input full of it. 1-Jan. 2 save carry your Hunt bit nov. A dec. License and Wear your tag display Black Runy Fox on the outer garment on Tho Middle Rouse ring neck the Back while Hunting. 3 Don t ire Partridge wild anyone to obtain Hun map License when the Erta came deceased was born in Boston mass. Dot. 26, 1863. Early in life she was United in marriage to Peter Connolley who died two years Ngo she had resided in Smethport for Many years. She is survived by three daughters mrs. O. J. Wett Ricc of Coudersport mrs. Heath of Buffalo miss Mayte Connolley and three sons John All of Home and Paul of Cleveland Ohio. Besides the above she is survived by one brother John con nors of Smethport. The body was brought to Smethport wednesday and the funeral will be held at St. Elizabeth s Church of which mrs. Connolley was a devout member Fri Day morning at o clock Rev. P. T. Donohue officiating. The Democrat unites with Tho entire Community in extending condolence to the family which has been so sorely stricken in Tho passing of this Noble Mother. Formaldehyde will Start. Preparations Are now under Way to resume operations at the East Smith port formaldehyde Plant another Gratifying indication that the big Chemi industries at East Smethport Are fast getting Back to a Normal pro Dur Tion basis. Car Orner of St. Marys an expert on the Vii Luction of has Ted a position at the Plant construction work on the new Brick business Block of l. E. Munro of main Street described the Democrat tast week was started tuesday and will be rushed to Early completion.1 the builders Supply co., of Bradford Lias charge of Tho work. At Olean n. Y. Wednesday oct. 26, Occi Rcd the Niarra Lac of miss Ella Lea Sel deems of Pittsburgh and Charles William Messer of Smethport. The ceremony was performed by Rev. H. With ans of the Olwin methodist Church and the Bride a a Char Ming Young woman who is Well known in Smith port. Or. Masser is a member of Tho dry goods firm of Mas scr bros., and is owner of the Masser hardware store being one of Smethport s leading Busi Ness Ronen. The Democrat unites with hosts of of friends of this popular couple in extending congratulations on this Happy occasion. Or. And mrs. Masser have taken up their residence in apartments on Tho second floor of the Masser building on main Street Cohen company ends season. Tho to. Cohen construction company of Buffalo cont Otoi a on the Smith Pori to Kasson Road Job ended operations for this season last week. Owing ill has arrived i Kari Henri and weather the company upon the discharge of us nov j it to t be str sch Roneree from the Jones farm near this Borough to Kasson As had been hoped but in spite of this disappointment the Progress made this season has been More than satisfactory As Tho Bis Marvin Street Concrete Span entertainment course the opening number of the entertain ment course to be or canted under the auspices of Post american n in Smethport this Winter is the Plymouth male quartet which will appear it Tho lyceum tuesday evening. November 22. This company is com posed of versatile artists who Are not Only vocalists but instrumentalists and their program includes an orchestra ensemble. Ruffed nov. 1-Xov. 30. Or ii no. Squirrel nov. 1-Allg. 15 Duck. Krosp bivmi., Sopt. 31. Will Hunt in Adirondacks. A party composed of Claude Sbat tuck. J. B. Oviatt and j. J. Alison of Smethport f. D. Gallup of Bradford Frank Oviatt of Betula and Keith Potter of Eldred left monday for the cottage of or. Shattuck at Twitchell Lake in the Adirondack where they will spend two weeks on a Deer Hunt. In rss legally entitled to same. Pen a Ltd 4 if a. Foreign on i Nio 2. Cal. 1 it looks like a. Wet spell unless we Fleet a dry jury commissioner. Vote tar mrs. Eva w. Sullivan. Bridge and the filling in of that thoroughfare. Its entire length this Bor Ough has been completed. This work was considered to be one of the biggest tasks of Tho entire construction Job. Opening of Bowling alleys. Buckshot Davis the Well known automobile Salesman has leased the Bowling alleys in the Backus building and will open same to the Public next monday. Or. Davis is a Hustler and will undoubtedly make a Success of his new business venture. Dry juries hold the key to shut up the bootleggers. Vote for mrs. Eva w. Sullivan dry jury commissioner adv it the Democrat prints the news of adv it i town and county

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