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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - November 3, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 52. oo., inc. Ku3sell.l1nusley, editor Smethport pa., thursday november 3, 1927. Term8-42.m per year. No. Honest and efficient county Issue j election next tuesday next tuesday will decide the nov Ember Battle of Tho ballots and practically All county and local Muni Cipal offices to to filled interest should be keen in the various contests the Democrat been compelled to reluctantly refrain from supporting in any Way the candidacies of two or three candidates on its own party ticket not because of any objections to those candidates on personal grounds but because of the fact that even prior to the Prim a they through honest delusion or Over zealousness to gain votes ally Ned themselves with a group of notoriously unscrupulous Scala wags who have apparently grained the upper hand in the Mckean county democratic organization temporarily whose sinister menace to honest county government is recognized by All right Ali inking1 people. The vital Issue before the voters next tuesday is honest county go v e raiment the Democrat unhesitatingly presents the names of the majority of democratic county candidates for the approval of regardless of their political affiliations As some of my Kean county s leading men and women whose qualifications and High standing entitle them to the consideration of All persons who believe that a change in political personnel occasionally is a Good thing1 for county government. For county treasurer the democratic candidate la s. H. Elder a Veteran Oil producer of Alcean county Hill s Hills lose lure Mckean county huge liquor store county detective Jack Allison estimates conservatively that Gallons of alcoholic liquors seized in raids conducted by him on illicit stills and bootlegging resorts is now stored in vaults in the Mckoan county Bas Mont of the court House this Borough. Anti volstead stimulants of All varieties Home distilled Home brewed pre War imported Dom Estic red White and Blue mule bottled in Bond and aged in the Wood or bottled in Tho barn and Agod in the Woods ryes bourbons and Raisin jacks and an endless assortment of wines and rubbing and drinking alcohols All rub Shoul Ders on terms of Equality pending the not far Distant Day when destruction of the entire Stock will be ordered by the court. Included in the huge Stock enough to put every resident of my Kaan county in bed with headache Ara bottles of Beer. Many fish Are expected to perish Whan the bottled Energy is dumped h it flows into nearby streams via the sewer route. Walter j. Hill son of the Pioneer Railroad builder James j. Hill mar ried Mildred Richardson follies Leanty her to his. Mon Tana ranch now she Wircs of the spaces Ami is suing fur divorce. Of our great county Oil Fields. Elder is interested in banking and manufacturing enterprises and. A big employer of labor. He understands my Ocean county conditions perfectly and is one of the Best qualified Candi dates who Ever aspired to the office of county treasurer. Or. Elder takes a keen interest in All movements for the Public Good and taken an Active part in developing the Mckean county fair. Richard Keenan candidate for Sher Iff is one of the most efficient officers of the Bradford police being a popu Lar Young Man in every sense of the word. Mar. Ice Enan possessor of a Beautiful voice is known As the i singing policeman by his Bradford j friends. He will make sheriff. Mrs. Anna Gates of lit. Alton one of me Kean county s most prominent is Tho Choice of democrats for j Register of wills. Mrs. Gates made Road danger spots a corps of state Highway engineers six choirs in festival at is a offs tuesday an audience which taxed the capacity of Beautiful St. Luke s episcopal Church this Foorough enjoyed the choir festival held at that edifice tuesday evening. A Large number came from surrounding towns. The big chorus consisted of the combined choirs of the episcopal churches of Bradford Lipan Warren Salamanca Coudersport and Smith port. The musical program was a Beautiful one. The it. Rev. Bishop a. A. Overs former head of Tho episcopal Church in Liberia delivered the Hermort in connection with the impressive altar service by. Zeua six clock guilds of St. Luke s entertained tie visiting Church men and Clio Risters at a dinner covers being placed for Over 100. Tho popularity of these choir feat solicitors will be compelled to apply or permits an Effort is to to made to curb the endless drives for financial Aid by individuals and organizations which Are becoming a decided nuisance for Smethport business men to endure. At a meeting of Tho Smethport. Con opus club held at Munn s restaurant monday noon plans were adopted for compelling persons desiring to Canvas the business Section of town for contributions in future to first apply for permit card to the canopus club Secretary which card will to issued if the cause is worthy. Before the next meeting of canopus a committee consisting of h. L. Hock on Berry ii. Ii. Sasse James quirk and m. S. Geary will visit surrounding towns whore business houses Are protected by a ruling such As is pro posed Here and on their investigation will submit recommendations for suitable Resolution designed to curb activities of canvassers the proposed restrictions against canvassers will not apply to local organizations. At monday s meeting l. B. Munn Ohal Man of the canopus club com Mittee which is raising a budget fund for the maintenance of the Smethport band reported Progress in the work. Arrived in Smethport lost Friday and Vals which Are being held regularly by now engaged in a re location sur the episcopal churches of this Section vey to eliminate danger spots on the of Pennsylvania and southwestern Smethport to Bradford paved Highway new York is steadily increasing. As stated in the Democrat two weeks ago a new Highway pavement is to be built by Tho state on Tho Bradford Side of Rew Hill which will eliminate the Steep Grade and dangerous curves of Tho present Rood. Another improvement to be made by Tho Highway department the demo crat understands will be the building of a paved Cut off which will Ellmin the death curve a Short distance i this Side of Wright Corners. Exploding tank gave worker ride a Helper employed by Bradford or. Waffle noted author dead mrs. Belle Heinemann of Colegrove was summoned to Albion n. Y., Las Friday by the death of her brother. Or. Albert Edward Woffie a Promin ent Baptist Clergyman. State pays claims for Honey eating dears with automobiles on Mckean county highways literally running Over Black bears it looks As if Blu game Hunting in native forests Wilh beat previous records this your and boar meat should be Honey Sweet this year according to county Gamo protector Carl Ben son. During the past Wook the state game commission paid claims totalling to Bee keepers of this Section of Tho county for destruct Ion of hives by bears in quest of Honey. Claims wore filed by thirteen persons. Liat bears Are plentiful Here about is attested by the fact that a woodsman near Kano saw eight Briars in one drove without artificial Aid one Day recently. The poor it will the Tom Bucktail Post american legion is putting it squarely up to Tho people of Smethport whether Thoy wait n series of High class Broadway plays at Tho legion theater during the coming Winter. Tho poor heralded As the Greate fit of All College comedies will to Tho attraction at Tho Smethport legion theater next saturday night. The comedy comes Horo direct from 20 weeks at the Cort theater in Chicago. It enjoyed sensational Suc Cess in new York for 42 weeks in Boston for 10 weeks in Philadelphia for 8 weeks and in Chicago for 20 weeks. Patterson a Mcnutt produced it mounting the play handsomely and staging Tho famous stadium scene which stumped other Broadway Man agers so realistically that it been Tho talk of critics and play goers alike he of it con talked Thov Ace. Up of Rev. Or. Walfate s death Albion oct. Albert Edward died at his 164 South main yesterday after an illness of eighteen months. Or. Was Horn at Trou Shury november 14, 1846 and resided in Albion Nineteen years. Was a retired Clergyman. Or. Waffle was ordained a. Baptist minister in 1373 and held the pastor ate at new Brunswick. N. J., from 1373 80. In 1830-85 to was professor of Rhc Toroc logic University. And oratory in Bucknell later he held the fallow splendid run for this important office s. H. S. Meets Coudersport Here saturday afternoon the Smethport High school football which she is so Well qualified to nil team will resume the 1927 schedule four years ago. If she receives the following a week s Lay off next Satur support she deserves her election afternoon when they meet the be assured next tuesday. A Normal Gridiron representatives of couders school graduate a capable teacher of j port High school on Kane Field this the county schools a wife and Mother Borough. The game starts at and a county Leader in the Sharp. Crusade for women s the entire local squad is in splendid mrs. Gates demonstrated except condition and should show some Good tonal qualities of leadership and ability to intelligently grapple with int tors of Public concern. She and fast and splendidly qualified for the office to which she aspires and deserves the support of All voters. Mrs. Belle Lillybridge Lauer is the democratic candidate for the import ant off Leo of prothonotary. The same endorsement of qualifications Given her colleague mrs. Gates also applies to the Brilliant port Allegany . Mrs. Lauer a former newspaper sex football. Not junk dealer who was engaged in junk ing some old automobiles in the lot in the rear of the Smethport garage trustee of the Plant a. Narrow escape last thurs ing pastorate 1885-38 at Bay much. 1888-95 at Jamestown City. 1895 1902 at Albion 1905-os at Woodstock. Ont. He retired in 1q08. Rochester to Una a theological Day afternoon when he applied an Seminary a member of Delta Knippa Epsilon and Phi Beta Kappa acetylene Torch to the gasoline tank of he wag a Well known author and the one of the junked cars and an expos i following books were from his pen Ion resulted which rocked the neigh Rjay. Which was a prize Book in 1886 Paul Sidney the interpreter with his Bible curl Stan boyhood. The Torch bearer was lifted through space for several feet but emerged Unity and property or. Arnolds week injure cd for the whiskers being singed. Fringe of his improvements to legion theater completed contractor Merle Stickles Corn very successful season but their team and the Job is an attractive of Christian living if Christ were King. Lib is survived by one son or. Har Voy Waffle of now York City formerly of Rochea or three slaters mrs. Belle Heinemann Colegrove mrs. Net plated the extensive Job of Spray paint the Owens. Lomberg a. Miss Sarnd ing the exterior of the legion theater Waffle Wellsville. Plenty of army of Hunters out tuesday a army of Hunters invaded the Woods of this Section tuesday morning on the occasion of the open Octive. Is by reason of extensive Legal of the Sman game training gained while associated withis6agon some Good have been her brother n. Former practising Law and it i3 Sala that both Small Yte of port Allegany exceptionally d arge game j3 this year. Well qualified to perform the exacting duties of prothonotary. A vote for mrs. Lauer will never be regretted. . F. Hungiville democratic candidate for county commissioner is too Well and favourably known to me Kean county voters of All political faiths to need any introduction. Or. Hungiville s Campaign grown in popularity to a Point where political lines have been obliterated. Some of the leading men and women of me wanted Kean county. Democrats and re pull Young Man about years old High cons alike arc enthusiastically espou9-i school education preferred to learn candidacy of this prominent the die and tool making Trade. Suc oltion because they know his rugged Cess Ful die and tool makers get big i Hunters anticipate a splendid Deer and Bear season later on. The office of county treasurer c. M. Carey was a Busy place the latter part of last week and Tho forepart of this week issuing Hunters licenses. Al though fees Are increased from to this year approximately 3000 licenses have been taken out. Continued on lost Page col. 3 wages. Backus Novelty co. 44 a new roof also been placed on Tho loft portion of the Structure Ink ing it entirely weather proof. The members of Bucktail Post american legion have performed a note Tho funeral will be held tomorrow at 3 o clock from the Homo of the Rev. Warren c. Taylor pastor of Albion Baptist Church. Or. Clarence a. Harbour of Rochester ind Tho Rev. Foster Wood of Rochester theological Seminary formerly of Albion will worthy civic service in providing officiate. Smethport with a splendid theater. Saturday. Burial will be at Hamilton big Force Rushing potato Creek Road with a big Force of Over 225 men contractor d. L. Dennis been rank halloween passed quietly the Observance of halloween passed quietly in Smethport monday night. Activities of the juvenile population were confined to pranks of a harmless nature. The majority of business men windows to Wash and a slight a determined drive during the adjustment of business signs was week to finish the nearly com Essary tuesday morning. Chief depleted potato Creek Macadam pave police Michael o Brien without Between Smethport. Crosby Cole Tanucci the local situation Well in Grove and Gallup s Corners. With a hand Jolt to More favourable weather the important Road will be entirely completed local dentist invents a before Snow flies. Useful golfer s appliance or. C. R. Long local dentist in vented and applied for a Patent on an Ingen Lus tool for Golf players. Tho article la a pair of specially designed j pincers equipped to hold movable Type and an. Inking to to used in printing the Nornel of n. Golf player on Golf balls to prevent loss. The ant wherever the comedy been pres Nus is co author of Tia play with i father j. C. Nugent a Thor plays by the. Nugentq include. The rising the play 13 presented on tour by better plays Extension an organza Tion sponsored by John Golden David Belasco. David Warfield Wilton Lack Aye Augustus Thomas and other note men and women of Tho theater. The poor nut deals with Tho Rol Licking adventures of John an Ohio state Junior who would rather earn yearly As a. Professor of botany than be a business Man it an annual salary of a Wisconsin University girl however be really and armed with thinks Dlf letters in first snowstorm of season whitens Earth the first heavy snowfall of season visited Section Early this morning and at the hour Tho Democrat goes to Prosi Mother Earth and the surrounding Hills Are garbed in a Doop cloak of which he confessed his desire to be come a popular hero she takes him in hand psycho analyses him arid starts Tho newly Mado hero Oft in a Gro o hilarious Dlyn cult Lea. The stadium scenes in the second act have caused much Praise and acclaim from critics and followers o College Alhi Etlis. The relay Raco ha., been described As being As thrilling Ai the chariots of Ben Hur if Oran Mochnol is perfectly cast in Tho lend part of John is Ari Florence Day a Julia the Wisconsin coed Dorothy Black n an Ohio coed Dave re Pritchard As magpie1 Welch Tho spirited cheer Leader and like was Charles Baker Jonathon Iloilo. Vincen Flore Barrow Lepaige and Manj others who appear in this. Play. As stated in the Democrat lost week Buckta Post american legion a bring two or three other Broadway successes presented by better play Extension to the legion theater thl season if Public cooperation to no determined by patronage extended to the poor is forthcoming. Smethport is the smallest town to to visited by the poor nut company which is appearing in the larger cities and comes Here on an open Date. How Ever better plays Extension is inter ested in the Experiment of the local world War veterans in presenting High class dramatic productions Here and. Is willing to cooperate with the aim of placing this town on its City circuit permanently. Do not fail to Seo the poor prices Are boxes 12.20 orchestra and and a special Block of seats will he Avail Able for school pupils at 75 cents. Milss Jihnson of the better plays Extension arrived in Smethport and will spend the week Hera assisting Buo tall Post conduct the Advance Sale of tickets. County detective Allison traces Ridgway fugitive through the efforts of Moke an county detective Jack Allison --6t Niet port Dominic Albaneso is y id who enticed Elizabeth Testa a 13 ear old bldg Rwy girl away from her ome been captured and will be lit Elk county criminal court for is heinous offence. The local of Leer Learned that Alban so and Tho a Lyllo Testa girl topped for several Days at the resort f Mary round in near Mot port and from that place traced lie couple to Buffalo. A Ridgway special of last Friday Uvo Tho following account of the Cap Uro Dominic Albanese Aliaa Dominio Biatis been apprehended and held under arrest at Buffalo n. Or Elk county authorities in Qon lec Loii with the disappearance of Liz both Testa a minor child of or. And mrs. Ralph Tosta of Ridgway who was known to Havo been in com any with Albaneso on oct. Considerable time elapsed from to time of Tho disappearance of the girl owing to Tho negligence of the parents in reporting the Case forty Light hours or More before Tho information was reported to the sheriff s office. Tho onto w.03 then immediately Token in charge by Elk county Deputy sheriff Joseph a. May of Ridgway who acted upon every duo obtainable and. Put into execution by we until the fugitives wore finally located and apprehended by detective Fred a Haloy of Tho Burns. Detective Agency of of Deputy j3hqrjff May bile in which they., get which was found by i May in co Mitory tilth John s holier of with the assistance of or. May s old Elmo Friend Jack Allison Mac Icreane county Deteo wore Able to make the Dis covery of Tho car in a Small town adjacent to Smethport late sunday oven ing. From this clue other facts soon developed by which or. May and officers were not Long in deter mining Tho possible course of the fug elves which Lay by Way of o lean or Buffalo n. As Albaneso waa known to be intimately acquainted in both cities. Through Tho timely suggestion of mi1. Allison who happens to a Strong Factor with the above named detective of Buffalo n. Y., events shaped themselves very rapidly upon Tho careful Survey of or. May who Tell Severd Early wednesday morning Tho departure of the girls Mother presumably for Buffalo when or. May got in touch with detective a Ley of Buffalo and instructed him to follow proceedings upon her arrival in. That City and upon which instruction the rendezvous of Tho parties was soon discovered and Albanese waa found and taken into custody. The prisoner upon his arrest was found to to possessor of a gun which to very quickly tried to lose. The Buffalo authorities Havo been instructed by or. May to Lipold Alban Eso for extradition. The Mother securing custody of her daughter immediately returned to her Home in Ridgway. Basketball topics brightening up it is understood that prospects Are Bright for Smethport again being rep resorted by a fast basketball team on Tho courts during the coming sea son. The fast quintet which provided local fans with season finished splendid sport la the season with substantial financial margin after uniforms equipment and Cost of building a playing Cage at the legion lyceum been defrayed. Storting under such favourable conditions the coming season should to. A pronounced for sheriff Arthur f. Swanson world War Veteran regular nominee on of minor j

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