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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - November 8, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania Tie Moat for tie by of right 1 the demorrow armr Mlac Hon lift Cir into Inorg in find Rural a nutty Lima nor Wjk jul Najr other county it 1-next Artri i mar or volume 47. Rms Ochat Rill Librino co. Inc. I Smethport pa., thursday novem ber 8, 1923. Pkg year. No. 45 republicans sweep county and Boro Barton sheriff Carey treasurer Bond Halpenny and Wynn Bond Issue adopted a fairly Large vote was polled in made it almost unanimous in his Homo mrs. Helen Van Dyke rep., was Moke an county at tuesday s election and the result was a solid Republican landslide. Tho democrats could Only futilely flutter their wings against the tremendous Republican Wall. The nominal majority of Over Republican voters to democrats was too much to overcome. The Chioe contests were for sue rift and county treasurer but despite the great popularity of prank costello and e. A. Benson democratic nominees for sheriff and treasurer respectively they could Only Dent the Gigantic Republican horde. Barton the Republican nominee for sheriff is elected by a Safe margin hav ing carried Tho majority of county precincts. Or. Barton was likewise candidate of the prohibition and socialist parties which swelled his vote considerably. Chas. Carey. Republican of Kane City in the voting for county treat elected school director in a close race user and was ahead of or. Benson in the majority of districts of the county although Defeated messers Benson and costello have every reason to feel proud of the remarkably close races they made in Tho face of the existing hopeless Odds. Or. Costello made an unusual run in Smethport Borough one of Jick Ean county s strongest Republican citadels. The Good roads Bond is sue carried in the state by a huge majority which will permit the resumption of Tho Highway building program on a Largo scale next summer. Mckean Road boosters did effective work for the measure. All four constitutional amendments carried. In Tho Borough c. Freeman c. Hack Ett and j. A. Lindholm All republicans were elected members Council. Of the county vote unofficial county figures for treasurer give Carey a 6784 Benson d., 4278. R., 7142 cos Tello d., 4289 a 6661, Halpenny in 5785 o Connord 3544 Wynn d., 4119. R., 5833 White a 4191. Register of r., 6924 Gates a 4012. Worley Gifford dem., received a Speen did vote. Mrs. Wade Burdick. Rep., was elected assessor by a narrow margin Ove w. Her democratic Oppon continued on Page 8, col. 2. The Bear was Home it seems other Bear tales a hair raising Bear Story is related by Arthur Mcdermott Ralph Provin and Pete Kohn three Well known local Young men. While Hunting pheasants on the Hillside Back of the county farm near town saturday morning the Trio came upon Cave in a. Pile of Large native rocks in that Vicinity. Kohn looked Down the Mouth of the dark Den and instantaneous. A terrifying Grunt from the Depths natural Lair. Again whoop whatever it s Ursine equivalent tie three Hunters were Only armed with shot guns and did not take a Chance at further aggravating Bruin s temper which manifestly was none too a weft. A dog belonging to the Trio started after the Bear and Evi Dently overtook him. He returned shortly after at full Speed his loud yelps. Attesting the fact that the encounter a not been entirely a Dleasant one. Revealed the fact that the Bear had of been occupying or for some time the snug quarters to local Hunters have you bet your life there May issued from the recesses of the giant closely followed by the Boss Woofer himself a Large Black Bear. For been on the look out to catch the Bear which was said to be a Fine specimen on its return Home hut to Date it has not reappeared. Reports from this Section a. Kohn displayed sudden and unix that bears Are unusually plentiful in petted agility As an acrobat in Woods this year backwards to give Gangway while w m. Williams a Kan e Hunter kill new motor car better by. Service the problem maintaining an Ella Ciery pase Ngor service on the Kush qua Railroad which forms Tho connect Ion Between Smethport and Tho b. P. Railroad at Jackus and operates from that place to my. Jewett via the town of Kush qua. Appears to have Beon solved by the new motor car received by the Railroad last week Arlel mention of which was made in the Democrat last week the new gasoline car will to placed in operation at once and a train train service will be announced next week by the new schedule four trains Wil be operated Between Smethport and lit. Jowett Dally. Trains will leave Smethport at and a. In. And and p. M., connecting will All a. P. Trains. Trains will arrive in Smethport at a. A and p. If. The car which is manufactured by the Edwards railway motor car Corn Cany of Sanford is. C., has Rospondek to rigid Testa and Whit some difficulties have been experience duo to making adjustments of the mechanism to meet the strenuous conditions imposed by the severe Hll Grade the Railroad traverses they Nave been overcome. Or. Edwards continued on Pago 8, col. 3. County detective j. J. Allison Cole rated the Cuk pm by putting a ser Ous crimp in Mck Orui county s still no Industry by a series of booze Raldon n Hazelhurst it. Jewett Ami Brad Ord. Detective Allison and Stato troop ers Markcy Jones Pierce and Stacy now stationed in this county accompanied by Rov s. A. Renicks of tin Smethport Baptist Church an inter ested Spectator swooped Down on Hynz Elmhurst and raided the residences of Henry Dippo and mrs. Mary hound. Enough evidence was found Dippo Homo to warrant Tho Smethport s Observance of armistice Day will consist of a. Special memorial conducted by the Rev. W. E. Van Dyke of St. Luke s episcopal Church next sunday morning at o clock at which Bucktail. American legion and other. World War Are urged to be present Rev. W b. Van who is a Chap lain. Lieutenant u. S Reserve officers corps has received an order from col. John t. Axton chief of chaplains u s. Issued to All chaplains of the army establishment for special armistice Day services next sunday Rev. Van Dyke himself saw service in Franco during the world War and it is lilting that he should conduct the local civil War Veteran weds Tioga lady John c Cunningham Well known Smethport civil War Veteran and mrs. Connie Andrews of Tioga pa., were United in marriage at the cunning Ham residence on Nelson Street last Friday evening. The term any was performed by Squire a. W. Colegrove of Smethport a g. A. Comrade of the Groom the Bride is the widow of one of in ill from county at the outbreak of the Civi the Democrat extends congratulations to or. And mrs Cunningham. At Tho owner s arrest and at the Homo of mrs. Round 145 Gallons of wine. 84 quarts of Homo bowed Beer and two barrels of mesh were found and the Busy housewife was placed under arrest. The officers then proceeded to my Jewett where the Home of Chas. Gar cello and Tho residence of Chas. Ger age were raided and the owners arrested. At Tho Garello Homo the officers found a still in operation in an up stairs bedroom also 15 Gallons of Moonshine 240 Gallons of Mash 120 Gallons of wine and 75 barrels of Beer. Garello although he is married and has several children enlisted in the world War and saw extensive service in Franco with the a. E. F., having a splendid War record to was gassed and As n result of his War ser is a tubercular victim. With a Irge family to support he found it remain in a government sanitarium and receive the treatment he was entitled to so to returned Homo and being unable to perform Liard labor seized upon tie illicit liquor business As a method of supporting himself and family. No humor in Thea raid. Grim pathos at Tho Norago Homo enough Evi Dence was secured to warrant the hold ing of Signor Norago on a charge of Selling. Signor Gerage by Tho Way just recently completed a sojourn at Tho county jail on a charge of handling Tho in Fluor Lawa carelessly on a former Occa Alon. The contraband netted in saturday s Rajcon was loaded in a Large truck and brought to Smethport along with Tho prisoners who were Given a before Squero a. Colegrove Satur Day evening. Dippo Garello and garage wore Oach held under Ball in Tho aum of 11600 for appearance at criminal court. Mrs. Hound was held under bail. All secured Bondsmen. Friday evening detective Allison chief of Poloco soil Captain Poteran and state policeman Russell Barker raided Tho Homo of Tom Del Gid co it 30 North Street Bradford and con Provin yelled to Mcdermott who was a a 60 Pound cub near that town Public services which will Mark Arm some distance further Down the Hilt to the opening cloy of the season. Kinzua j is ice Day in Smethport. Watch out a Bear s j Hunters killed a Large Black Bear Noarl the warning was needless James Uher farm near Kane the Mott saw him. Advancing to within opening Day of the season Twenty five feet of the third the Kane Republican reports that the boar suddenly applied his brakes mrs uber was confronted by a big and stopped Lead still in his Black Mother Bear in the backyard of fixing upon Mcdermott a malevolent her Home one night last week and Glare. Both Hunter and Bear stood at when she hurled a stick of stove Wood Hay. Until the Bear with a sudden turn at the beast. It climbed an Apple tree gathered its four feet up under its near the House where the mama Bear s were already contentedly plump belly and literally hew Down the two cubs Hillside Only touching its Stern end to the ground occasionally to act an a perched in the branches and two cubs remained in the the Bear tree Spring to rebound again through night. Sudden death of mrs. Robt. Oliver receives blooded ram from Scotland a Fine imported yearling ram was received last week to head the flock of Fine Shropshire the Maple Shade farm of e. W. Wilcox at Cros former Smethport boy elected Buffalo sheriff older Smo Liport residents were gratified to learn of the election of Frank Tyler of Buffalo a former Smethport boy As sheriff of Erie county new York by n substantial majority. Or. Tyler s opponent was former police chief Regan of Buffalo Democrat a Strong candidate indeed. Frank Tyler lived in Smethport 30 years Nso the father having been employed As an Engineer on the old b. B s k., Railroad. Lie attended the local schools up to the time the family moved from Here. Or. Tyler visited or. And mrs. Charles Mckean of Smethport during the past summer. Mrs. Robert Oliver died with Shock by. This ram was bred by Thomas of heart Buttar Scotland who without ing suddenness from an attack trouble at her Home in Reed Hollosy j near Farmers Valley monday mrs. Oliver who was 48 years of age was apparently in Good health up to the instant of the attack. Death resulted within half an hour from the time she was first stricken Alice Cava Naigh was born at he Bron Potter county and was United in marriage to Robert Oliver 26 years this doubt is Tho leading Shropshire Breed ago. The family Hart resided in dec action for Many years. She was a woman of estimable Roii Elliles whose sudden death is by Many Friend. Or of the world. Or. Wilcox believes the Best is none too Good for Mckean county where we must produce Shrop shares second to none. James Mccabe killed in Erie Smethport friends wore to learn of the death of James Mccabe the is year old son of or. And mrs. Ambrose Mccabe of Erie which occur in that City last Friday injuries received in an Muton nor Vilont Larimer in the Evon intr of Ither n Forry for i ibis Vic Fri v. From the veterans Clam bake armistice Day will be largely attended tickets Are now on Sale for the Clam bake to be conducted by Bucktail Post american legion at the Reilly farm near the Olds club preserve armis Tice Day. This event will replace the annual Ball and banquet of Buck tall Post and the general Public is invited. In addition to cd fms in Abun dance there will be roast pig and other delicacies. Tickets Are the proceeds will be used by tic pos to furnish club rooms Hejzner Block. In the Mon of located two quart bottles and four pint bottles of alleged whiskey. Del Gid co was arrested on Tho charge of liquor Law violation. He waa taken before Alderman Brooks for a prelim Inary hearing and hold in Ball Tor Tho next term of criminal court Ball waa furnished. Council accepts motor zing of the fire pumper was one of first Buck Tail recruits Charles Rice who passed Nway at his Home in Little Valley a. On wednesday of last week was one of he first men who responded in Gener Al Kane s Call for riflemen volunteers for the famous Pennsylvania Buck tails issued from sni Ethi it in Sittl. I. Rice who was one of the Pioneer residents of this Section and a crack Rulle Spiot. As were most of the local residents of that Day served with distinction throughout the War with the Ruck tails. Or. Rice was s3 years of age and his death came suddenly but peacefully from the complications of his advanced to moved from this Vicinity to Little Valley Severn i years ago the funeral was held in Little Valey saturday afternoon. Deceased is survived by four sons and two daughters one son being a. Rice of Mill Street Smethport. Anent s steam fire engine by reply owns the front wheels with a. Perdson tractor by Means of a Patent coupling device described Democrat last week was approved by the Borough Council at the november meeting held monday night. Plans were discussed for Modlens the police station building by moving the cell room Back several feet and laying a Concrete floor to furnish room to House Tho now apparatus. A Survey indicated that Tho Cost of purchasing the Fordson and attaching it to the Steamer and making quarters to House it would represent a consid Erable sum. It was tile opinion of several Mem Bers that East Smethport which Bene fits greatly from the pumper should Oliver is pm Riv her of and two sons and j the funeral is Bein. held it the Betula Jar Plant residence thin afternoon at 1 mrs. James Mckean celebrates 83rd Natal Day of lst East Smethport ladies will banquet Bucktail Post the ladles of the East sme port civic improvement club have extended an invitation to the members of Bucktail Post. American legion to to their guests at a banquet at a Date suitable to the Post. The invitation of the Smith port indies which is in evidence of esteem which shows tha. Local world War veterans Nave not been forgotten has been receiver by the Post me moors. The banquet will probe Fly lip heir m Smol port on s next Tir of incr Richt. The Bossy was Booz y ack .0. be willing to Coo Crale ill fray ing Brennan b Hill Jiaa Tuioti Street this Borough was seized with a violent und mysterious illness and Tho owner sent for e. A. Jones Well known local cattle expert to diagnose ailment which waa discovered to be ossification due to Contact with Raisin Mash. Billle found Tho Bovine patient to be Hick indeed. She was wobbly on her pins her eyes were Glassy Ana when the animal attempted to walk Sho would crumple in a Heap Jones was perplexed to diagnose Tho cruise of illness until the stricken Critter rolled her Glassy helpless eyes in his direction and drooled a sub stance which invoked suspiciously Hoo White mule Mash. A Light dawned on the local to Tern iry and on investigation he. Located the seat of trouble. To one Corner of the posture he discovered in accumulation of Mash which had been dumped by some local Amateur distiller of sports and which showed signs that Tho sick cow had partaken liberally of the stuff before Sho succumbed in other words Tho cow was violently pickled ossified drunk. A Case of beef stewed on the Hoof As it were. The next Day the Bovine Boozer Icrael to us Tho effects of her Bauch in much the same manner that her erring human Brothern and Sistern Greet the Day which follows the night before. When visited by she looked sick and penitent the Cost of motor zing the apparatus. B. Burdick was entrusted with the task of interviewing East Smethport citizens in this regard. Or. Burdick will make a report at an adjourned Council meeting to to called by the president of Council at which the Cost of motor zing the apparatus which has proven successful in every Way will to authorized frayed and Quarter provided for it. Water works Purchase routine business was disposed of at monday meeting. The report of Tho Secretary s correspondence with other Pennsylvania towns Garding the Cost of a Survey of the water Plant with n View of Borough Purchase and operation waa not completed in time for monday night s meeting and will he presented at a later meeting. Electric department gaining the electrical department shows further substantial gains in number of new Consumers and Revenue for october. Tho Electr e department is the Smethport Gas company has reaching a stage of development where completed two Good Wella during Tho the income More inon Fly Oil sets Large scale of Lack. Con orians will entertain is annl ready to Proceeditl. two months pro or the -iv.orvat in Alia fractured or a i of mn1 uni i Ohlf o and her Hirst Linni Bruiy. Which his a p Uii in verse by found ice Ter Runft motion a1. Have iiw.l ally Sooil Horish the Democrat unit so Bradford rotarians self potent to rumple to the Plant with the lesion of of Thi the Smethport canopus club will fun in operation in hot in hol Vert lady in wishing her on Ertain Twenty five members of the Fumero and hat no More of the com returns of the any. Pany s Stock will to issued. Pigs on tact Mckean Petrr on a on his f mrs. Forrest Heads red Cross Roll Call annual of the american the fall on the Hill bark of the it Eves near i a Rig is now chins Oroc Ted ear to Creel on this i res a third Well. Trio Crosly Del lung company is con ductln.? Hie present dec Iii Cru its for of Fri Thov. Is Rili p.c--1 car Irani if commences Ann the Loca company f irm nys Valley. Tir now Nir-.ty porkers old Youngjr. 11 Tho new Wells Nolc rial in Eldred Defeated s. H. S. Many a i me in Akkir .-Iclfoid rotary club at a inner fit the Temple club next monday evening at o clock. The foot i ill of town Dof Slort Smethport school i Rev. P. .1. Donohue was in Brad a by n score of 27-6. This is the con by Mccoy was in Olsan Tuc Sydiy. Ford tuesday. Same of the local season. I iy, nil or mrs. Mary Forrest Beer. Noise the Supply of Tho local company chairman of this ar.indicate that Smethport s firment your. lady a appointed by her natural Gas Field is still on the Job by a will solicit t in my mixer Irige margin Only waiting for the Drill ships during the period nov omber 11 to tap it. To the new lease looks like a. Winner. Developments there to late sound Kerr spent Tho week end at assuring in face of the approach of Ceres n. Y. Another cold Northern Winter. I

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