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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - November 10, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean Democrat volume 52. Uo., inc. Uu3skll. L1kusi.ey, icel tool Smethport pa., thursday november terms -s2.00 per year. Another Nykeah county Man who chased adventure Ernest Carr Soldier Fortune and actor is dead in Glendale Calif Ornia at the age of 67 Accord ing to the Cincin Natl billboard. Carr Bora in Titusville. Pa., spent a number of years of his youth in Bradford when his father a veterinary surgeon was located in that City. He was a life Long Friend of cant. Irving o Hay Soldier of Fortune who while fighting with general Garcia during Cuba s rebellion against the Yoke of Spain inspired Richard hard ing Davis popular Romance. Soldiers of can and o Hay called together fought together Nurt sometimes Uinins each other in numerous revolutions ii Central America. Both were on a fishing boat in the North Pacific As members of the Crew when Jack London was also a Sailo before the Mast on the same Boa getting inspiration and color for i Groat Book the sea during one of their filibustering sex Bear Hunting season opens next tuesday the Pennsylvania Bear Hunting season opens next tuesday nov. 15. All indications Point to Black bears being unusually numerous in nearby forests this year Farmers. In Tho Smoth porec Vicinity reporting numerous depredations by Ursina raiders on sheep flocks and Bee hives local Hunters Are confident that with favourable Hunting weather the county s Black Bear population will be materially thinned out Dur ing the solid month of Bear Hunting season. 1 revived stage merest As a result of the appearance of the splendid Broadway comedy drama Success the poor under the auspices of better plays Extension of new York at the Smith Post legion theater saturday night h is Likely that Bucktail Post american legion will Book two or three other similar High class attractions of better plays Extension at the local playhouse Dur ing the coming Winter. A fair sized and highly satisfied audience enjoyed the local appearance condition has been critical following serious Accident Paul Karlen Well known local Youns Man employed As an inspector by the state Highway. Department has been in an extremely critical condition it his h ome on Green Street during the past week As a result of receiving a fractured Skull when he fell from the running Board of an automobile on main Street on monday of last week striking on his head. The victim dismissed the Accident lightly at the time it occurred not thinking the injury was serious. The following Day concussion devel oped and Tho patient s condition grew steadily worse his life hanging by he a slender thread Over the week end. At the present time or. Robert Ilton the attending physician 1 greatly encouraged by the spec Lii vitality displayed by or. Karlon am is More hopeful for n favourable Tun in his condition. The Young Man s Many friends Hope for his speedy recovery. A editions to Central America the which is a clean two boys who never grew old called and soldiered with o. Henry then n fugitive from his native land. Carr and o Hay fought together with Garcia and later both served As rough riders under Wood and Roose velt in Cuba and later with u. S. Regulars in the Philippines. They nerved during the Boer War losing track of each other temporarily Carr As a full fled cd Boer general and o Hay As a Captain in an English mounted regiment. When Madero Lead the successful mexican revolution which ended the dictatorship of Diaz fought with him. Carr and o Hay Between wars both Carr and o Hay Ivere. Recognized As splendid actors developed a vaudeville skit called the in which he appeared in the leading big circuits and hit in which to made a pronounced Zippy highly entertaining comedy of College life and which was staged with All the details of a big City production. The presenting company was one of he Best that has Ever appeared in Smethport. Petite Dorothy Black As Marjorie Horace Michael as1 John the poor winsome Florence Day As miss Charles Baker As Spike Hoyt and Baron Lepaige As prof. Are members of the Large and unusually capable company whose work in exacting Rolen deserves special mention. Smethport used to be a splendid show it is Safe to predict that the appearance of More attract ions of As the poor will arouse the old time enthusiasm which has remained Mormant for some time. Bettor plays Extension is an organization composed of some of America s blast of Winter brought Snow plows into action monday near summer weather of last week gave Way suddenly to an introductory flourish of Winter which deeply blanketed Section of the country with Snaw the week end and developed into a near blizzard sunday which brought Highway Snow plows into action monday. A total of 11 inches of Snow fall from thursday to monday and Tho thermometer dropped to 27 Deg Rees. Restrained by Highway depart ment from erecting county Snow fences until december county Highway supt. Theodore Schmidt of Smethport found it1 necessary to Send out Snow plows Early monday morning to open the Highway Between it. Jewett and Kane which had drifted to a depth of from two to three feet in some places. A plow was also run Over the. Highway Between Smethport and Bradford. G. O. P. Carlton Ryden Auto crash victim Smethport residents were shocked monday by news of Tho sudden death of Carlton Ryder of Wilcox As the result of in automobile crash fit ser Geant. Tho Ryden family were ror went of s met port for a number of years be Foro moving to Wilcox where the i father has been engaged in business j for several years. The Kane re publican of monday gave Tho following account of Tho ills Borough officers chosen at i tuesday s election county vote was heavy tuesday s election in Hokeii county for Tho filling of All important county offices and local Ollices in cities boroughs and townships result of in a clean swoop Tor Tho Republican slate although the splendid combination of democratic candidates made marked inroads into Tho nominally of Leeville youth victim of mrs. Williams seriously injured mrs. Minnio Williams aged .69, Vas terribly injured about o clock monday evening when struck by an automobile driven by Well known Farmers Harold Smith Valley Young Man. On the Highway opposite her Home at Farmers Valley near Smith port. Bradford Era first Bunting Accident in Mckean county since the opening of Tho current reason last week occurred monday when Floyd Dalton 1g, son of or. And mrs Eorge Dalton of Coleville near Smethport was shot through the Back by a Bullet from a 12-gauge Shotgun in the hands of Ernest Sprester 15 the son of or. And mrs. J. J. Sprester of Coleville. The Dalton boy is a. Patient in the Bradford Hospital where it was reported that his condition while at serious is improving steadily. Fractured Republican voting majority. Heavy the county Voto wag unusually Largo and party Linos Scro forgotten. Tho big contest of the Day was for resins Accident minority member of the Board of Carlton Ryden. Aged in. Of we Cox. County commissioners and t. P. Hun Vas fatally injured it about 10-.30 his morning when his Auto skidded and crashed into a. Garage on the Road at sergeant three Miles Southeast of Here As he was on his Way Homo from Lamont. The youth s unconscious body was removed from the wreckage of the Auto by or. Ii j. Mcgeo of Kane who rushed him to oils City. Rydon died before he reached Zicano and his body inn taken to Tho o. G. Brown funeral Parlours. The Auto a now Bulck Coupe was almost completely demolished and Tho garage was badly wrecked. Ryden had taken a party including continued on Pago col. 3 first the when the world War broke out theatrical producers and act two soldiers of Fortune offered their ors which is engaged in the commend j Range of vision. The victim received a Skull a sprained Arm and severe body injuries. Her recovery is doubtful. Williams after visiting the residence of her brother Frank Mbere h v e of the opposite the Highway when she walked directly. Into the path of the approaching automobile. The aged lady had thrown n shawl Over her head which limited her Bullet it was stated pierced the Back hip and of Tho unfortunate boy for a depth of two inches spreading and puncturing he lungs and causing numerous inter Nal wounds. Although Only meagre details regard services to the Canadian government and were Given commissions in the regiment Able undertaking of making it possible for american one night stand cities to Lar. Smith stopped his Cor and rend ered every possible assistance later see clean High class plays which have reporting the distressing Accident for with the i just completed Broadway engagements which he was in no manner to blame celebrated Princess and were invalided Home handful of other maimed survivors of while Smethport is the smallest that glorious regiment which actually town to be included in better plays continued on last Page col. 1 red Cross Roll Call to Morrow the annual Roll Call of the american hed Cross will be in Progress from Friday Novi 11 to thursday nov. 24, this year. Mrs. C. B. Corwin is general chairman of the local chapter s drive for funds and announces that the town has been zoned and solicitors will Start their work tomorrow. Resi dents of nearby towns which Are included in the local chapter s territory will also be asked to contribute. The worthy object for which the drive is being conducted should make the work of the solicitors easy. Every one should contribute liberally. Know ing that the red Cross is always relied upon to Render and in every great National and world wide calamity in addition to its thousand and one other projects of improving the lot of humanity. Attention is directed to the rotogravure poster supplement which included in this Issue of the Democrat. This feature is exclusive with the Democrat in the local Field. Circuit which is composed of such j cities a Rome. Hornell. Olean n. Y. Warren Bradford Kane and Dubois the organization is willing to cooperate with the local world War veterans in bringing its plays to Smethport. Patrons of the poor nut saturday night were most favourably impressed with the attractiveness Comfort and splendid appointments of the thoroughly repaired and renovated legion theater provided Smethport by the local american legion Post. The Only thing lacking to give Smethport one of the Best Heaters to be found in the country is a new seating equipment and Bucktail Post is negotiating for new seats which they Hope will to installed before the next attraction appears at their theater. Musical embellishment for saturday to Tho local authorities. The injured lady was carried to uie Home of her brother where or. W. A. Ostrander attended her. Or. Hogan of Bradford was called later in consultation. Mrs. Williams was removed to the Bradford Hospital yesterday where j with Ernest Sprester his brother Karl and other school companions were Hunting in the Woods at Hogan hollow near Coleville after school yesterday and the Dalton boy was mistaken for some animal by the Sprester lad who fired it is believed from a Short Range. Little it. Jewett girl killed by Auto Margaret Okerlund. Eight year old daughter of or. And mrs. Steve Oker Lund of it. Jewett was struck and fatally injured near her Home by a Coupe driven by Ethel Schiller St. Tit tar was in go from sell of her a rfcs 1 _ fractured and she died in of or. H. M. Cleveland of it. Jewett a few minutes after the Accident. The Driver of the. Oar stopped and offered All assistance possible it was reported. Coroner h. Clay Heffner was Coudersport Falls before s. H. S. Smethport High school s Gridiron representatives Defeated Tho Couderay gov Lluc Veteran Many a strenuous Campaign of his beloved democratic party Camo through with Colon flying despite the fact that his opponents brought four Otylior candidates into Tho Raco to split Tho vote outside Tho solid Republican ranks. Air. Hung Vullo Lead tha Field by a mile thanks to hl9 big Voto in Smethport Kane Ludlow mldred and Tho Rural la Tracu and Tho result nothing Short of phenomenal under Tho circumstances attested Tho fact that Tho popular democratic outstanding qualifications for the office of com missioner were recognized by voters of All parties. Tho complot of list of officers elected la an follows Henderson Bradford Edgar l. Rhone Bradford. P. Starsky Smethport. Recorder of h. Anderson Clermont. Hegi stot of b. Eastman Smethport. Port High school team on Kano Field this Borough last saturday afternoon notified and investigated the Accident. According to Spectra lord Okerlund and several companions who were returning from school together decided to Cross to the other aide of the into the Highway. Margaret was struck by Tho approach ing car. Tho Accident occurred about the Center of it. Jewett near the Post office and not far from the Okerlund a. Heffner doubt is held regarding her recovery. Night s production was furnished by Benson s orchestra. Fractured wrists Arthur Doty East Smethport Young Man who has been employed by the Quinn interests in the work of moving the big chemical factory at nearby Keystone to a new scene of operations of that company in the Adirondack mountains of new York was badly injured at the new Plant last week when he fell from a scaffold. Or. Doty received fractures of both and was severely shaken up. He returned to his Home in Bast Smith port last thursday to recover from the distressing Accident. Distributing ballots was big task commissioners clerk miss Ruth Walker was in port Allegany last week supervising the printing of the ballots for tuesday s election in me Kean county which work was done at the Plant of the port Allegany reporter Argus. The county commissioners distributed the Ballota to county voting precincts saturday and that the Job was an extensive one is demonstrated by the fact that persons Are eligible to vote in Mckean county necessitating considerable figuring As to How Many ballots need be printed and Tho number to be distributed at voting precincts. As a result of the heavy vote at the september primary a shortage occur red in Ceres township which necessitated specimen ballots being used by late voters with special permission. F. H. Hungiville accepts Fine Post with Packard Fred h. Hungiville for Many years sales manager of the Smethport garage co., and who during Tho past summer has been a member of the sales organization of the Warren Studebaker Agency is receiving merited recognition in Tho automobile world. The popular local Man has been offered and last week accepted the position of manager of the Jamestown. N. T., Branch of the Packard Buffalo motor company one of the most important distributing Points of that High Grade motor car make in this Section of the United states. The position is a High salaried one. Or. Hungiville one of the Pioneer motor car salesmen of this Section of a score of 19-0. . Peculiar coincidence is the toot that this is Tho identical score which Smethport Defeated the Potter county boys on the letters Home Field last year. Smethport playing with a number of second team men in the lineup had Home. Ethel Schiller halted her car immediately and offered assistance to the injured girl. Or. H. A Cleveland was summoned from has of Type and rushed Tho child there but she expired soon after reach Tho office. Her Skull was fractured land she suffered other injuries. When Ford. County j. Bradford w. Ii. Ito Penny. V Smethport t. F. Smethport. County Elva Cooper Margaret Bradford a Gallup. Smethport Bliss Booth Brod Ord. No tally has Yot been made of the. Rotes cast in Tho county Only for coun y commissioner. The unofficial figures f All county voting precincts Are county Halpenny 6510 Hung Villa 3448 Teator d and 2600 continued on Page 4, col. 3 things pretty much their own Way., up she a ult about the head. Surviving the Little girl arc her parents. Or. Find mrs. Steve Okerlund. The shorty Petruzzo. Star half Back was in South Bend ind., to witness notre Dame Minnesota game capt. Scott regular fullback. The and i father formerly of Smethport Rinc nursing a bad Finger on the brother3. Wilfred Law until late in Tho game when he was permitted to go in. Scott Only made two touchdowns and a number of rence. Wallace and Raymond All of it. Jewett. Of mrgaret was a Pupil in the third Nice gains besides. Coudersport Krade of the it. Jewett school3. Lucky to did t have a couple of broken legs As he seams to be Able to Pennsylvania is recognized As one of second the Best experts in his line in the country. For a cripple. An other Peculiar thing about the game was that although capt. Scott is the regular punter after Lio went in the punt j once. Big meeting of o. E. S. Yesterday of Eastern Star from various cities and Marvindale Man dead Lawrence Black aged 63, of Marvin Dale passed away in the Kane sum Mit Hospital sunday night it mid night following an operation of several weeks ago. He was taken to the hos Pital october 7 and submitted to a serious operation that Day. He rallied need Only few Days to chapters Van Dusen speedy local half Back i towns of this District to the Drew the first score and showed j number of 200 in Smethport yesterday Coudersport some spectacular Speed Jas guests of local Phoenix chapter for throughout the game. We hear a lot Tho meeting of District no. Ii of the shout Gate open on various grand chapter of that order which report shows fair was big Success the directors of Tho Mckean county fair association assembled at a dinner meeting at the grand Central hotel last Friday evening listened to Tho financial report of the Lato fair and races and discussed plans for a still greater fair next september. Despite Tho extensive new building program conducted by the association ast Winter the treasurer s report showed that this year s fair was a financial Success. Plans for the further enlargement of Tho county exposition which now posses lbs a Complete now Plant of buildings Wero up for consideration. Former officers Wero re elected follows w. Hilton. C. Looker. L. Holmes. Board of f. Hungiville e. W. Workley and s. H. Elder. Teams this year and von Dusen is surely one. It is that port continued on last Page col. 3 was held in quirk s Hall. The meeting was colled at 2 o clock j following the serving of a luncheon at Tho methodist Church dining Hall. Bucktail Post will present annual minstrels the annual Bucktail minstrels the but gradually weakened and death came last night. Tho gathering was honoured by the regular Home Talent show of Bucktail Road opening dance will be held at Crosby the opening of the new potato Creek improved Highway will be celebrated with a big dance at the red men s Hall Crosby saturday night nov. 19. Benson s orchestra will fur fin1sh potato Creek Road. Presence of mrs. Bertha Hamilton of contractor d. L Dennis informed the Erie worthy grand Matron who with Democrat monday that Only three mrs. H. G. German of Smethport Dos Moro Good Days Are needed to com plete the work of putting finishing touches to Tho shoulders of the new Crosby and Colegrove improved Highway. Only a few More Days work remain to Complete Tho heart Walls and this Nash music for the event. Watch work can proceed regardless of Worth Bella for particular a. Strict Deputy grand Matron directed the ritualistic work of the meeting. Other Honor guests were mrs. Miller District Deputy of Huntington and mrs. N. H. Joes District Deputy of Coudersport. Grand Matron Hamilton and District Deputy German were presented with continued on Page. 4, col. B Post. American legion will be presented at the Smethport legion theater the latter part of this month at a Date to to announced later. Rehearsals Are being started this week and a Large company of singers comedians and dancers including All the old favourites will appear in the Brand new edition of the Bucktail minstrels. Proceeds will be for the legion theater fund

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