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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - November 24, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 52. Do mocha ruin skiing go., inc. Huss cell , Ditoh Smethport pa., thursday november 24, 1927, terms-42.00 per year. Is in Olean Hospital result Auto crash sunday mrs. F. M. Sii Anglo Rochester n. Y., a former Well Smethport lady was badly injured in an Auto Mobile crash near Vandalia n. Y., sunday noon and is at present a patient at the West Side Hospital glean. N. Y., where she was taken Fol lowing the Accident. Although the Well known lady received a badly injured Eye which threatened the sight the member a fractured nose a Long deep Cut one hand which required fourteen stitches to close a badly sprained wrist and severe cuts and body bruises her com plete recovery is now anticipated. The Accident occurred while mrs. Spanogle who had been visiting in Buffalo her son Holmes Spanogle that City and his wife s parents . And mrs. Travis Buffalo were in route from that City to port Allegany in travis1 Peerless Sedan to Tuke Home mrs. Holmes Spanogle who had been visiting relatives in Smethport port Allegany. White coming Down an icy at Vandalla the Travis car skidded and collided with a Ford Coupe occupied by Francis Abbott Harry Dago later and James Nellis Bradford coming from the opposite direction which was also our control and both vehicles were badly damaged. Mrs. Spanogle was seated the rear Soat next to the Point Contact with the Coupe and was the worst injured. Mrs. Travis also received painful in juries. Both were rushed to the Olean Hospital by passing motorists. Abbott owner the Ford received a fractured was taken to the Bradford Hospital. _ j mrs. Spanogle is a daughter mine Street and a sister mrs c. B. Pm win King Street mrs. Corwin informed the Democrat yesterday that her sister s condition is now much improved and that Hospital surgeons do not think that her vision will be impaired by the injury to her Eye. No 47 loud talking in court Cost Bellicose Man Fine talk in t cheap in the court judge j. W. Bouton Mckean county. V the term Mckean county Civit court in Smethport was enlivened one Day last week when a plaintiff in one the suits listed for trial engaged in a loud verbal tilt witly his lawyer in Tho court room disturbing a Case trial. When Tho offender did not heed a warning to keep quiet a tips ave took him before the Bench and he was fined for contempt court. Minstrels it Iek commission Grants potato Creek Road right to quit Washington nov. Interstate Commerce commission today granted authority to the potato Creek Railroad company to abandon its line rail Road extending from Betula in a Northern direction to a connection with the Pennsylvania Railroad at Hamlin station 2.75 Miles All in Mckean county a in its application to abandon the j Jine Tho Carrier pointed out that a hard surface Road will be completed by the state through three stations now served by the Road which will affect its earnings. The Pennsylvania Railroad will adequately serve shippers in that District it was asserted. Timber operations along the line have ceased cutting off its main source Revenue and the dismantling the Keystone chemical company s Plant at Keystone a has made the line virtually unnecessary. The Road earned from 1926 to August 1, 1927, which were derived from the traffic the Keystone Plant. Pass Inger revenues amounted to 90.35 in 1926. All is in readiness for the 7th annual the celebrated Buckhall minstrels at the legion theater next monday and tuesday nights for Tho Benefit the theater fund Buckhall Post american legion. Tickets were placed Sale this week and the Advance Sale indicates hat the mans tools will be greeted in capacity audiences. Reserved seats can be obtained at the Corner drug store. Rehearsals for the minstrels which will introduce a Large company Well known comedians singers and dancers have been progressing splendidly and the presentation will be Replete with meritorious features and a number Clever surprises. The production will be gorgeously staged. A Complete Scenic embellish ment and costumes Haa been specially rented for the occasion. The setting Tho first part disclosing the time honoured Circle vocalists and Burnt Cork artists will be a Beautiful one. The stage will present a boxed background Rich coloured tapestries with costumes gentlemen the Circle and chair coverings _ All blending harmoniously the Ameri can leg Lois Emblem and colors will Fred initiate in the scheme a fast Nio Vlf g promised and in the company the Burnt Cork stars will be Eddie Bouton Mark to mercy Doc Tjong Zeke Rey nolds Eddie , Walter Brenne Man Rush Hout Jack Allison and Doc. Livermore. The vocal contingent will consist a Large chorus Lead ing local artists. Mrs. Lillian Clark will be musical director. Tho debt incurred by the local american legion Post in providing sme Thor t with a first class theater is rapidly being retired and when a badly needed new seating equipment is obtained for the legion theater one the beat to be found in any town this size in the country the world War veterans will have completed a splendid civic service to this town. Every citizen Smethport has reason to feel Pride and personal interest in this laudable Public movement and will undoubtedly continue the splendid support they have been rendering the theater project when approached by Sellers tickets for the Bucktail minstrels. Tickets Are 50c. 75c and a deed for t property and a mortgage the payment ones was tiled 11 Clarksburg. Proceedings a Pavc the receivers is charged which Lap Pun within the next de Tho new co operative. During receivership manufacturing companies. Corporation will financial condition and the Outlook is favourable. Tho principal operating plants will be in Pennsylvania okla homa and West Virginia. The directors the new Corpora Tion Are As follows r. A. Hill j. B. Angloch and w. S. Calderwood r. E. Burdock Smethport and k. M Andrews Warren. The officers elected by the new Board directors a. Hill president w. S. Calder Wood vice president and j. B. Angloch Secretary and treasurer. Tho property the old Pennsylvania window Glass company Plant in Kiln j a. Leona Hogarth in new play n Leona Hogarth. Daughter . And mrs. K. Hogarth King Street a Smethport girl who has attained theatrical stardom. Is leading lady for Lionel Atwill. In that celebrated Star s new vehicle the King can do no a romantic drama which opened at the masque theater new York wednesday night last week for an indefinite run. The metropolitan critics spoke in High terms the play and miss to Scarth s splendid work in support the Star. The local Young lady until recently was lending lady in support Arthur Byron in the production Black Vel vet which lately concluded a York run. Let 2 Road jobs in this Section d. L. Dennis local contractor was Low bidder in Harrisburg saturday for the construction one mile con Crete Highway extending from the paved Highway Between and the Clara township line towards Mil port. The Cost this Road will he defrayed jointly by the state. Potter county and the township. The new Road will leave a Gap Only 2% Miles Earth Road Between Shinglehouse and the Roosevelt High Way. Under the Highway depart ment s policy paving All such gaps to connect continuous paved routes it is thought that Shinglehouse will soon to connected with the Roosevelt High Way. The state Highway department also let the contract for the building two units Road in Mckean county from Prentice Vale to connect with the new Rixford Road a 3-Miio Job saturday. When oils link is completed it will form a Complete Concrete Highway to blared. J. A. Devine Alliance o., was the lowest bidder. A bargain Pord Coupe 1927 Model. Good As new. Inquire Democrat office. Ad47 Bishop Ward visits St. Luke s Bishop j. C. Ward the episcopal diocese Erie visited St. Luke s Epis Copal Church sunday and addressed a Largo at the night service Nerat orces in Kane. Allegany and Smethport set for Grid classic mis is Tho eve Tho greatest pinned he Sinot port Liu Rill Al Quai Gridiron clash the which is built with Mccoy la will new school football squad and most aggressive cold Cut Ruinn in tits afternoon i he. Wjk Cal Sion potato warriors port Allegany ably assisted by schoolmaster Newman Slid Johnc Road to Emporium window Djasos Coin in Kane and the locals ancient enemies Iho Canoa place will engage Sullivan urn Mcdormott. If this line plays Tho game it is d. Dennis has fun Lohec organized and to Tho final whistle with port Allcy any will Havo a Lurt the contract Tho Niacas Turc As the and Black braves slopping the Strong cast paving Tho potato Creek High corp Oil upon. This Borough. The game connecting Smethport Crosby one to Slart promptly at Allegany will bring n which work has been teams have been preparing Loyal rooters Progress All summer. Tho Job is to kids h. A. For the annual Turkey Advance reports and one As can be said All Worl 1 i. Highland and both squads Are reported should Piave a one Hundred this conscientious contractor. As receivers in notch condition. Representation Tho Field. Slate which conducts Tho poor completed a strenuous the local people who putting a tur surface the rans terring since the Little Valley game in port Allegany were Road accepted six mlle Reg ago to coaches Lovei Inorg. Up Asod with the wealth Tho now Highway Between Smoth Worth Chato have been working displayed by the and Crosby last week and it is sex i Tho county players i per Cuilon an Aldo and the splendid treat me hint Tho balance botwen Cros new series plays them. H is up to and Gnu lip s Corners will to no Low under Way the fastest bad Field rooting lustily for us team by Trio Highway dept. Duran tile county in the combination Tho visitors some real coming week. Vent will Scott Van disc ii. Shorty capable staff Neutral Leigh any supt. Sch let a next thirty and Jimmy , he Heen engaged to the the work putting the. Fin ours Are has Heen Gold through All decisions will be surface the new Road a cow Oer Atron will he intricate formations tear favor. The and Burbank and it is hop snap and smoothness that will that a Tow Moro Days favo Rabl in the Allegany something to f May permit Tho Balanco the been besides a big Turkey dinner Moran Wooster to to finished this season. Oth places it in a the Linesman shuttle Ray it will be necessary to wait Unith All other Glass lanies. The the local Hopes for a. , Smethport. I Spring. However the Road is open to Rabii t out a attn in Rubrn a Iii Iii entire length and it is being Deni ago and which was bought by Tho interstate company has been sold to p. W. Michaie. Of Kane. Or. Mchale will dismantle the buildings and sell the lumber and equipment. This will be one the largest wrecking jobs in this Section the state at this time. Or. Mchale stated that several men will work the Job for about three years before the work is completed. Civil court came to close monday the november term Mckean common pleas court which was in Progress at the court House Smith port All last week and was expected to continue during this week came to a close monday when judge Bouton dismissed All jurors. Most the cases the big civil list were either settled continued. Judge Bouton was assisted at the sess Ion by judge a. S. Heck couders port. A jury in Tho ease Nesselson and Nathan Nesselson is. J. C. Looker Bradford Assum sit returned a ver dict in favor the plaintiffs. The jury in the Case p. J. Rapp Lewis run is. Frank Connell it. Alton trespass returned a verdict in . O Connell g favor. Elizabeth Cook received an Adverse verdict in her suit against Samuel a. Strait one night recently an incendiary at empt. Was made to Burn the red men s Hall at Crosby. A Quantity waste saturated with kerosene Oil waa ignited in the rear end the Large building and burned a. Hole through the floor Cut providentially extinguished itself by smother intr part Loular jew a i the arson attempt was not discovered until some time after the incipient Blaze by persons who entered the building and discovered the damage. The red men s budding a two Story tile Structure contains Lodge rooms the second floor and an audio ring the first floor used for basketball entertainments and dances a Cong built in 1916, replacing a wooden Structure which was destroyed by fire. Coloured Glass electric Light shades Are in steady demand the duo color Glass shades for elec tric Light bulbs invented by. E. O. Chase Smethport and which Are be no manufactured and marketed by the Chase mfg. Co., inc., this Borough ire being most favourably received by out door illumination companies now that Tho article turned out in Quantity production. A steady Rush Small orders is be no experienced by the local inquiries from leading electrical unlucky in football career this year John Jones a student at Al ski Aca Demy Saltsburg pa., is spending the thanksgiving vacation with his parents . And mrs. E. W. Jones West main Street. Jones who was the Best fullback Ever developed in Smethport High school s football teams entered Kiski this fall and became a member that school s first string football team distinguishing himself and making the Only touchdown the Day in Al ski s opening game. In this contest Jones suffered a fractured linger and shortly thereafter developed a recurrence an illness Holrod suffered Here before nitrated that Tho route is one the nost important in Tho county serving As it does a populous Region in Crosby and Colegrove and Vlot nity and a re Gion which is in important ill a Manu Fric Turing and business sense. I residents this Section Tho Colin to Are hopeful that the Day in not far Distant when the. Important Highway for Deer season continued unfavourable weather has made the Bear Hunting season Soto what a Flop so far. The Deer season opens next Thura Day and local members the Olds Rod i gun club and the Clermont Rod gun club Are planning their annual Hunts Tho nearby preserves. A big. Influx it visiting Hunters in t James Mitchell 240-Pound Black Bear near Keystone the opening the Hunting season last week. Swan Anderson a West Penn corporation employee acquired the distinction being the first . Jew Ett resident to kill a Bear when he bagged Bruin in the Vicinity Croy land. Friday. The Bear which is display at a it. Jewett meat Market. Weighs 157 pounds it was said that it weighed about 200 pounds Whon Anderson brought it Down. Tho it. Jewell Man was Hunting Voth a party Ridgway nimrods when he got his Bear. When it would great artery Trout to for motor Anta. Going to arid Troni Wima Mamorl Philadelphia. And other Eastern Points. Rood inundated this Section As a result Tho unprecedented de use last thursday nearby streams were brought to High flood stage in an incredibly Short period time. Tho lowlands this Borough and Bast Smethport were inundated to const Derahl depth and the Flats Tho in leaving for school necessitating a Tiro distance from Farmers Valley to sojourn for him in Tho Hospital. However he popular Young Man were flooded. At nearby Farmers Valley Tho flood recovered sufficiently to play a regular Waters from the raging creeks invaded position As guard in Al ski s last two games. Jury exonerates woman who hit it. Jewett child a Coroner s jury last thursday night exonerated Ethel Schiller St. Marys in the Accident which resulted in the death Margaret Okerlund 8, daughter Jar. And mrs. Stave Okerlund it. Jewett. Novel re 8th. Coroner h. Clay Heffner held an in quest thursday night in Tho Lantz undertaking establishment in it. Jew Ett. He had held an inquest a week ago but Tho jury could not arrive at a verdict and the probe was continued until last week. The Okerlund child was struck by the Coupe driven by Ethel Schiller As she dealers and electric sign Man u a c tur was returning from school nov. St Era erf the nation lend to the anti Cipa shortly before 4 clock. The Accident occurred in the Center Tho town and not far from the Home the child. Lion some orders in future. The coloured Glass shades masks which consist hinged halves. Per part to blur Plant the Mckean county Oil refining company and flowed Over Tho paved Highway at that Point. At blared water was Hub deep vehicles pressing through Tho main Street that town. Despite Tho that the flood wat ars were higher than is usually the Case during Tho Spring freshest when the ice out no damage is re ported. The downpour rain last thurs Day surpassed anything this Section has witnessed for so far As in Tensity and deluge was concerned. Sluice ways Hillside streets in this Borough were taxed to Over flowing in carrying off the great vol ume surface water. Motorist killed Deer near Farmers Valley an automobile driven by c. Milling a solid color two distinct Trout and bullheads arrive Wright Bradford struck Imd killed colors is preferred possess Many un-1 to pish and Asso usual features to commend their use elation Smethport released 80 cans for electric signs special outdoor color Trout from hatcheries in Pota illumination for decorative Interior to Creck Waters saturday. This made illumination due to the striking effects released in nearby which can be achieved by their use. Streams this summer. This week to Hubic lbs Tor Democrat. I club released 8 cams bullheads Tho Mill Pond this Borough. In a Fawn Deer near Rimers Valley wednesday evening last week. The animal walked across the Road directly into the path the approaching car. One its legs was broken. Game Warden Carl it. Jew att was notified the occurrence and took the Daer. Of f 1 local ulcers in liquor raids acting information sworn to by Floyd Potter a. Law enforcement Plain clothes afghan co worker who resides near Smethport and who is understood to to a Deputy sheriff Mckean coun a county officers made a series liquor raids at Lara boo and blared lost Friday afternoon. In Tho raiding party were county detective Jack Allison sheriff l. W. Barton and Deputy sheriff ital soy Al Lison Smethport Cape John Peter son and detective Garlyn Fairbanks the Bradford police department. Nan Bernard Garabeo was arrested when Tho officers found 10 Gallons alleged alcoholic liquor at his bar Ber shop. Joseph Slavon esd Rod was arrested strength evidence alleged to have been previously obtained by the nor Golc Plain clothes worker. However when Bernard and Slavon were brought to Smethport for a hear ing the peace r. C. Gleason it developed that Tho evidence no Anat . Slavin was largely a circumstantial nature. Lie was placed under j1500 Ball for appearance at Tho next term criminal court in this Borough. Bail was furnished. Or. Bernard pleaded guilty to the charge possessing la Sior and was hold under j1600 bail for appearance at the next term Mckean county criminal court Here. Or. Bernard furnished Cash Bond. During the raiding expedition the ficery also visited Tho restaurant mrs. Mmott Hill but did not find any liquor. A Call was also made at the Home Clem Stull Tho West Eldred Road but no incriminating evidence was found. A warrant held by Tho offi cers for the arrest Roy Stull previously secured evidence was not served because . Stull could not is found. East Smethport boy undergoes operation Thomas 10-year-old son John Walker East Smethport underwent an operation last saturday at the hands . Tiberi Hamilton Smethport for Relief an abscess. Tho operation was successful and Tho lad la reported As improving nicely. Tho Walker lad was injured in Tho Abdomen Somo manner while at play recently and his condition became serious a Tho a Waig developed

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