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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - October 12, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania Democrat this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Mckean demo volume 46. The Democrat the entire news Fie of Mckean it air to be your co. To. Smethport pa., thursday october i2 g22. Per year. Band concert and dance a Success. The conceit Given by the Smethport Liam in the lyceum monday evening was largely Alle need Ami a pro noun Ceil Success. The banded a program which was enthusiastically received by the audience mrs. Ira Iii Smethport s pop ular vocalist featured As band soloist beautifully rendered two vocal select ions with bind accompaniment being forced to respond to Nicovs. The concert was interspersed with several line acts of High class Vaude Ville present d by local Talent. Or. Mouhe Sang two Fine songs which the popular fancy. Miss Pomeroy presented a scotch dance which was the. Personification of Ai Ace. This gifted Young miss made to distinct hit with her Dainty a rps chore an offering. The double male quartet mrs. L. H. Robinson As accompanist Ren inn Undy fitful numbers thik troyet by the terrible explosion and double quartet under the direction of file ast thursday causing the deaths j or. H. L Mccoy is an organization of. Three and seriously injuring two which saw port i l de Light others. At a meeting of the directors i in la Ari Iii More in future. The Pir monday of the Norwich mfg. Com Onell pm tenors or h l Mccoy puny owners of the Plant it was ded to rebuild the Industry which employs about thirty hands. Work will Plant will be rebuilt work started monday funerals of victims a Force of workmen stained work monday cleaning up the debris of the East Smethport acetone factory Dos Jele Ivd no. 41 capable instructions Large attendance Fine eve. Course splendid programs the Mckean county teachers in stir in Convene in at the court House monday night is Une of to Tarbes a be rushed to Early the Democrat containing the account of the explosion which destroyed the Bast Smethport acetone factory t Wibly injuring five employees with a Brief bulletin announcing the death of Grant Carpenter one of the victims at the Bradford Hospital at o clock thursday had not reached its readers before two More Accident Vic Tims Biassed away As the result of the Burns they received. Fred Mencer passed away his Homo on Green Street Early thursday evening acid Chester smitten died shortly after Midnight at the Bradford Hospital where he was taken following Tho Accident. For a time it was thought that Zera Cox must succumb to the Burns and injuries he sustained but he has made a Valient struggle and at the present writing his condition has improved so satisfactorily that he has an even Chance for recovery. Sam Cox his brother although terribly burned is considered Well on the Road to recovery. Smethport residents were stunned pall of deepest _ Accident the worst in. Tho life of this peaceful com this town with the but Striek in families of the hapless vie siness in Qualli rates As one of the to tub. Of most important offices in the state Fred Mencer. Chester Matten and i Wuh Ciuc s of Tlle size of Johns Grant Carpenter were men of the Hiffa ,1 1ms singular situation is duo in a find thrown under a gloom by this terrible k. E. Ijo Uton 2nd tenors Archie Mal Colm. John Larson baritones j. J. Johnston. Victor basses .1. L. Morrison and Albert Jib non. The band members greatly appreciate the cordial spirit of co operation exhibited by their fellow townsmen by their splendid patronage of monday Nibi s concert of particular inspiration has been the Loyal valuable assistance of mrs. Gather double male Martet. Mrs. Robinson miss Pomeroy and or. Monto be. Such inspiration is sure to Spur the band Mem Bers to renewed efforts to make the attendance and most excellent educational View of recent thu Large Borough com Lucecil under hit Point years. County c. W. is to to commended in securing the High class of and most beneficial program provided this year. The Mcl Veliu county school direct ors association Mut in convention with Institute tuesday and wednesday. A k. Number of directors were but and enjoyed the line programs arranged for them tuesday Afu Rimoon and wednesday morning and afternoon. The corps of instructors is an exceptionally capable one. Or. Richard Burton of the univer sity of Minnesota has made a great impression upon Institute attendants with jul. .3 Choi is to make the v local band the Best in the state. La Liell rats at session. Following the concert the door was or furton who is an author of note cleared and dancing formed the pro i a Chi Utah Gram for the balance of the evening. It is expected that the proceeds of monday night s Benefit will total j130. Postmaster i examination examinations for postmaster of Smethport will occur oct. 17. Next tuesday candidates for Tho office to Date Are present postmaster e. W. Assistant postmaster Glair White Post Al clerk Wade Burdick and we. Kal est integrity and character. Were literally the Salt of the citizens Olio would be a credit Community. They qua where his lectures on English literature and Kindred educational subjects were among the most enjoyable and profitable provided at this world famous educational institution. Prof. Chas. C. Ellis of Juniata Coll is an exceptionally forceful speaker and his talks at every session Are of an inspiring nature. Miss Erna of the depart ment of Public instruction Harria Burg is the instructor of geography. Miss grass fuck is a recognized authority on that subject. Or c. P. Hoban also of the depart ment of Public instruction lectures daily on the new school system of the state. Or. Sloban is in the Bureau of administration and is thoroughly con Vert auit with the new educational sys tem. Series of interest off talks education. Miss Jessie Scott Miller farm auction largely attended tie aug iou at the Claranet Dair farm just we a of town conducted b the owner. Anthony Miller last Satin Day afternoon Llie attraction which Broil by a Laige Iii uni i of Farmers and other interested parties t sme Luport. All tie aves Luck machinery tool Cuiule ii Meiu of this Model Dali firm Viero for Sale and every thing was suld. 1c Jones a Iii Cliotis or Anil conducted the Sale will a atness and dispatch. Or. Miller has several offers for the Sale of the farm proper and it is Peck a Bat a de ill for the Kile of the Tine farm which is known locally a the Elisha k. Kane farm will la concluded in a few Days. The Deal Wil be a big one. Or. Miller recently sold Creamery. This which he Lias successfully for some time past Ami. Management for the Only time in Sev eral years. Me sous Meeker Ami in rum who came Here Fermi Banna Coli Only. Or. And mrs. Miller and family exp it to Lake of their residence Iii the state of Indiana in Hie near Fatm j Smethport residents Are still hoping that Lulky May decide to remain her As they have been valued residents of this Community since coming Here nearly three years having id Nti ill a Llu Nim ves actively with All local movements calculated o the up build ing of Liis Community. Or. Miller is an energetic conscientious business Man of great capabilities and in addition possesses numer Ous accomplishments. He is Uiso the father of some husky boys who have contributed greatly to the Success of the local High school in nil branches of athletics notably the Foo Liall team to which they Are pillars of strength. Rev. Cresson reappointed the annual meeting of the several Hundred members of Tho county farm Bureau will be held in Smethport wednesday oct. 25. A splendid program is being prepared for the event and the Public la cordially invited to attend. The meeting will be held at the court House. The principal speaker of the Day will be Dean Watts of the agricultural Pennsylvania state College. Of rules of talks on needs no introduction m spartan sentences imposed a t o at criminal court. W ill m arrive in Smethport at 1 p. M. On tour of county meeting at 1p.m. As Ilu Windup of thu Busy sos Shuji of my mean county criminal court in this Borough last week j. W Ijo Ulon imposed to following Encis a. Trims charge Al with desertion and non support Wuu ordered to Tor the support of his child. Francis o Neill larceny of a suit i c Oles. Sent to Huntingdon it Fonua Ory. O no la is the Bradford boy years old who to several burglaries while under parole. Tin court gave the defendant Ture before pronouncing which was As Light As possible under owing to the Cli a stances surrounding the Case. Knapp desertion and non support. Ordered to per month my costs to Las. A. Lindsey. Probation Illuce a fun Lull Clyde Wingard. 1 ordered i support of his wife and John a. Mesparran candidate for governor who is Tho Champion of the forces which Are determined to clean up Rotten conditions in Larris Burr will visit Smethport today thursday Anil will address a seven monster mass meeting at the band stand on to court House Square at o clock p. M. Or. Mcsparran who is a Natch of tin i Szalc Orange is pcs crib Das Une of the arc Aust orators of his time. Ills denouncement of corrupt government la Mim Olsburg which anal non a per week to Lames Lindsey probation ulcer. Philip Cherry conducting a dior Erly House. Guilty and was Neel Anel costs. O. J. Right s. Operating a motor Voclo while intoxicated it chided guilty and non support ordered to j25 per month to his wife Katharine Johnson. Amos Lien neti. Who had been under rotation on a desertion and non sup Ort charge was discharged. Charles Cookson. Leonard Johnson Iva merlot. Edward Wells Henry Van in John Mccutc con and Mike were discharged from motion of District at Arakes jr., rotation on Hornoy Potter on request of the pro ration of Alcor who reported that the Nen had complied fully with the or or of Tho court and paid nil costs. His Case grow omit of the strike of the j. S. Cuban Allied works in Brad Ord. Floyd Buchanan and Bert Patch Ccu cd of larceny were found not guilty. Tho men Are accused of Takie parts from in Auto Park eel along leading from Bradford to existed for be Jirs is arousing to of Pennsylvania. To has a Irondi fully powerful virile message mid his Public record is convincing Tho voters that he is Tho logical Man to bring about the needed derm tip in Harrisburg. With or. Mesparran will to Robert e. Paulson candidate for lieutenant governor Samuel k. Shull und col. Fred Kerr candidates for u. S. Sen Utora a. M. Thompson candidate for be Crotney of interim affairs j. Frank. Snyder candidate for Congress and Maxwell j. Moore candidate for legislature. The distinguished party have a Busy Day in their swing through Ilc Konn county. They will speak in Kane before Coin. Ing to Smethport and Tea automobiles furnished by mrs. Mellville Gillett mrs. Eugenia. Himlin mrs. Chur los Iverc Kiin mrs. Ii. C. Wells mrs. Claudo Shottuck f. H. Hung Volle Ray Day t. P. Hung Villo John Saulpaugh and John Cramelo and conveying a Largo number of local democrats and my sporran supporters left Tor Kane Early this morning to meet Tho candidates and escort them to Smethport. Tho local committee met last Friday night and Modo plans for a rout Grig meeting. Trio up Chi gather ing advertised wide radius is Tho Smith Siori Kandlin Biebri engaged to furnish music for mass meet when accused of theft. Dusl slut at Torney Potter asked that the jury re turn a verdict of no guilty and they in thick y complied with his wish. Cur Sun was found not Haven Vonnal a special roast Iamb dinner will be ski Vail at Munn s restaurant at one o clock for All att Ellhie the meeting at 5wc a. . The dinner part .-t1 the primary Edu Onalfo Luval committee of which Ella fitful i i Turos scout f Redfie d co. Publishers of Olville a Ali Farnin of is program Ilet Nirun Bruce Cox who was also anti by Burn literally captivated de but was not taken to Bradford be hence at the Rev. Arthur Gregson returns to local charge. Presented a wonderful to be about each Day and i St of Olas stated in the Democrat last week first methodist Church returned the explosion was caused by a Large still filled with the highly inflammable explosive liquid in process of manufacture boiling Over. Chester Matten thoroughly experienced in every phase of the manufacture of acetone gave a. Comprehensive of Couch of what read in happened when visited by Aji official of the Norwich company at the Bradford Hospital thursday evening several hours before he passed away. Or. Matten stated that when Grigson pastor of Iho t Church returned the forepart of the week from where he attended the Genesee confers nce of the methodist episcopal Church in session last week. Smethport residents were gratified on receipt of the news that Rev. Greg son had again been appointed to the Smethport i lurch. This gifted divine during his sojourn in Smethport has made friends in every denomination and has made a splendid record in still boiled Over High in the top of big steel and tile still building the highly volatile liquid flowed Down Over Tho roof of the building to the ground and Down through Tho Interior of the Structure. The Cox Brothers were in charge of the still and with Carpen Ter who was working inside Tho build ing immediately started to secure a Hose to direct water on the Over heated still to Cool it. Or. Matton who was outside the building and or. Mencer who waa in the building housing the boilers rushed into the still House on sensing the danger to assist in combating the boiling liquid. At this juncture the terrific explosion ensued blowing away part of the Largo building and the Valient work men were caught in the terrible Hist. Or. Matten expressed the opinion i that fumes from the liquid on the out ride of the building were communicated into the boiler House adjoining by of wind and ignited. I or at the had occurred previous i in but her. Was nothing about the Plant which is a modern one in Ery respect to cause the inflammable liquid to ignite. In of fee of every s if Ini ird in the Plant proper to Render sue h an explosion As thai of last to Ursa in Monte by a cruel turn Orer All i re Cau Linns in .111 a Ife Mars of x. The the bringing his own Church to a splendid the i stage of development. Rev. Gregson recently received a Ca j from a Large Buffalo congregation but comes Back to Smethport to continue the work he has so splendidly carried on Here. The present pastorate will give Rev Gregson the longest record of continuous service of any pastor who has Ever Beien in charge of the local Church. Conference appointments at the recent Genesee annual con Ference of the methodist episcopal Church. Bishop Berry appointed the following ministers to a express Soltico off in Pio dash and brilliancy places this gifted artist in a by himself. The audience could not get enough of Adams but he was a Gener Ous Genius who Good Nat redly res Ivon ded to repeated encores and seemed to enter heartily into the spirit of his unusual demonstration rendering Many added numbers per popular re quest rang ing from the classics to or. Adams appeared in Smethport last Winter and tuesday night was an enthusiastic duplication of his former local concert. May he come again lost night the Eekhoff concert com Pany featuring a particularly effective ensemble of piano cello and flute presented a splendid program which de lighted a huge audience. To night at the lyceum the ill Shaw operatic quartet will present a splendid program. Tho Institute program for today is a Busy interesting one. The teachers of the county Wil have the Opportunity of hearing John a. Mesparran. Candidate for governor present his issues it o clock on Tho court House Lawn. Institute adjourns Friday noon. Great county school exhibit. In connection with the Institute a particularly interesting and instruct Tive exhibition is shown in the rooms of the school building con sisting of the Handiwork in the Var Oiw branches of school work by the schol ars of the schools of the county. Of Pirn on Lair a Xci la acc is the w re ind Lamlin Smethport i defeats fast Bolivar machine. Although held to a scoreless tic n the first half Sec Luport High came Hack Strong in the last half and easily Defeated Bolivar High school 24-0 last saturday. Bolivar made Only two first Downs during the name which Ogann Speaks Well for the defensive work of the. Locals line with the exception of one trick play used Only straight football employing but five different in Tho entire game. In the absence of Captain Denning. Tony Miller played fullback and his work at this position was of first class calibre. Halpenny played a Brilliant Gamo at halt scor ing three of Tho four touchdowns. His Opien Field running was the big feature of the game. The playing of Kohn at Center and Mundy at end was the Best seen on a local High eleven in Many . Next saturday s. H. S. Plays in Brad Ford which promises to be Tho first real test of the Senson. This game will also Mark the final appearance of the milk a boys for the Orange and Feick and needless to say they will be missed very much. Coaches inv Elmoro and Choate Are drilling Tho team Day and night for the coming added motor bus service. As will be noted from a new sched i e App caring on paper s of today s Democrat the motor rills line operating Between and news Rivee is Given last tuesday. The new ser vice one bus run Ami or. A l Theodore he Din also charged with desertion and non support was freed when the Case was no pressed. Charles Thomas convicted of felonious by enter intr a Box on the Pennsylvania Railroad at in rape Anil was sentenced to the Penitentiary not less than two or More than three p. To. Dowd of Bradford who pleaded guilty to the charge of driving a Cai while intoxicated to and Cost. And to imprisoned in the county jail for six months. James Lyons of Bradford found guilty of assault and Battery sentenced and costs. The court ordered Lugo Zandy to Ivy the probation officer. James a. Lind is a week for the care of Bis wife and baby. 6 p. M. The distinguished visitors will take lunch in Smethport before proceeding to Grange will tender Welcome to new Creamery owners and Farewell to or. Miller. At the meeting of Iii elite Orange at Odd Fellows Hall next saturday even ing the third and fourth degrees will a conferred followed by a social n. This will in in Uio nature of a fare to or. And mrs. Anthony Miller who have been valued members of the local Orange and who with their fam in Are preparing to move to Indiana. Thei gathering will also to a reception to g. W. Meeker and w. W. Barnum who recently purchased or. Miller s Riar Anett Creamery and who Are mov ing to Smethport from Susue Henna this w Fyk to take of the if Ca next mond in. Auto Accident at Farmers Valley ind drive by Hins a in Rupini Vin Ibe Sei Iii the is we. .in-1 ills pm methodist episcopal Church rain helps local situation. W. P. Walsh superintendent of the shot Hiort water co., made the cheer ing announcement that Smethport now has an abundant water Supply. Bain broke the unprecedented local drought saturday morning and local residents Felt a few Long of Relief from Tho Nix Lily occasioned by the alarm Najy Low water Supply. Water had become so Low that the town s fire Protection was threatened and a continuation of the dry spell would have pm tailed the water Onvall Sale for even the restricted Dom Tho rain which fell saturday sunday and this week Cnoc at a most oppor tune time doing immeasurable Good and n venting Tho possibility of an absolute water famine. The crisis hns now passed. In the meantime the Borough authorities did not relax vigilance and Tho steam fro engine with Day and night watches was it the Dike on water Street ready for instantaneous Firo emergency until tuesday. Benefit minstrel show Waich for the Yankee Doodle Jubal minstrels at the lyceum. Wednesday Eveis i oct i5th under the auspices amino in legion i auxiliary Bike tall p i.s-. I under twin direction of w. Bahn of Harrison air. Honi Ople. Good clean jokes by Tient watch for surf of a Noli i. Ill Daf Weinrod by red Cross meeting. 1 i Erin a m a tint of lie led will be hold or. T. A. Morris m s m niday. -.11 7 p. M. All mrm c in i a Doss and Iny one at Al in in Riipi a or i in ibis me try annual Roll

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