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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - October 13, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Democrat this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper j Mcke an the Democrat Erven the entire hews Field of Mckean. It Aims to be your paper. Volume Xiv de3iociiat i 1-Ubmsuhhs co inc. Smethport a thursday october 13, 1921. Per year. No. Last sunday morning As or. H. K. Baman was coming from Bradford Over the new Smethport Bradford High badly at Farmers Are after the Busy Bee Honey is much in demand hereabouts this season. Way a Buick roadster damaged in an Accident Valley. It. Eaman by the rarest Good for. Tune completely. In coming Down the Steep Hill at the Farmers Valley store or. Eaman realized that he was not going to be Able to negotiate the dangerous curve at the to the danger of skid Ding on the Slippery pavement. Accordingly he kept on Tho straight Road and collided with a Concrete mixer which stood alongside the Road about a Hundred feet beyond the turn. The car was badly wrecked one front wheel being demolished the fenders on one Side torn off and the Frame badly Bent. The car later brought to the Smethport garage where it is now undergoing repairs. Me Heglin is a classical greek drink often referred to in ancient tracts and tomes upon which the convivial Spir its of the classical Era were prone to imbibe to enhance the beauties of ancient Greece in their critical eyes. Chaucer describes the Mead As a drink sometimes fermented made of water and Honey with malt yeast so much for a Ethegln. Since or. Volstead made the coun try dryer it is said that there has been a sudden revival of interest in ancient greek lore in Smethport and Vicinity. This May or May not pos sess connection with me Heglin and its consumption. At any event nature has dealt with cavity and the Busy bees Are being worked overtime in supplying Honey another Accident last week. One Day last week a Ford car conveying three out of town men whose the Democrat is unable to As certain capsized in the Vicinity of the Tyler farm turned Over twice and when its mad performance ended the three occupants were still seated. Miraculously All three escaped without a scratch. The Ford was badly dam. Aged the Windshield being de in olisted. The damage was repaired at a local garage. Superintendent , Aldrich of the Warren Moore construction com Pany states that the Smethport to Rew Shway is still under construction y human Brothern for experimental mrp oses. There is feverish activity in the nearby Woods which harkens Bank to he heyday of the lumbering opera ions. The quest is for Bee Trees. A is a hollow tree in which a swarm of bees take up their abode and fill with Honey. There Are Many such n the nearby Woods. After locating i Bee tree the Honey gathering opera Tion is a fascinating one. The Hunter Ackles the tree after dark. Tile trunk is severed near the base and when it comes crashing to the ground it is sawed into Short sections. These sections Are split in Twain the Rich Black Honey is thus exposed. The Honey is then removed from the heart of the trunk coming out comb and All in slabs several feet Long and covered with the thousands of Little workers who produced it. The i wiil. Ers faces Are covered with netting and thick cold and this sting which is kept in the plans for the vitally needed Helred Progress of which Wero recorded in the Zampogna s sweetheart comes to Smethport from Boston be at her Lover s Side. Eagle who repro before the Public service commission at Harris the matter of lavish hand in promoting facilities changing the Grade crossing North of for the study of the subject in this to town. The moving of the Highway the West to the East Side of the tracks May result in for their and thirs something being done there in the near Margaret Scolaro of Boston Young and mighty pretty was in Smethport this week coming Here on learning of the mess of trouble her sweetheart Joe Zamia no now a prisoner at the county jail is in Zampogna who was found guilty on several charges at a Neslon of the Elk county courts in Ridgway and was sentenced to years in prison Anent is now an inmate of the county jail Here awaiting trial before the Mckean county courts charged with complicity in the murderous As null on War Reif Ranck of Johnson Burg near Westline recently. Not daunted by the ugly charges against Zampogna the Young woman is ready to stand by him to the last and says she would gladly serve time in his Stead her explanation being simply so far As the crossing is concerned there in t much likelihood of that be. In changed at least if it is it will be at tile expense of the Railroad com any. The principle subject in the matter of moving the Highway which it is estimated will Cost to do was the disposition of the costs the rail Road company expressing themselves As being willing to stand for not Over half of it. Here the Public service commis Joe Zampogna and Frank Lup Pirio charged in this county with kidnapping and attempting to murder Warren Ranck of Johnsonburg who escaped after being badly Cut and who was an important witness against Tho two men in cases against them in Tho Elk coun ties whose trials were continued at the term of civil court in this Borough last week the defendants being held under bail each by judge Bou ton were taken to Ridgway on wed that she loves him. They vere Lovera last Wick to the their hands Are sheathed in gloves. Anyway the night is Sion stated that if the interested Par ties could get together on the matter it would facilitate their handling of the Riu estion and All parties being present the county commissioners of Mckean agreed to put in , the state Highway department offered blared township leaving a balance of to be raised by Eldred Borough. In Case All of these amounts Are available it is expected that the mat Ter making the change would begin in which Case be Coni at their own risk. He says that if proper caution is not exercised by motorists the Road will b promptly closed Ana will remain so until the construction company completes the final touching up and moves its equipment away Honey and fall to the ground later to come to life when the entire swarm seeks another tree and starts opera Lions All Over again. Thus doth the Little Busy Bee improve each shining hour he gathers Honey for the stews and the stews give it the Power. Changes at Post office. A ii men of changes Are being made to the Interior of the Post Filce. The lock boxes Are being ranged length Wise of the room occupying space for Merly devoted to the corridor. The entire partition is being moved Forward several feet and the Entrance to the building is being changed giving Sev eral additional feet working space for the Force which was badly needed. The band concerts the concert rendered by the Smith port band at East Smethport last Fri building permit granted to l. E. Munn at meeting of Boron Council monday night. At the meeting of the Borough coun cil Fon october held monday evening l. B. Munn appeared before the Law makers and requested permission to erect a Frame building on his property on main Street. Permission was granted. It is a Gratifying indication of the soundness of the local business Situa Tion that or. Munn s confectionery ice in Italy and Cimolo this country on Tho some boat she located in Boston mul Xii Pagram came to Johnsonburg. In thut town to was considered quite a in us y a n cd we e n he firs t got into trouble there Many persons were Loath to believe him Giuy. Polish cd and educated. He was also a sportsman ail the better class of people with whom he associated Little dreamed that he would be guilty of leading a doctor Jekyll and or. Hydo existence. Miss Scolaro came to Smethport Pri Marily to claim Possession of the Hud son limousine in which it is alleged Zampogna and Frank Luppino no duct de Hanck from . This car is being held at Westline and will be brought to Smethport to be used As evidence at the trial. Miss Scolaro exhibited to District attorney Potter a Bill of Sale for the car. How she obtained it is a matter of conjecture. The car will be held by the county authorities until after the trial. It is reported that there will be available for the paving of the Road to the state line left Over from the county Bond , about can be used next Spring so that the prospects of the missing link Between Mckean county s improved roads and the state Highway of new York being connected up in the near future seem to be pretty Bright. Wednesday night a. J. Bond anal col. A. D. Burns and f. D. Gallup All of Bradford and county commissioner j. P. O Connor of port Allegany together with about 30 of the local business men met with the Borough Council Here and the matter of paying the 51.000 thoroughly discussed. There was not a single one there opposed to the proposition and it passed the coun. Cil quickly after the sentiments were expressed. The next move was to notify the officials of the Section which was immediately attended to and now it is expected that work will begin on the made trip round old Grace Emery of. Bradford Hewitt of Smethport against them there. The1 Case against Luppino in bldg Way was for receiving stolen goods. To was arrested about a month after the of Chris Caleo at Johnsonburg had been robbed. A search warrant was secured by Constable Leo Wenmei and several other of ulcers who found what was alleged to be a portion of the stolen goods in the dwelling of the defendant. The evidence was overwhelmingly against Luppino and he was found guilty. The Elk county Caso against Zam Pogna was pandering. The do fenian was arrested at Bradford in the com Pany of a Young woman and the arrest was the result of his relations wit her. Sensational testimony was give by the Young woman which results in a verdict of guilty against Pendant. The assault on Ranck an important prosecution witness was commute two weeks ago. Zampogna and Lup Pino seized the Young Man a he a proceeding Home on the night of sept. 27, placed him in an enclosed Automo Burto Jhn the toils an who passed worthless Chook in this Section. Several weeks ago Tho Democrat a stained an account of Tho capture by Artford conn., police Bur. N who made a flying trip through is Section last summer in a big Rac g car and left a Trail of worthless Leeks in his Wake. Or. Burton Pasa d bogus Checka it country stores at rms by and Turtle Point and narrow escaped capture by county detect be j. J. Allison who was close on his All. Tho Willsboro Gazette gives the Ter developments of the Case a. C. Burton alas or. Samuel Burn was taken from Hartford conn., Tho Lackawanna county jail it Cranton last week to await Tho fed ral court which moots in Scranton 1" to bar. Tho Case involves the writing of Ogus checks to the amount of to larceny of at least one Auto Molle securing of another under false re tense and falsely representing Tho United states government. The trouble dates Back to june 14, when Burton visited. Morris run represented himself As a govern ment agent who was to locate a hos in that town. Tho doctor Cream and restaurant business has sex Brading. Of the new Road tyls a nil handed to an extent where he finds his Day evening was enjoyed by a Large 1resent qu3rters it is in. Crowd despite the i clemency of the weather. Owing to the unfavourable weather conditions the band concert scheduled for the court House band stand last saturday night was cancelled. Owing to the lateness of the sea son the weekly open air concerts which have been a regular saturday night event in Smethport during the past Spring and summer will be abandoned although the band will be heard fre. Quentlyn in Public. The band members Havo devoted much time and Effort in providing Smethport residents with splendid weekly musical programs this season without one cent of financial return although the bands in other surrounding towns receive from to every time they Render an open air concert. Strangers in town have commented on Tho excellence of he local musical organization and the efforts of the musicians did that not do stood that he contemplates the erection of a Large modern business Block which will occupy his entire main Street frontage and will replace its present business place. Armistice Day Observance so that it will be ready to pave next Spring. This Wilt mean a lot to All residents along the River Valley. To be conducted in Smethport by Bucktail Post american legion. Pass without appreciation was Eviden ced by the fact that the weekly con certs were an attraction which brought hundreds of people into town from the surrounding country. This was a great help to the Community and that was Tho sole end the Bondsmen had in View when the concerts were inaugurated. The musicians desire no financial re. Turn for their efforts to boost the town save Sutt client funds to meet the Cost of uniforms music and other items necessary to the Upkeep of Tho hand. Plans for the impressive Celebration of armistice Day november 11, in sme . Under the direction of Buck Tail Post american legion Are Assum ing definite form. The program As tentatively outlined will consist of sex a Scipes and Parade in the afternoon. With the annual banquet of the Veter ans in the evening followed by a dance it the lyceum. Tucio Dowd of Sala Manca. Who needs no introduction to Smethport people will be the orator of the occasion. The members l3ry of bucket null Post will take charge of the banquet details. The service men s dance. Everything is in readiness for the service men s reception and dance to be held at a Filco Park Friday evening. Those who remember the delightful event of a similar nature Given by the ladies of Community two years ago not fall to be present to Morrow night. The ladies of Bur Banks Are in charge of Friday night s reception have been preparing for it for several months which fact is Al will men miss Grace Emery of Bradford re turned last thursday from a year s trip around the world. In an inter Terest Fng interview published in the Bradford sunday Herald miss Emery said we went to Jer Sajem. There we were entertained by or. And mrs. Arthur Dana former residents of Bradford. They placed their elegant Auto to our disposal and offered us every Courtesy. Yes of course we went through the Suez canal How does it compare to the Panama canal you ask me the contrast is As great As that Between the tuna Creek and a we met miss Hewitt of Smith port at Elko. She is now stationed at Honolulu in the United states hos Pital. Miss Hewitt has been 13 years in Tho service of the United states. Directors of inspectors of hospitals of this country All Over the world she visits them wherever Uncle Sam has a Hospital located. In Honolulu we were the guests of Day formerly of i Ralford. Our return trip from Yokohama to Francisco was made on the Empire state steamship. I was having a Catnap on deck when a voice aroused me said Ain t you Grace Emery of Bradford i looked into a strange face and said but i Don t recognize you of yes you know me. I m stub Campbell he told me he had been in Japan with flying circus. He made a Pnra Chute drop from an air plane or feet in the air. He is one of the Best in his Vas accompanied by men whom the doctor stated wore shall shocked soldiers and that to wag Tak no Caro of them. Upon reaching Blossburg checks amounting to were deposited in the Bank at. That lace. The chocks were later report. D to to no Good. In Tho meantime the men visited the h. H. Roberts department Storo and All four secured Complete outfits including hats shoes ties wrist watches underclothing and other cles of haberdashery1. They gave a Check for the Bill on Tho Bank at lob Surg. They left Blossburg that earns Day. And later a Bis red and Black Cadillac curing they there one sufficient guarantee hat it be a great Success. All service Are invited and will do admitted free. There will be a dance and a delicious luncheon will be served. The Public is cordially invited. Service men Are requested to Wear uniforms. Music will be in attendance. It is expected that of the women s Auxin. For indy inquire boo e. Main. Christmas Seal drive. Pinchot has accepted the chairmanship of the Christ Mas committee for Pennsylvania which will soon launch the fourteenth annual drive for the Sale of seals to Aid in the warfare last year 3000 lives s. Pennsylvania Sooil crude takes another jump. On Friday the Price of Pennsylvania crude Oil took another 25c jump to per barrel. Indications Are that Drill ing will resume on an extensive Sale in this Section this season. Many Hunters licenses. County treasurer Eugene Mccunn is More than Busty these Days keeping up with the Rush of county big fill completed. The l. Cohen construction company contractors on the Marvin Creek High Way Job. Have completed the big fill on Marvin Street this Borough and the new Grade will prove a wonderful improvement to that thoroughfare. The it. Apon Concrete Bridge on that thoroughfare has been practically com plated. Due to unfavourable weather conditions Concrete work on the new Highway has been de Ayed. There still remains approximately 7.000 feet to be completed Between a Point opposite the . Jones farm just beyond the Bor Ough line and Kasson. With a run of a tilted their victim with to knife Ranck gained safety in flight and the two assailants were arrested in it. Jewett later in the evening. Zampogna was sentenced to five years in prison and Luppino to seven years. Both were also found guilty of bootlegging. As both men Are seeking new trials in these Elk county cases execution of sentence was deferred and they were brought Back to Smethport monday and lodged in jail to await trial on the charge of attempted murder. The Mckean county term of criminal court came to a close last Friday. The Case of the Commonwealth is. Peter Walker of Kane charged with statutory rape resulted a the defend ant being found guilty of assault and Battery. Walker pleaded guilty to the charge of attempt to rape. He was sentenced to pay a Fine of 510 and to one year s imprisonment at the county jail this Borough on this charge and was sentenced to an year in jail and to pay a Fine of on the charge of assault and Battery. A. Cordingly or. Walker will reside with is for the next two years. Commonwealth is. Thomas Perry who was charged with conducting still for the illicit manufacture of liquor at a resort called Over the top just outside Bradford was found guilty was sentenced to six months in the county jail and to pay a Fine of James Masco charged with the ii. Legal manufacture of liquor in East Smethport was acquitted after a Tala Friday morning. Masco was accused of having sold a particularly explosive Brand of liquor to John Dudlick. A disabled service Man who ran amuck with firearms at Lewis run a few months ago. James Goodman of Bradford charged with the illegal Sale of liquor a found not guilty by .1 jury of his Peers and the costs of prosecution placed on the county. Favourable weather the work completed this year. Can be postmaster s examination a civil service examination to fill Hunters for licenses. Up to Date the position of third class postmaster Hunting licenses have been issued Cir Ringo. Were saved from tuberculosis Tho treasurer s office this Bor adv to or. Pinchot. I Ong. At Haze Hurst county will be held aprl1 1. 1052. The position pays a pal Ary of yearly. His toe nearly severed. While splitting Wood last week we Carr of nearly severed the big too of his left foot when the a he was wielding slipped. The Shar Blade entered the foot Between the big too and the one next to it Severn the Bone of Tho former member. The wound was a terrible one. Or. Rober Hamilton of Thi place attended the injury which will Lay or. Carr up of some time. Was Columbus Day. Utom Bollea in by Eana of forged checks. The Swan lers were arrested it hav Fordi onn., Ana Howard ii. Roberts of Tho h. Roberts trading co., at Bloss. Negr went to Hartford Ana identified to Gazette. He was a Tough Bird. One Day last week a Ford car Delv i by a Young Man hit a pedestrian to was in the act of crossing lower Fain Street and for a moment excite ent reigned. The Driver of the ear under his Horn in time Fop Tho Ped Strain to get out of the Way but the tier became confused and stopped erect by into Tho Rath of the vehicle i the lib enact that resulted the Strang r was lifted High in the air

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