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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - October 14, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Widely read largest paid circulation in Mckean county. Ean a growing county news paper with. A Mission volume Xiv i1emochat j co., inc. I Smethport pa., thursday october 14, 1920 per year. Glen stil80n killed by an automobile d1ptheria at co Ryvolt be. Severn Homes under one Case in Keating township. Mrs. John Rice of Kent hollow is the latest victim of dip Tycria to to re ported from the Vicinity of Corys Lluc which has a Mimer of cases of the disease1 under quarantine. Mrs. Rice is the Only Keating township patient Glen. Blair Sulston 7-year-old son of now under quarantine the remainder or. And mrs. Ermie Stilson of East of the cases being in lildred township. Irate woman used fists on girl teacher mrs. Sam Freidley of Norwich was i brought before Justice r. C. Gleason. O clock by being struck by an Automo bile driven by Claude Heinlein of Smethport. The Accident occurred in front of the residence of 7rvin Coon across the Street from the Little boy s Home. Tho child was carried quickly to the House and or. Robert Hamil week from the Home of Albert Van Gordon his son Howard having re covered from her in. While a new Case is occasionally reported the out Brenk in that Vicinity reached serious proportions mid health officer or. Ostrander says the situation is satisfactory As possible under the Cir 1 working two mixers. Concrete work resumed on this end of Warren Moore Job. Ivy a new arrangement the Worron Maovu font a action company in now Avo King two mixers alternately on the i m pro vein in i of the Home Thor i Brad Ford Highway. The mixer which Baa b in in operation Between her dogs coi ners Ntuli Farmers Valley for several and inn Boon making in Pelcl Franklinville was decidedly outclassed monday on a warrant charging her with and Battery. Constable c. B. Dickinson made the arrest on in formation furnished by miss Loretta j Road. While the operations were in Pierson a school teacher at Norwich. Progress Between Ami tic aral m Pierson said she was obliged Ley a great Quantity of material was to punish ii son of mrs. For Elloy for placed along the right of Way on this i yank Linvik usually a rampant a has been shut Down Temponi elation of Ball , wore about ily and the Crew switched to the mix re this end of the Job below the dug the appearing Bunch of Young athletes last sunday is appeared at the fall grounds this season perhaps by wore is the local outfit sure played All sorts of rings around ton ant or. Burg Chadwick were sum i cum stances. Money who found that the boy was so badly injured As to he beyond medical typhoid patient improving skill. His Skull was fractured and his William Murphy of Hilton Avenue jaw broken As Well As other injuries. Who has been suffering with typhoid i he died about 3 o clock saturday i fever for the past three Wells is re morning. Ported As getting along in a Satis fac misconduct in school Ana finally to Send him Home us he was Only five years old consequently not. Of school age. She alleges that last Friday she Coroner s. D. Heffner of Bradford was notified of the Accident and came to Smethport monday morning. A jury consisting of a. M. Anderson l. E. Munn h. E. Tull Marshall Keefer a. W. Colegrove and prank Thornton was Imp annexed and an inquest yield i the undertaking rooms of h. H. Tory manner. Or. W. A. Ostrander is attending the patient. Fell two stories the Story of the Accident As brought Forth at the inquest was As follows Clauda heal eff driving Hie car along the East Smethport Highway toward Smethport. In the car him were mrs. A. M. Anderson mrs. Hoy Thomas and Fern Herzog of Bast Smethport. Coasting Down the automobile waa the Grade from Kings of severe injuries last saturday afternoon Bertha the daughter of mrs. Harvey Carey while playing on the porch of the Carey Home on the second floor of the Hall apartment mouse on East main Street fell Over the railing and struck on the Cement sidewalk fully Twenty feet below. The mrs. Freidley who hit her with a Stone and also struck the teacher in i the face with her fist miss Pierson being unable to get Norwich township authorities to act in the matter came to Smethport where upon hearing her Story the authorities took Quick action. Justice Gleason held mrs. Freidley under Ball for Hep appearance at ourt. She is the Mother of seven Hildren and it is alleged that at Imes is mentally irresponsible. Her husband furnished bail and took his life Home monday evening. Denly into the Street directly in path of the car which was moving at a rate of Between in arid 26 Miles per hour. Corners when the Little boy darted Sud Jetle fell face downward with the result that her Teeth Cut through her lower lip and an ugly Cut was inflicted on her forehead in addition to be ing badly bruised and shocked or. A was sum Norieda and arrived a Short time after the Accident and attended the Little girl s in juries. At first it was feared that she had been injured internally How Tho child appeared so quickly and was to close to the car that it was impossible to avoid striking him. The Driver the left As a group of Chi Drew on right o haricot in that 1 direction. Barrel a waa turning. It wasshown., that Claude Heinlein made every Effort to avoid the child ran his car Over the eld walk and brought it to a Stop in the Yard of be Tanner residence on the left Side of the Street. The Coroner s jury returned a ver dict exonerating Heinlein from blame these Wilri Eseed the Accident that the Little girl would be fat ally crushed in terrible fall. Her escape with minor injuries is nothing Short of miraculous. I. O. O. F. Officers installed. At the meeting of Smethport Lodge to. I. O. O. P., held last Friday As the Accident As it happened was unjn1gh District Deputy grand master w avoidable. The stricken parents Are receiving the sympathy of the entire Community. Glen was a Bright lovable Little boy. Would have been eight years old in january. Until a few weeks ago h Bunce of Kane was present and in tailed the newly elected officers for the present term. Deputy Bunce was assisted in the impressive installation ceremonies by the following grands Ujj. A. Johnston f. A. Gallup Earl Gal the Stilson family lived on Hill Street John Karlen and in this Borough and the child was a j Chaa if Miler. Are the general favorite in the neighbourhood. New officers. He was not in the habit of playing on grand a. A. Ostrander. The Concrete Road in front of his East Smethport Home and his action in run Ning across the Street in front of the approaching car is unaccounted for unless he did not see the Highway at the scene of the Accident is a particularly dangerous locality for accidents As it is used to a great extent by pedestrians and is within a Short distance of the East Smethport school Louse. If it is within the Power of the local authorities a. Law should be made and enforced regulating the Speed of automobiles to not More than in Miles per hour in that locality. If other accidents can be avoided Little Glen Stilson Baa not died in vain. It is a terrible sacrifice for Vii parents but May be the Means of Aavang he lives of other Little ones. Funeral services which were largely attended were held at the late Home of the Little victim tuesday afternoon Totev. Noble 1. Mack of the Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery. Funeral services for the Little victim were held at the Union Church. East Smethport tuesday afternoon at Gleason vice j. B. Oviatt. Past Geo. Schroth. Financial Secretary r. C. Warden Ray Abbey. Conductor a. Ostrander. Treasurer Fred Biever. Chaplain Chas. Lemmler. R. S. N. Clint Irons. L. S. N. G. Roy Chase. R. S. V. G. Fred Milroy. L. S. V. G. Frank Reeves. Inside guardian we. Russell. Outside guardian Harry Barbour. R. S. S. Cecil Reynolds. L. S. S. Jog. Duchamp. Following the Lodge meeting delicious refreshments were served under the direction of the refreshment committee the repast which was enjoy by the members present was prepare by mrs. J. A. Lundholm the Well known local caterers first annual convention. The first annual convention of the league of woman citizens of Mckear county will be held at St. Luke s ish House to Day thursday oct. 1- the morning session will Convene of 1 o clock at which time reports of Dele i rates will be received. The business of the organization will be transacted us with the result that since the Sec and mixer was started up last week cd Vyth Hig was in readiness for a Busy and uninterrupted run. Whilo this Ixer is being operated All energies 111 be directed to hauling materials Long the Herzog s Highway from the Anners Valley loading station with be re Suk that when the mixer on this and is caught up with the material on and the Crew will be changed to the Ixer on the other end. In this Way lie work of getting materials from the of Dong stations at Farmers Valley and Hewitt s siding to the scene of Active ies is greatly expedited. During the t week in the neighbourhood of 1500 get of Concrete has been Laid on this and and the mixer has reached a Point Elow the Campbell farm. Death of Guy h. G1fford. Smethport people heard with regret f the death of Guy h. Gifford son of d. Gifford of Union Street which occur Rcd at the Higgins memorial hos ital in Olean thursday oct. 7, 1920 following a Short illness. The re Mains were brought to his father s Home Here thursday night arid eral was held at 2 o clock saturday afternoon the Rev. W. E. Dyke i Fici Atung. The remains were Laid a rest in Rose Hill cemetery a. Dele action from Lodge brother Rood of railway trainmen acting a bearers. 3-ie w As born in Emporium Decem her 17, 1871, arid when a you Mai to he attended school Here in the Sawmill owned by his Uncle s j. Gifford Fon a number of years about 15 years ago he went to Olea d entered the employ of the Perm Sylvania Railroad company and Maine with that company until i death. He was a quiet industrious Man and a Good citizen whose death s greatly regretted. Besides his father he is survived by two Sisters mrs. H. H. Weaver o Davis w. Va., an d mrs. L. H. Dick Inson of Smethport. Sold booze to support her1 children she told the judge mrs. Panzy Branco was be on the court held last week on a charg1 of Selling whiskey in Norwich town ship told judge Bouton that she a widow with children and Assn could not go out to work and Leav them adopted the idea of Selling 1 quor As the most profitable ecu Patio she could follow at Home. She entirely satisfied in her own i i a ind the Indrei to be pihea1 than be sure and Berned to be because her booze Selling act Vitie were it is believed How Ever that judge Bouton convinced that she must seek other Means making a living for herself and off Spring if she desired to retain he Liberty. Panzy has until december t Rause the Fine imposed upon he for vending firewater to the tur Bullsn Comrade Harrington writes. Forsakes life on the bounding main for Northwestern Ponna pancakes.1" the Democrat staff has received the following communication from our old time Friend Thomas Harrington voter an of three wars and worse than that Veteran of the newspaper game at 0116 time or another poet writer and actor. After a sojourn in "ol1 Tho romantic inn of the Sweet Muscatine our Good Friend is again sojourning in his interesting lottop., follows Coudersport pn., oct. 1020. Cons ii mutter of fact the n new my dear i ate boys were so hopeless la outclass t did not 1 As to Rob the contest of the intense Terest that prevailed when the Oil country team visited Here a week ago unday. Spears first Man up for Smethport As the Man who threw Tho Monkey Rench into the frankly Nellle machine. E was hit by a pitched Ball and then proceeded to steal second third and ome in startling succession. After t accomplishment the visitors seem to be hypnotized and Smethport ored almost at will. The final score was 13 to 4, and two Franklinville n runs were out and it gifts As Fol shifter cased up in the Goth inning and permitted three hits n a Row but in the ninth tightened up gain and made the three men that fac d him wave their Sticks in. The breezes. He had eleven strikeouts to his credit Anning King three times Bridenbaker free times Dye twice and Guild Liggs and Ireland once each Smethport had a clean slate As far As errors were concerned and ran wild on he bases. Spears had six stolen to is credit Louie Hull two one of them a dash to the Home plate in he eight inning and John Walker also purloined two bases is Well As playing i fast game at second. Herb Moran and Mccarthy made two base hits but what s the use Frankl Triville. Was easy at every stage of the game and Aalde from Riggs the aggressive and plucky Catcher seemed dispirited unil. Sulky easily the visitors Star per former and it Thev had had eight Mph i did not remain in Virginia As i intended when i asked you to change the address of my r i was getting along Fine fort Monroe and old cleanly and comfortably in in. A tent i borrowed Flora an old army malaria the Chinpao Brand "lit1 on to with every Devil ish Devil fish minor feeler in its bolshevik body so i returned from a position of super cargo on n Hampton Oyster Dredger Back Here to the Hosp Blablo Hills i love buckwheat cakes and new pork Gravy Are due this blessed month Rudisell Ross you boys fire now giving the people Tho Best news est Crisp est strongest editorially county paper Smethport has Over had. And just jottings and random ram Bles arc Good. Now every copy of mar Democrat goes every week to some old com Rafle Friend in California Washington Montana Nevada. Potter county s potato digging be gins to Day. The weather opens Fay. Orally the yield will be the Quality excellent. Hoping this note Wlsh find y9ur selves and the Good old friends Well and with my heart s warmest love to he army and arid new in f. C. Ii. A a thpmja8 Harrington a he worked his Best no the tree even though he the Garrie Wae. Hopelessly lost. He made. Decided hit with the crowd because he showed no evidence of being a quitter. To add variety to the game also to Franklinville g humiliation the local players changed position at will Moran aking a fling at shortstop and first prisoners sentenced. At the conclusion of the october term of criminal court in session in this Borough last week. Judge Bouton imposed sentence on the following Panzy Blanco found guilty of sell ing liquor at Betula without a License fined j500 and sentence suspended until the december court. Clare m. Sawyer found guilty o desertion and non support. Instructed to Send a month to James a. Grind key probation officer for use of i wife Bond George Mccarthy charging with enticing for immoral purposes. Defendant pleaded guilty sentenced to costs and thirty Days. Herbert n. Smith charged with Wil Ful and malicious desertion. Grand jury found a Truo Bill. Sentence sus Pended. Commonwealth is. Elmer Greenas charged with larceny. Grand jury found a True Bill. Defendant was called and not appearing his bail was forfeited. Joseph Latzo charged with larceny us Bailee not a True Bill. Thirsts that still persist despite to relieve the Monotony of the amendment. Cent a Garden Spears sought toral quiet and rest from the Aldorous duties of Short Stop in Center Field for Ono inning. Mcgowan went out into the Sticks in the eight while Herb big Bear gives passengers on motor bus scare. The passengers on the motor car of the Bradford and Smethport bus line were greatly surprised and frightened Yea Keiday afternoon when a huge Bear weighing at least 200 pounds ran out in front of the car at a Point one mile South of Ormsby on the main Road leading from Smethport to Ormsby. John Seeley. Who was at the wheel applied the brakes and brought the car to a sudden Stop directly within a few feet of Bruin. The Bear was not n the least disturbed by the appear of the motor bus. He turned and looked at the car hesitated for a couple of minutes and then plunged nto the Brush at the Side of the Road and disappeared. Several of the women passengers were greatly frightened at the unexpected appearance of the Bear. As soon As the animal disappeared the car was started on its Way to its Des Star record thurs Day. Franklinville enlarging Austin Plant. Brady if the company at Austin is Dye 2b getting ready to change their Plant _ Guild a Over from the manufacture of Fibre Conrad t. Mack officiating. The Hurc n was filled with sorrowing relatives and friends notably the boy s schoolmates a the sc59lon. At the of and sunday school class. The casket. Ter noon meeting. Mrs Jonn l. And alter were covered with Beautiful Lof slate chair Man of the league will give an address on t in Floral tributes. Hill cemetery. To Trent was in Rose big Woodmen s night. To night. Thursday is the Date big Pomona Grange meeting. An attendance of 160 is reported at the Mckean Pomona Grange meeting at Ija Fayette last wednesday. Interesting program published in this paper several weeks ago was carried out and much business of importance Tran acted. The. Next meeting of the county organization will be held in Smith port in december at which time officers league. In the evening at 8 o clock the meeting will be open to both men and women at which time of. Mrs. Miller will speak on the subject the we Woodmen meeting Here and in of the revision of the Pennsylvania do cations no that hundreds of Mem-1 state mrs Miller is one Bers of the order from All Over the of the two women who Are members of for x coming year will be elected. Among those from this Vicinity in at Tendance at the Lafayette meeting were i. And mrs. A. A. Abbey mrs Frank Gallup misses Beatrice and Ilura Day w. M. Farnham h. D. Otto p. S. Grossman h. J. Rice. Miss Jenn Harriman or. And mrs. Geo. Boy county will be in a Tendance. A class the revision commission of to will be initiated. The Smethport Branch of will be served and the Woodmen orches will serve luncheon at tra will furnish music. House. Of or mrs. Mary Boyer and the i league . Haven. Or. The Paris Democrat c months , a bargain Victory took a fling at the first sack. Fana in Smethport and Vicinity have surely been Given an Opportunity of seeing some real baseball during the past three weeks and As this article is written efforts Are being made to secure a Strong opposing teem to go against the locals at the fair grounds next sunday the following Box score gives plenty of details concerning the game. Smethport a r h to a e Spears is of Kull of h. Moran of i Mcgowan in p. Moran if Mccarthy 3b j Walker 2b Mcdonough c fileshifter p it 35 13 9 27 10 0 Smethport High won from Coudersport saturday the Smethport High school football earn took Coudersport High into Camp Aat saturday afternoon at Kane Field before a crowd of intensely interested1 spectators the Victory being accomplished by the decisive score of 39 to 21. The score at the end of the first period was 18 to 8 in Coudersport s favor but the Potter county players apparently shot their Bolt in the Early part of the game being unable to land another touch Down in the closing session. Couders port has a Good team but seemed to Lack stamina and the Rushing work of Allison and his Fellows Back of the line aided by crushing attacks of the men in the Lino played them off their feet. Capt. Allison scored five touchdowns one of them after a run of 70 Yards Monheimer scored the other touchdown made by the locals. Hamilton Tore big in the opposing line and at one time forced Coudersport to score it safety. Coy Lostro a substitute played a Fine game at end in the absence of Cramer. The personnel of the Smethport team is As follows Galliv fullback Allison and Warner halfback Curran quarterback Raymond Hull Center Fitch and Mccarthy guards Karlen and Hamilton tackles Monheimer and Cra Job wrapping paper into a Plant for Howard of ing Book and Bond papers. The sex Riggs c in rating for a building 100x300 feet in of size is being made. Inns been using Over a r h to 0 3 1 1 2 1 10 0 this big Plant King 3b cords of Ireland p Hood each year. It is expected that there will he 30 new houses erected within the next ten these. A Rimer ends Coy Lostro j n i Denning and babe Hamilton. It la 1 o understood that Peeler a senior weigh 5 of n8 pounds will soon be Back in d 3 school and consequently out for foot 0 o Ball practice. 0 o next saturday the Smethport team 0 11plays at Coudersport. The next game 3 j is with Eldred during Institute 1 not set the clean High school Smethport worthy opponents 34 4 s 24 11 7 is endeavouring to arrange a game. By innings houses Are the ones being moved from. Smethport Norwich mentioned in a recent Issue of the Democrat. Franklinville 1034310 0000200 1 met with Accident. Star St Eldon while at work build Ting a Rig at Ormsby monday caught methodist episcopal oot Between two timbers and verely sprained his ankle. Or. Of i trader says he will to Laid up for astray notice. Next sunday will Mark the commen to my farm two 2-year-old her Clinent of another conference year., fers. Owner can have same by paying i Bishop Burt has been pleased to con-jsom6 Tima with the Iury Cost of keeping advertising Etc. I to Lune the Happy relationship which has i Zetto Tyler. Existed Between the pastor and people1 adv of autumn millinery now ready for your inspection. Cordial j. O. Blacklock of Buffalo was Coryville. A. For the ast two years Nna it in hoped i a or mrs Chas Provin that the members and adherents of the i the forepart of the week. Church will rally round the Standard Mcfarland of Pittsburgh was again and make this new year one of a week end guest of or. And mrs. E. Of West main

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