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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - October 18, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania The he for the hot one might Mcke an v tie Derao crot la set Hyort and Rural Nark run fifth Rene Hail by other count h a not lir volume 47 do Hooray dig. Smethport pa., thursday october 18, 1923. Fin year. No. 42 Otto Fuhrer painting backgrounds for groups of sear and Deer shot by j. B. Matt of Smethport in nearby Woods museum Heads Here this week Otto Fuhrer eminent landscape Art Lai is Tia guest of j. B. Orviall of Smethport famous Pennsylvania Bear Uhd Deer Hunter and Bis sons. Frank and Milo Oviatt Norwich township Tho keeper of the new state game preserve at Norwich. Or. Ferris is Here on an assignment for Tho Carnegie museum Pitts 1 Burgh in connection with furnishing a Scenic background for two pretentious native animal groups now being in stalled in the Carnegie museum. One group consists of four Black bears. Including a cub while the second group will consist of five Deer including Bucks does and Fawn. All the bears were shot by or. Oviatt likewise most of the Deer. The animals Are probably the specimens Ever captured in the forests of Pennsylvania Many Deer and Bear be ing shot before specimens which met with the approval the museum experts were selected. Or. Informed the Democrat yesterday that the Bear group has been eight years in assembling. During which time he shipped Many pelts of bears he shot in Tho Mckean county Woods about Norwich to Pittsburgh. Ice. Oviatt even found a tree near his farm at Norwich which had been clawed by bears. This was Cut Down and shipped to put Isburgh and will form an important part in the Bear group. One of the bears will be mounted in the upper part of this tree. A Porcupine ready to throw its quills will also form part of the Bear group. This was Al so shot by sir. O via it. The. Assembling of the hoi attracted much notice in the pub lie press having been described from time to the Democrat. The museum experts have made num Erous trips to Smethport during the Progress of or of Viates labors and the state of Pennsylvania hns cooperated j in the of both groups. To j expedite or. Viau s labors the state the famed it mrs. Ajina Gates of it. Alton democratic candidate for Mckean county Register wills col. Shoemaker Here saturday for Penna. Bay much interest has been aroused ii Smethport by Tho announcement tha col. Henry w. Shoemaker noted Edi Tor author historian and naturalist is to deliver a Public lecture at the court House this Borough next sat Rudny afternoon at o clock. Col. Shoemaker will talk on Musi and musicians of the Pennsylvan col. Shoemaker is coming to Smeth-1 Ort under the auspices of the travel is club. That club hns arranged u special Pennsylvania Day Vith special music the Public cordially invited and it is particularly desired that students of the local High school will Avail themselves of this Opportunity to hear this distinguished pennsylvanian. Col. Shoemaker in his delightful stories of the primal Pennsylvania for ests dealing with game species the led aborigine inhabitants and famous Hunters and trappers is contributing a valuable history of the Commonweal the in addition to preserving fascinating Folk lore tales for future generations to enjoy Mckean county and its fam Ous old Lime Hunters of whom Chas. Dickinson and j. A. , of port Are outstanding figures have played a prominent .t in col. Shoemake Sas Tiari Torii a write Harar Poi shoe maker who is the publisher of the Ai Toona Tribune has played Fri. No tit .t in Forest and game conservation and is a. Member of the state game commission. Col. Shoemake played an Active part in making a state preserve of the site cancelled sunday s game with Smethport on eleventh hour with value excuse will not defend county championship claim glean substitutes and loses i of the colonisation attempt of Ole Bull Regian violinist in pot throw ill his Bounty game commission granted him special Maun of sen flies daily Over Tho permission to shoot animals out son so the right so Cit is Minglu secured. My. Fuhrer since his arrive Rel has been busily engaged in he Gar Genus Panorama the Allegheny mountains Are furnishing this fall garbed in their indescribably beat Ful autumn foliage. He has sketched the Hills about Smethport and is at present enraged on the Hills about Norwich that Beautiful Valley near the Cameron county line which leads to Emporium and an old Deer lick in that Region at of Bull s Castle where of masonry Mark As a Monument he blasted Hopes of one of the greatest geniuses of All time whose i continued oils col. J democrats first to present woman for important office Early in the present Campaign a Tasha mrs. Mocann. Wife county treas Tho three game baseball series be tween Smethport Ulm Rixford for the championship of Mclean county is off. Trio Glrst game of the series was advertised for sunday afternoon a. Community fold this Borough but unceremoniously cancelled by the Luxford management at the eleventh hour sunday morning. With a and players i engaged. Tomu Iio Clark acting Mana Ger got Busy on the Telephone and secured the fast Olean All stars to substitute for Nix Ford. Tiie Olean team which deserves i great credit for the sportsmanship sex a habited in coming to Smethport on a few hours notion put up a splendid despite the fact that had completed their season s schedule some time ago. It was one of the Best baseball sex Hil Lions witnessed in Smethport this Loyar and despite Tho fact that most of the game was played in a drizzling rain a Large crowd of fans braved the j elements and enjoyed the game which won by Smethport by the score of 7 to 3. Tommie Clark occupied to Mound or Smethport and pitched an air tight ame. The Smethport line up was by the presence of third Ashmen red Farrel and shortstop Romanio of port Allegany and left Tell r Clark of it. Lowest All of whom of fitted themselves splendidly the Kent Kane of called in e user attention of the Mckean county voters were several county offices which in could fill i Toft s in new women voters should be honoured by at least one of their sex being elected this . He called attention to the thorough business like manner in which the business of the Mckean county treasurer s office been con ducted the Success of which has been largely one to the Active participation Eugene Mccann in its adminis Jiniv or. Kane has taken a la View of the matter. Pc. r the Xvi that area party which successfully champions he lights of american womanhood securing National legislation which gave women the ballot and the firs rail our new voters into the Council party management have this Yea placed Tho first woman candidate continued on pages col. Inui aae Mon need fear How Long can you think divorce and cancer How Rich Aro we Rev. Percy Stickney Grant mourns i follows if 85 per cent of Young Mon Cantor College believing in christianity mid nearly All of them Havo lost their Faith on leaving College we Aro teaching Chrls the wrong very Likely hard fuels of science Are aught in a Way that crowds out be Lief in miracles. It must be remembered however that Boyn in their leons do not exactly Bellevo Danyll Vituj. _ Thoy Only Lake for granted what has been told them. It takes Long mental Medicine to Plant religious belief in a Young mind d All possibility of uprooting. A Acyl air of Farrol ally acting Man known All Over the country said ocular attention. Luncheon the first intimation that Smethport new York received of Hixford s indention of can was when of. That water lad shots most acute by companion gifted Young lady musicians misses Lena and flirt ride South Worth of Portland. Ore., have arrived Smethport and Are Ernests of their Sisters mrs. G. It. Meeker and mrs w. W. Barnum. Tooth Young ladies Are soloists of note on both piano and and their ability is widely trading his particular attention. Or recognized in the Northwest where they have appeared professionally in concert work. Miss Lena Southworth is opening a for Many seasons Tho famous Oviatt family of Hunters father and sons followed their favorite pastime of Hunting and usually the season s Fikota to studio of music at 201 East main of Bear and Deer have fallen prey their unerring rifles. Or. Fuhrer expects to be engaged in his present task for several weeks. Friday Ii. Santon. Head tax Street and expects to make Here per manent residence in Smethport. She has been selected As guardian of the Nunn Ndah Camp fire girls. Smethport Erde Mist of Tho Carnegie museum. Andish a of the museum staff arrived in Smethport and were guests of or. And mrs. Oviatt at their Homo on Green St. I9 for Henelt of at is. Luke s Parish thursday even link. Oct until monday in connection with artist Fuhrer s work. Or. Santon has directed the mount ins of both the Bear and Deer groups. I it is quite unusual that sees port i and Mckean county should play such an important part in the Assembly Ingi of these two wonderful groups for the if a Burgh museum. The Bear group will soon be placed on exhibition. So. Smethport music lovers will Wel come this port Unity of hearing this gifted artist in concert. And mrs. Kranking Are diphtheria sufferer i two cases of diphtheria have been reported to the local Board of health new directory issued the victims Are District attorney f the thanks of the Democrat Are Potter of Green Street and mra. C Chas. Latham for a copy r a. Kranking of King Street. Business and personal directory or. Potter was seized with the Dis City. Smethport borough1 Ense tuesday and his condition and Vicinity which is just off the press reported As favourable. And which is now distributed by the compiler. The directory la a most Complete one in every detail and is Noti sensible to the business and professional Man. It is published by Chas. Latham. Jr., to East main Street. Bradford a the Democrat six months mrs. Krait King was stricken Las week and is recovering in a satisfactory manner. Thirty Day quarantine Roar urn Lon have been established at the Potte ind cranking residences. Kennoth. Young son of or. And or Raymond off ant Smethport a seriously 111 but is reported an Bette u Ith the continued dry weal her. The Clinton aged lit. Son off. A. Sud iter Supply in Smethport continues Holme of West Start i t. Was silo an alarmingly Low stage with no re in. Tho left ankle last morn in. The Clark. Of in sight. The water Wells Are pro icing adequate Supply from Day to in for Ordinary Domestic and Ith proper co opera Ian of Consumers i curtailing waste of we or the Supply ill last until needed Rains come. Never before in i known history of his Focion has the water shortage Cen so acute As this year. Nearby teams and even Springs which have ways been an unfailing source of sup by Are at unprecedented Low stage. Ordinarily residents of an boast of our wonderful drinking Rater. At the present Lime it is Noth no to boast of. But no one can Imp Ham i for the present situation but the agents. Which have not favourable o us this year. The water company is precaution in treating he water for impurities which migh develop and while the water May taste Ike Medicine those who think the cure Worso than i disease can rest assured that it not. Ing when a revolver in. The inn p. Companion. Robert Clark son of or. And mrs. Henry Clark of Vator scr of exploded accidentally. Tho boys Are members of Newport troop no. 1, boy coi other scouts were spending Tho k end at Tho troop s new Camp on Colo Crook and Clinton had taken to revolver which belonged to his father to with him. Tho Clark Hoy was in the net of examining the weapon when it exploded. Assistant scoutmaster Harry hell Man rushed the wounded lad to Smith were or. Robert Hamilton attended him. An a Ray examination by or. A. R. Livermore revealed the far that the Bullet had flattened against the ankle hone and or. Hamil ton removed it. Smethport players appeared in Bradford elks line up with Selling the ave Rlland series manager John Cunningham club of morning Ahti state that bin team would with Smethport due to the fact that Furre was going to Piny with Smethport in Stead of Rixford. It developed that Farrel. Vrho had played in the Rixford in cup recently had become Dis salts ried Over something in Bis relations with the Rixford club and refused to play with them longer. As the matter was a personal one Between i Farrel and the Rixford club the local f management a Lii not Soe it to dispense of tins valuable play Reo Lance for playing in in cents. Thoro hns Boon considerable doubt As to Rixford s right. Clip Ming Tho baseball champions up of Moke an county and Belr last Minuto sunday s advertised Gamo would Rve to pyrene then the suspicion that Ley Aro i Willina to submit Belr aim to Tho nitric acid test. Clinton jury in a is recovering from his in most satisfactory manner. Rev. Gregson successor Rev. De livers first sermons Arthur . Who for five years was the beloved of the Williams Mokan Beh an. First methodist episcopal Church this Catcher Harold Peelor. Lite o Mon Borough and who was promoted to the methodist charge it Coudersport the recent conference started i Rev. And and Post Arthur me 1 Sennott of Smethport appeared in the i of the Bradford team to new pastorate sunday. Ethor Ling. Outfielder in inn Pete Behan. All of the with by Home run this week for their Nev and Pitcher Home in Coudert Piort. The Best wish phfladelnhla1 e3 their Smethport friends Occam nationals inn Gime with them to heir new Home. The Bradford last thursday methodist congregation i will Lama and Mokin to Bradford " congratulated on its Good Fortun for the Phillies closed their season securing this gifted divine and i visit Behan at his Home in that City Lovely family. And the exhibition Frame was Guy . On of Walworth and. Incidentally Rixford won the game t Oregon s successor occur by a score of s to 4. Dinoo at masonic Hall monday Negm. Pled the local methodist pulpit for the first time sunday and made a mos favor Oblo impression. Only the Catholic Church and red Radical Protea Tori t i is t r us i pow. We on t Sto ppe d is in actual blazing h Ell. Ien need to be. Trio gentleman is a Good protestant and goes through All the usual motions but he is discouraged. It it that for of hell fro Lono will keep Inen continued on Pogo 2, col. 3 Auto killed cow a cow belonging o mrs. In Ouiola in of the in ploy Road was struck and killed by a car driven by a Row City Man last Friday. The Driver paid the valuation of to cow. Baseball sunday. Tho yanks and giants two local teams will play Basel at Community Field sunday. Farrel. Rom Ngalo and Clark will appear. Benefit local club. Death came suddenly to Emmett Burdock o. 0. F. Lodge officers j Smethport friends were pained to re installed by Bradford team chive news of the death of Emmett of District Deputy w. H. K once of which event occurred Aud a stalled the new officers of Smethport Denly in Pittsburgh monday afternoon Odge f. O. O. P., at a meeting last i the Pittsburgh dispatch of tuesday riday night. The famous degree team gave the following details of or. Bur f tuna to dire. Bradford conducted i Dick s death Emmett f. Burdick ceremonies and Twenty five Mem a Jed about 65 died yesterday while ers of the Bradford Lodge motored j seated in his automobile in the garage o Smethport and witnessed the in to elation. The following officers were elected Noble Bush. Vice Dickinson. Scr oath. Dugel. Following the Lodge meeting a snip gods repast was enjoyed by the three linkers. Many attend opening of of Murphy Fliegel. 3577 Bigelow Boulevard. Workmen in the garage said Burdick drove in and said to would wait while some minor repairs were made on Tho machine. When the work was completed the workmen be Lieving him a sleep endeavoured to awaken him and finally summoned a physician. The physician said death probably duo to heart disease. He was about to Leavo on a motor trip to Burtville Road or. Burdick who had resided in the Celebration in per. A Penny j Pittsburgh for Many years was a a fit urday of Moon in Mark the Opi i tiv a of Norwich township. For a num of Tho new Burtville pavement ber of years he was employed As a which the improved rond Senger conductor on the local Branch Between port and couders j of the p. A r., then w n. T. Tort was largely Atheode i. The pro he is survived by his wife one . Arum consisted of speaking and bind Fred of Pittsburgh and one music a movement being launched for he improvement next year of the High Vay Between Farmers Valley and Lair Theo and the latter Point and port Allegany which would give sme port direct paved connection to the new York state line on the Olean Road and to this roid will be spcurei1 it the s Bond Issue is adopted. Tus Tecl Sorrontino s 7 pieces monday county auditor Franks a. Burdick. Of Smethport. Or. Burdick was a member of Tho Arious including the Pittsburgh Consla Ory and Syria shrine Temple. The is being held in Pitts Burgh this afternoon at o clock. F. A. Bardock and h. E. Burdi Csc brother and Nephew of the deceased left last evening for Pittsburgh to attend the funeral

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