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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - October 25, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania A the in ror tie Ili in wrote 1 air rpm your Liln inure Jimm. In to a urn countr in Riih la a tint county it i most Pirr Tuc volume 47. Two. Smethport pa., thursday october 25, 1923 per year. No. Four machines now installed at . A mention of local Man the new window Glass blowing Novice invented by Hon. R. W. Hil ton of Smethport is attracting the attention Glass experts and Promise to be a pronounced Success. These machines have already been installed in the port All Fiany window n i at Hilt nil i 4 _ v. Rainfall relieves menacing local water shortage the water shortage throughout Section was much relieved by Tho rainfall of tuesday night. Smith port with its present Supply provided by the water company s emergency Wells and an auxiliary Supply from the veils of the Hast Smethport for malt Wyile factory was More fortunately Situ ated than Many nearby towns where in absolute failure of water Supply for fire fighting and even drinking Pur poses was imminent. In Kane the Short age was so pronounced that the Penn Sylvania Railroad hauled water to the town on cars. Factories in Many places were shutting Down due to Lack of water. The drouth is unprecedented carers eminent author is Penna. Day speaker saturday makes valuable find in contrivance of c. Dickinson old Hunter for imitating Calls of extinct pigeons Glass factory in which or. Hilton interested but experimentation of the new Glass blowing process has been in Progress at Tho Royal window Glass company s Plant at g Rafton. W. Va., where an installation of four Hilton machines is just being plated. Two of these machines which embody a new plan of heat control i the drawing pots were placed in operation recently and while the usual difficulties of working out a new idea at manufacturing have been encountered they have been overcome and the results of. The tests to Date have been highly Gratifying to All concerned. The c41ass worker the official Trade journal of the Glass world of recent Date says the Hoyal window Glass co., continued on Page 8, col. 2. Smethport while the water com Pany has not asked it every res Den should exercise every care to conserve the present Supply which so far has been entirely adequate for Domestic needs. While water in the Mill Pond is exceeding Low there is a sufficient Supply for fire Protection in Case of emergency. Parent teacher association organized at a meeting of Smethport citizens held at the High school Assembly room tuesday afternoon a local 1 o a Large crowd assembled at the court House auditorium this Borough saturday afternoon and heartily enjoyed the delightful Pennsylvania Day program presented under the direct Ion of the travellers club. The speak of the occasion wag col. Henry w. Shoemaker noted author historian naturalist and one of the members of the stale department of forestry. Many came from Bradford and Kane to hear the distinguished speaker. Col. Shoemaker has made a valuable find for naturalists. Chas. Dickinson Pioneer resident presented him with a whistle with which he is Able to Imi Tate the Calls of the extinct passenger pigeons which years ago darkened the heavens in their annual flights. Shoemaker expects to record new remaining survivors of the Penn Sylvania buc stalls for valuable information or. Dickinson bad Given him not Only of Pioneer music but for Hunting tales. The speaker traced from the in col. The ent teacher association was i all3 imitated by or. Dickinson 01 this movement which has spread phonograph records for preservation rapidly is doing a world of Good Andl mr3 l k Hogarth president of the Many other towns in this Section Hinl Over be traveler3 club presided already organized. The local meeting. The program opened the another Case of diphtheria Arthur Ness victim mrs. Arthur Ness of water Street was stricken with diphtheria saturday afternoon and the Home has been placed under quarantine regulations by tha local Hea Hii authorities. Mrs. Ness condition is reported As favourable a this writing. Or. A stranded is the at Tendis physician. The Ness family members Are bearing More than their time. Is a patient at the Bradford Hospital convalescing from serious injuries received in an Auto Mobile Accident Over a. Month ago. This is the third cose of diphtheria reported to the local Board of health. District attorney e. G. Potter of Green Street and mrs. C. A. Kranking of King Street who have been suffering nation gained a flourishing Start tues Day. Officers of the new Smethport association Are George pachards. Vice Kate Fay. Louis Dickinson mrs. Neil Gleason. Mrs. C. W. Lilli by logo and principal Stanley Bright Hamlin car in crash with the san grim of Pennsylvania forever and the Blue Juniata by a schoo chorus under the capable direction o miss scorch teacher of music in the Borough schools. Miss Dorothy Hogarth delightful rendered three readings from co Shoemaker s a the production of pipes by the Early Penn Sylvania scotch Irish settler Tho harps of the French huge knots and Tho Vio Lins of the germans the evolution of old world music through its i pro to harmonize with new environments from the Pennsylvania col ony. Into the Kentucky Ami Tennessee crests until it finally emerged As modern american in his re ume. Col. Shoemaker recounted Many musings anecdotes of Early pioneers of different nationalities and their music. He stated that the original aborigine Nha Blants of our native forests eve inc d a spontaneous love for music and hat the music of Early Pennsylvania loners rendered the Savage breast traceable and promoted the peaceable that marked Tho Contact of settlers and redskins in Pennsylvania. Col. Shoemaker who has taken More than an Active interest in pre serving the site otitis ill fated colonization attempt of Ole Bull famed norwegian violinist and his Large sex Bradford plans big Bridge Celebration invites Smethport urn Ford is making elaborate preparations for the. Opening of Tho new Allegheny River Bridge completing a continuous improved Highway from Bradford to Tho now York Highway system. It is expected that prominent Pennsylvania and new York stale Olla coals will be present Tor the Celebration. In the evening a Bik Marl and Street festival including a Parade and other features will be conducted in Bradford. Several bands will be and Aru now be no conduced for Trio appearance of Tho Smethport band in Bradford nex tuesday night. Smell part people Are cordially invited to participate in the Bridge opening festivities and Burross d. M. A railed has received Sho following communication from Secretary e. Charlton of the Miskend county o roads association Wulc n is sell plan Atory Brail Orrt. A. Burgess of Smethport Mckean co., dear sir James Smith Dies from in juries received in ficht a. Cuneen in Smethport jail a fight resulting from a Gamo of cards ended in the death of James Smith of Bradford at the Bradford Hospital last saturday. Patrick a Cuteen also of Bradford was brought to saturday and lodged in the. County jail to await trial at Tho next term of criminal u a charge of murder. Tho fight occurred in Bradford a week ago last Friday night but Tho d not become Public until last thursday when it became apparent that Smith Tho victim was in a serious 20 county detective Allison of i Smethport was notified at once of Tho i serious turn of affairs and went to Ord and arrested Cuneen on a of is Salt with intent to kill i which was changed to murder Tollow Smith s death. 30that 2 o clock in the afternoon. The event is an important one City whose citizens the night the Light occurred or. And Cuneen called at the Homo of or. S contributed mrs. June on Canco. At a. Of inc i and mr3 Remann. Neighbors on rat of 4w i Home Ster Street where Smith was a c.ub.-. I Boarder for an evening at cards. Or. In und mrs. Remann were out in invitation to be pros a a Acturo show but Smith and or. And mrs. Cuneen started to play until the of returned. Subsequently Ami that h will have in educational mr3 Remann returned Home and about effect t awards inc Neej Oil cd Midnight John Cuneen a brother of m a Voli ave the pleasure of meeting i dropped in and soon thereafter ourself and citizens i c Chari ton. Leek Hook b Down in a Coal mine c Mandy s emancipation. The travellers club sextet a truly Pedit Lon of fellow countrymen in pot Ter county marking it by the creation lot the Ole Bull state Forest and 11 through whose generosity a norwegian splendid organization consisting of. Now. Les Dally Over the ruins o mrs. Irma gather. Mrs. S. 1. Redfield agile the Mcmo or the Marmon touring car of Hamlin of West main Street was b n. .1. Irma gather. Mrs. B. C a the fight occurred. Be Tatry. According to the evidence Smith accused Cuneen of crooked dealing and the. Latter struck him. In the Meier. Which ensued Cuneen Smith and it is alleged kicked him. Lincoln Green with mrs. M. Pomeroy character and Kipling s is tic Spanish number following this mrs. Hogarth Intro died col. Shoemaker who read his in test pamphlet music ant musician k is drunk wheel Gars Gollino o Rurh or of the Hamlin ear., Reti Ernins from a trip to bid from diphtheria As stated in the crat. Last week Are improving steadily j a tour year old son of or. Ox1 Elmer Raymond of Kast Smethport. Who was seriously ill. Is now Well on the Road to recovery. I s Ford with Susan Young d Lus Luer of or. And mrs. Hamlin and miss Lottie Anderson. Tiie occupants were All painfully bruised. Miss Anderson re-1 Civ Long a dislocated shoulder. The Accident was a Peculiar one. Or. Ege Broat. Proceeding towards Bradford attempted to pass a lumber Wagon the Hamlin car approaching and Pennsylvania is non to lie printed. Col. New Sawyer City Road tins sule of Bra foul Dickinson of Smeish one Hunter Cbradford. J Pennsylvania Woods Ami one the sad adventure of the great master and his colonists. He stated that Ole Hull was keenly impressed by the ability of some of the Potter county native he told a new and amusing Ole Bull Story. According to the speaker when Lan it first thought published at Eastland texan which gives an extensive account of the 170 acre Miller lease near that City in which Smethport capital is largely interested. Was Ole Bull left Potter county for concert tour of the cities of the , o raise funds to relieve the immediate j needs of his colonists he Rode a norwegian . He put up Forjin is the night it it tavern below Williams j a country fiddler furnishing j music for the Fiance find Between there Are at present four producing Wells on the lease with a daily pro i duct on of 200 barrels of Oil and much has been started and famous Boho Well which i the world s greatest pro l which will offset tha. Were of a Supei focal nature Kilt Sev eral Days later when Tho patient s condition became Mic i worse or. Paton was summoned. The last physician realized at a. Of francs that Smith was in a critical Condl Tuzii ant ordered his and notified removal to Tho the authorities. Lion Tim i Buie hns 1 gasoline company refinery on the John need. 25. Of Row City arrested by county detective Jack Allison last Friday morning on a charge of operating a motor car recklessly while under the influence of liquor. Reed s downfall came As the result of a collision in which he figured it he dug Road beyond East main Street erratic slowed Down this Borough earlier in the morning. To iowe3t notch of Speed ant Lekoy Dunham a travelling sales Man was the complainant. Runham Drivins a Ford Coupe was leaving Smethport for Bradford when Reed applied his brakes suddenly. His i wheels skidded on the Slippery pave ment and the car started to switch from one Side of the Roadway to the niger. Or. Digel on witnessing the far off the dangerous unfinished who was driving new Chevrolet touring car. And was returning to Rew after a visit to Smethport overtook him. In passing the Ford Reed Side swiped it knocking Oft a Hub Cap and in making the fenders and running Board on the left Side. He did not Stop and Dunham started in Pursuit and overtook the reckless Driver. When he demanded that Reed Settle for the damage he had caused the latter indignantly refused and. Dun Ham Alt bes threatened to strike him Dunham returned to Smethport and Roadway As possible. However the Nash swung full into the head and of the Marmon with terrific Impact knocking the front wheels from under the car wrecking the front end. Demolishing wind shield and fenders and badly the unless Wuhan adult local local nimrods Are greasing up their trusty rifles in anticipation of the opening of the Pennsylvania Hunt Iii season for wild game ranging from Black Bear to pheasants which opens next thursday. Nov. 1st. The Deer season does not open until december. All Hunters is years of age and Over must take nut licenses and county making frequent. Trips to the i Lap room leaving his violin reposing his chair Seal. The narrator stated that a country Bolle who weighed 300 pounds but who was surprisingly a her feet choose this particular chair to sit on Durins the absence of the fiddler with to the fiddle which if not downright disastrous were discouraging to its Miller lease which will have a 15.000 j Sallou capacity daily and will take the entire production of the lease. One in i this lease is capable of producing 12.ono.000 feet of Gas daily. Jas. Nellis of Smethport is Charro of Field operations on the Miller lease and is a Large stockholder n the project. Eugene Macfinn has 1 breaking number to Date from further musical possibilities that evening. Someone then remembered that the newly arrived guest was carrying a violin Case so his room was visited and the stranger import Ned to furn ish music that the dance might continue. The guest graciously consented to officiate and the dance continued the participants agreed when the dance adjourned at a. M. That the stronger hat furnished very Good my the Marmon was Shoven up an Invin Kmell. And As the his Offler this Borough. County flame protector Carl Ben informs the Democrat that while son tinned on i s mad flight fell Back the Roadway on us Side being further in capsizing. The Nash made a Complete turn and backed into Tho opposite Aldo of the p the Law permits minors Between the Nash con Huml will be permitted to sic. The stranger of course was Ole Bull one of the greatest violin Mas ters of All time. At the conclusion of his address col con Inducil on Page 5. 4. A reins o t a Woods unless a Field on Toad. Or. Digel accompanied by Hunter. As pinned in the Drivers it _ in such a manner tha t he had so Klit county detective Allison and crawling rom the wreckage. The latter proceeded to Row and place under Orrest. Reed was de Reed Back to Smethport ant before Justice a. W. Given n Cole Anderson and Susan Hamlin were prove. On strength of the evidence Justice Colegrove bound the defend ant under Soo bail for appearance at the next term of criminal court. Bill was furnished. And it was with difficulty that miss adult enforce it the the intention rep itans to rigid governing Youthful Hunters and the wardens be on the to Kout Tor violators. Repoli from the nearby inti can rime is Plen Wiful this lax there in abundant of Bear piano recital by miss Sou Worth tonight miss Lena Southworth. Sited Youns Ady pianist who has taken up her Resi Dence in Smethport. Will appear in re Cital at St. Luke s Parish House this evening at 8-30 o clock. Tickets Are 50 cents and the proceeds wiil be for the Benefit of Nunu Ndah Camp Firo girls. A real treat is in store for local music lovers at this concert. Following Smith s death an autopsy was performed which revealed Tho fact that death was due to Periton itis resulting from a ruptured intes Tine which could have been caused by a blow or some external Force. There was no diseased condition of the in caused death. Lornal organs which could have. Coroner hit Nev Impan eled n. Jury saturday afternoon at which Tho re insult of the autopsy was announced and Tho evidence of two of the wet nurses mrs. Romann and John Cun Een was Cuneen. The defend ant and Bis wife on advice of their counsel Wilson flt Gibbon did not testify. The verdict of the Coroner s jury was that James Smith came to his death from injuries received while participating in a fight or Row with Patrick j. following the jury s finding costello of Bradford pop ular candidate for sheriff of Mckean county was a Smethport visitor Las. I Rilay and was a pleasant caller at office. Cun Een was taken before Alderman Brooks of Bradford and was committed to jail without Ball to face to chars of murder. Cuneen is an employee of Tho Ken Dall refinery and is the father of four children All under nine Yean of age. He figured in police circles before at continued on Page 0, col. 4. Talc died from the Back car. The two seat of tin latter were in picked up by a passing car and Smethport. Where or. H. I attended miss Anderson s injuries. The Marmon which to. . Publisher of the Bradford in Smethport to nil dress by col. Henry w. Shoemaker at he court House. I was toward to f. Bradford for a the a broken bumper fender. Or. Uses lady no was rid of injury. In some sections. M of a Bise its will acre pro Wren to old Crosby band masquerade next wednesday night elaborate Are be in made for the big Hallow Een Masquer and Ball for the hence it of the Crosby Liand. To be conducted at the i. O. R. M. Hall hat place next night. Oct. 31. The object is a worthy Mie merits Public support a Sooj Lime to All. Music will be by Benson Smith s or olestra. Only was kindly the Rollin inn with and n rent and Nnaji with him t pm it gun re la of pm Linor Monkin a extensive imy.-.-ovory.tn1.- to Model a 1-.r9 House has been onto i main and c a a Rigel i a owns. A m. Abbey sustains broken Arm thursday evening mrs. N m by of Kin Street the mls to in. To trip and fall Union s r w shot the cause a Sling shot carelessly by the victim is the son of mrs. 1 Cornville Community. Is let held next month. To the i the orc of or. The Nucci Pinnt Orrurrp-1 at fris Are school where both lads an pop is. Durine recess period the older Norton a Bis Slin shot the injured lad was rushed to Oloan by h. L. Harmon where or. Kilmer ,.ye sped list of boy i the. It was found that the of he was 1. It has not yet Boe l file Ermyn remove the injured Pupil

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