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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - October 27, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Democrat this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Mckean the Democrat covers the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aims to be your paper. Volume Xiv Smethport a thursday october 27, 1921. Per year. No.--43. U. 8. Forestry officials Are now in Warren which May become permanent Headquarters buy acres is the intention of the for Estry will be acquired right away be great thing for town and county. During the past several months the armistice Day plans impressive Observance of the Day Smethport assured Democrat has devoted much space to to t the proposed Allegheny National Park Jve and Suc in which Smethport is to occupy such Lwy of he an important geographical position. Early in ther Spring the Democrat As. In. A sorted that this would make one of the m by greatest show places in the Smethport and its environs. East of Gifford former head of the National forestry service under president Hoose velt s administration and now chief of Tho state forestry service in a Porson Al letter to Tho writer expressing his pleasure at that article practically substantiated our predictions. Now the Allegheny National Forest is an assured fact. A Werren dispatch of saturday says Allegheny National Park a Federal Reserve to comprise Acrea in Warren Forest Mckean and Elk counties was assured yesterday with the final approval of c. A. Sherman associate forester of the u. S. Forest service Bureau of the department of and l. Kneipp assist ant forester to the Park As proposed by l. L. Bishop of the Federal Forest service who had spent several months in the Vicinity surveying the land. The Park land which will be acquired principally from individual owners will be a part of the National reserve.? system by the plans for the Observance of armis Tico Day in smut port Friday nov. Lluli under the direction of Bucktail Post american legion Are assuming definite form and the local Celebration be one of the most impress Censul events in the his tory of the town the Day will be a general Holiday. The program called service men at p. By exercises at the lyceum at o c Ock. These will con Sist. Of Spiro Price music table Nus etc., the feature of the occasion an address by judge Dowel of Salamanca one of new York state s beat known jurists and in orator of great ability. In the evening will occur the annual banquet of Bucktail Post at the Muth Odist Church basement. The banquet will be held at o clock and will be served under the direction of the women s auxiliary of Bucktail Post. The Day s festivities will close with a grand military Ball at the lyceum in the evening. Houghton s orchestra of Olean will furnish music for the event. Governor Sproul has declared nov Ember 11 a Legal Holiday in Pennsyl Vania. President Harding has asked Tho people of Tho nation to say a silent prayer at o clock that Day. At this hour in Smethport Bells of local churches will be tolled. Map showing new Allegheny National Section indicates land included in vast new government preserve a description of which is Given in the accompanying article. Note that most of Hokoan county is included in the tract while part port occupies a most important geographical position. Agents of the u. S. Forestry service Are now in this Section shirting this by Courtesy of Kane re publican. Tale of a Tail that thrills. May build addition negotiation for the Purchase of the land and for its development probably will be carried on from a Headquarters which. It is expected to established the state of Pennsylvania is Al j cooperating with the National government in taking Over thousands of acres in this the t. Alie Ghe by for Conser purposes. -_7 in addition to creating a vast per serve for the prep ligation of native game and the conservation of Timber the will ing further building a 24 addition to. . Of if banking establishment on main Street which has been completely remodeler during the past summer. The Largo addition if constructed would 6 Brick conforming to the architectural lines of the Structure and would con j statute a construction Job of Magni i tude. Play a vital part in Allegheny River As regards flood and Slack watering of that Stream. Every Spring the angry exact a toll of millions of Doc avs property loss at blankets from native Wool the farm Bureau has received sigment of pure Wool blankets which will be offered for Sale to the Public. The blankets were made for the Mel Kean county go operative sheep and Wool growers association being made Homes from the Camp of the Warren Moore construction co. Line the party who kicked a which had just finished a meal history records the tale of the Gen Leman who in a rash fit of playful Ness crawled under a mule and tickled t on the Forelock with a Straw of the Man who tile out the Gas. Of the in divid til who lighted a. Fire with Gaso Goat con sisting of a Nitro Glycerine can etc., but the prize tale of a Tail comes from the Model Camp of the Warren Moore construction company on Cole Creek where some 85 labourers receive Hoard and lodging. It is the tale of a Skunk and a youth. One night last week while numerous kettles filled with meats arid vegetables were steaming on the several ran Ges in the Largo Kitchen the cookery a new York youth turned from his work on Munn building starts l. E. Muan will Start work to Day thursday on his new business Block on main Street and operations will be rushed to Early completion the new Structure will be a Beautiful addition to the business Section and a credit to the town. It will be of Brick and steel construction two stories in height with a frontage of 43 it. And depth of 28 it. The first floor will be occupied by or. Munn s confectionery ice Cream store and restaurant while the Sec Ond floor will be finished off into living apartments. The new Structure will to built up and around or. Munn s present one Story business place permitting Busi Ness of the establishment to proceed Bishop Ward coming. Will visit St. Luke s Church nex sunday morning and evening. For com of the 1920 clip of. My his pm Chi or of. Supplication the of the Kitchen floor. Moved by an ,1m. Pulse to give the Little visitor a mor Sel from the Kitchen s store of Delict Ables with a View of annexing it As a permanent fixture and pet of the Hardy men of the Camp he suddenly changed his mind and seized a club and made a mighty pass at the nocturnal visitor. In telling later what happened the youth who is of foreign extraction Tail she Stek straight but alas that was not All. Service men among the construction company employees liken events which followed to a Hun Gas attack in France. Those possessing the strongest hearts and the it. Rev. John c. Ward Bisho of Erie will visit St. Lukes Chic Lext sunday oct. 30, and will speak a the morning and evening service the Bishop will administer the to communion at a. Which time will Mark the Centennial of the missionary society. Morning prayer at and evening prayer it the Bishop will boat the All saints East Smethport sunday at p. St. Lukes Guild will entertain the Bishop at dinner saturday evening at p. St. Christopher s and St Priscilla s Guild will entertain the Bishop a dinner monday a. Reception will toe Given the Bishop Ai of. Mrs. Has. Pratt East Smethport monday afternoon from on their Way to Penitentiary lust saturday sheriff j. F. Kobl Neon nil county detective j. J. Allison ool Joo Zaini Iommi and Frank Lup. Ino. Awaiting trial before Tho Mckott county courts on a charge of Murcar Imson Ultang Warren Rancic of Johnsonburg a witness us Janst them 11 a lonely Road near Westline to tideway where they Tunica them Over o Tho Ella county sheriff who will Ake them to Tho Western Penitentiary o begin serving sent Elicea imposed up n them by the Elk county courts re entry. The men who Woro omit on Mil pending trial on Tho Elk county aties at the time they were arrested n this county were taken Buck to Ridgway Cor trial. Joo Zampogna waa sentenced to the Poulten Lury Tor a por Orl of not less than 5 or More than 0 Venus on a charge of receiving Stolon goods Ami Luppino was sentenced to not Leas than 714 years or More than 0 years on a charge of pandering. Tho prisoners will be brought Back to Smo Lenort to Faco the Churgo of As fault. A motion has been introduced it Ridgway by Zampogna a counsel for a now trial. The authorities of Mckean and Ella counties were Loath to keep Tho priv Nern in the jails of either county As it was feared owing to their powerful connections that a. Desperate Effort might be Mocta to liberate them. Two week ago the Democrat Raon loved Tho coming to Smethport from Ler Home in Boston of pretty mar Garet Scolaro Zampogna s sweetheart o be near her Lover. It develops that Zampogna brought Tho Young woman to this country from her Homo in Italy to years ago. They had been sweat a fat my. Received the British Mih my Meda port s future business flock. Prepares for strike. Pennsylvania system is advertising for men to operate trains. Pittsburgh Points. And other Down River Kean sheep for which a Market could strength of things which a Goba sold Ier possessed a wealth of tackled the it is planned to Abate this nuisance by the establishment of a number of Large reservoirs in this Section to hold the flood Waters in Leash during the danger periods of the year. In Addi Tion the reservoirs will be important i feeders when the River Slack watering Plang Are carried out As the surplus water thus stored can be released Dur ing dry season of the year keeping the River at High water stage. It is plan Ned to make the Allegheny navigable from Pittsburgh to Olean. Incidentally the reservoirs will pro a number of artificial lakes to enhance the Scenic beauties of the new Park and at the same time will offer unlimited possibilities along Hydraulic development lines. As Smethport is situated at the Junction of two of the Allegheny s chief feeders it is almost certain that some of these reservoirs will be located in some of the wild narrow valleys in this Vicinity Rowcli. Were created by nature for no other purpose. It is probable that in the course of time the wild land the state is taking found. The expedient of util. Izing w6ol having it manufactured into All Wool articles ing purposes has been successfully car ried out by sheep associations else where but this is the first time it has been tried in Mckean county. These bed blankets Are 72 by 84 inches in size and weigh six pounds per pair. The Cost per pair is j8.75. Arrested for non support. Leo Paugh was taken to the county 5ail at Smethport yesterday charged with Constable John Mcknall took the Man Over and he will answer to the charge at the de Cember term of court. It is alleged that Paugh made absolutely no Effort to support his wife and six children seemingly being satisfied to let them get along Tho Best they could with the i Aid of charitably disposed people. Paugh s Ball was fixed at Republican Friday. Job of purification. In the list of a i qualities it wag discovered that the Skunk pre Vious to its visit to the Kitchen had crawled into one of the warm Beds alongside a bleeping but not Long con tented Workman and had taken n Little Catnap. Evidently the sleeping Man had Union pious y rolled against the visitor and As a result of its slum Bers thus being disturbed it left but not before expressing a protest. That hapless gent led the life of a re. Cluse for several Days being shunned by animals wed Domestic and human. Canopus to entertain Willis on occasion of Hie visit to port next tuesday. Smith better than they thought. Last week the Democrat contained tha account of a five barrel Oil Well being brought in for the Parker farm Oil company a. Smethport concern on its lease at Rixford. The Tetter part of last week the further cheering intelligence was received that the Well Over in this Section be few production of Twenty bar. Res of Oil daily. Instead of five. As a result of thels news coupled with the last in the Price of crude the gentlemen of the Parker company Are wearing Brood smiles. By the Federal government As soon As Tho funds Are available thus making a National Park of nearly acres Tho largest East of the Rockies. At any event the establishment soon of Tho Park along the lines now adopted with the completion of the improve. De Highway system will make this Section one of the show places of the continent and will attract thousands of tourists to Smethport and other Points in the Forest area. Lost. United states tire Chain tread re Ward. Vic Wilcox the Democrat 6 months t1. There seems to be a general impression that the great Railroad strike. Is destined to prove a already Tho Pennsylvania Railroad system is preparing for any eventuality and is advertising As will be seen in another particular significance attached to the visit of the Norw Bishop to this diocese. It was Rev. A. B. Van who suggested Bishop Ward s name when the convention of the Erie Dio Cese had apparently reached a dead Jock. Bishop Ward was at that mime pastor of a Buffalo Church and news of his election As Bishop of the Erie diocese came As a Complete Surprise to him. Rev. Van Dyke met Bishop Ward in France both being with the 27th div column of today s paper in newspapers throughout the country for Loco Sion when to participated in the motive engineers firemen conductors Hinnenberg line., trainmen and yardman to Man trains the is cordially invited and keep them running. Many claim Mot b shop Ward at isl. Lukes next that there Are any number of experienced Railroad men who have been engaged in other pursuits at labourers wages who Fri Welcome the Chance to return to railroading. Whether there Are sufficient to keep the roads Runn ing during the strike remains to be seen. Was terribly burned. Elmer Skinner was the victim of Gas explosion. Skinner 36, an employee the gasoline Plant of Roy Diri ment Cyclone was badly burned by an explosion of Gas at the Plant about p. Friday. He was in the act of starting a Gas engine when the explosion occurred. His face and hands received the full Force of the Flash be ing covered with Burns. Particularly bad Burns were inflicted under one ear and to the Back of one of his hands. Or. W. A. Ostrander was summoned and attended his injuries. At Tho Noonday luncheon of the Smethport canopus club held at the grand Central hotel monday it was voted that United states senator Frank Willis of Ohio he invited to be of Honor at a meeting of the club on the occasion of his visit to Smethport next tuesday. President t. P. Hungiville appointed h. J. Rice who is a personal Friend of the Sena Tor to Mako Complete arrangements for the entertainment of the distinguished visitor. Or. Rice has receive the the banquet will be held at the methodist Church basement. The members will be asked to bring their ladles and a Largo concourse will undoubtedly be present to Greet the distinguished of Ian. Senator Willis is no stranger in 1 Smethport having been an instructor it the Mckean county teachers in in 1013, on which visit he made j Borough saturday afternoon i Many friends in this place. J de senator Willis acceptance of club s invitation and accordingly additional mail service since monday the local Post office is receiving an additional mail service Over Tho Railroad which will be greatly appreciated by Post office patrons. Time of arrival and depart ure of mails Over the is now As follows n. M., a. And p. A. And p. Smethport h. S. Defeated. The Smethport High school foot Ball met defeat before the port Allegheny ii. S. Gladiators in an interesting game at Kinne fio d. This by the score 1-1 0. Sunday. Institute next week. Record breaking attendance in program. hearts there and when Zampogna a visit to his native thud follow. Ing the world War to found a the Young lady about to he married to Young italian. He renewed ton of their Early youth with the re sult the i Jarl returned to America Wilth the annual Mckean county teach cars Institute convenes at the court House this Borough next monday with the Kane teachers again partly i paling in the county Institute a recon breaking attendance of upwards of 300 teachers is expected. Ample Maccomo Flat Lons Are assured for All who attend. Superintendent of county schools c. W. Ulli Bridge has secured a. Sir ended staff of Institute. Or. Sulz of Dayton Ohio who created such a favourable impression at Institute last year is again an instructor this year. Interesting programs have been prepared for the sessions which will be held monday. Tuesday wednesday thursday and Friday. Tho evening attractions at the lyceum Are monday evening lecture or. Slutz tuesday lecture senator Frank b. Willis of Ohio wednesday concert Light opera revue thursday con Cert operatic sex Tette. Burg it Boston. Somo. Expat the de Are promised by. The Attri. Orl ties in connection with this Euver. Zampogna who is. Previously described in those columns was consider Able of a Dandy and sportsman in Johnsonburg by reason of his genteel polished personality education and apparent gentility. To had plenty of Money drove a costly car and found Little difficulty in winning the Friend ship and Confidence of the better Clasa of people who were reluctant to to Leive him guilty of the crimes charged a against him. When the wholesale ser ies of robberies broke out in Elk coun. To towns Zampogna imparted numer Ous valuable tips to Tho county authorities. They now claim that he was personally involved in the very crimes he proffered his assistance in solving. When his apartments were raided it is alleged they resembled a warehouse owing to Tho vast Quantity of goods contained therein. Thero was Mer Chandise identified As that stolen from stores Fase whiskey labels and Stamps and n Quantity of that Zampogna is a gentleman of Many angles of character is attested by the fact that he forsook a life of luxury Early after the declaration of War volunteering in the United states army is a private and saw extensive hard service in France having n particularly Fine record. To won rapid promotion attaining the rank of sergeant being repeatedly cited for heroism and for soldierly qualities. A is in Possession of personal setters from officers under whom he served attesting to Hla splendid service and the esteem in which they held him. Cub Dies of broken heart of a broken is the verdict of the Paxtang Park zoo keeper concerning the Little Potter county Bear cub whose body was discovered in a Cage recently. Two cubs were brought Here last win Ter by the game commissioner after a Farmer shot the Mother. Tho first one died a week ago. The survivor cried Day and night until he died. Tho Democrat prints All the news putting up guard rails. The Warren Moore construction company has practically completed tha ditching grading and rounding Oft a shoulders of the new Smethport w Rew Highway and Hie work of erect ing guard rails at danger Points along the Road is now in Progress. This a heavy steel Cable is used being stretched Between sturdy posts. The Barrier thus formed would literally hold an elephant. The longest stretch of Barren is along the dug Road East of town where there is a sheer drop of Many feet to the Shawmut Tracka below. House for rent. 210 King Street. Inquire e. W. Strong

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