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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - September 1, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 52. Do Mouriat i 8o., inc. Russ Bill. Lind slav editor Smethport pa., thursday september i 1927. Terms-42.w per year. No. 35 exhibits bigger and better most rage entries in history big school Day saturday the 23rd, annual my Kean county fair and races opened in this Bor Ough yesterday and the consensus enlarged this summer is still opinion of the crowds we ten passed inadequate to House the record break through the sates yesterday was that this year s fair in Point of fast races i exhibits and attractions eclipses All products Are nevertheless surprisingly Good. Two Granges port Allegany and Coryville have most attractive Booths. Keeping Paco with development of the livestock Industry in Mckean i county the fair this year presents the greatest most interesting exhibit of horses sheep cattle Swine and Poul try in history. The shed which was continued on last Page 3 previous ones. Weather conditions which were wet and forbidding the forepart of the week cleared beautifully yesterday As if by order and with fair skies the balance of the week attendance rec ords Are bound to be shattered., attracted by the increase of racing purses to a record breaking num Ber of horses Are entered in the daily racing events Many fast steppers entered being of big Eirc if calibre. All entries Are filled. Tho racing program yesterday con sisting of a Pace Trot and a half mile running race was one of the beat Over witnessed in Thea Section of the state. Why one Well the sport of Kings was heard to re Smethport residents there la another big racing program attend delightful Ceres scheduled Tor this afternoon and old Home Celebration Tractive cards Are promised for Friday a number thu Borough and saturday. This is big circuit known devotee of i Jim. Press Orvillo Halpenny of the Marve specially company suffered a serious injury at the local factory monday. Tho Well known local Young Man was operating a Metal press whet his left hand was caught in the Dro of the machine being badly mangled or. Burg Chadwick rendered firs Aid treatment and the Accident victim was taken to the Bradford Hospital where it was necessary to amputate the second and third fingers of the injured hand at the first joint. 3and concerts Exchange popular the Exchange of concerts Between Burleigh a Gold band of Olean and be Smethport band last week proved pronounced Success. Last thursday night the Olean Jand came to Smethport and rendered Beautiful concert at the court Louse Square Pagoda which was in Lusia stoically received by a huge con Ourse of people who enjoyed the Ruperh program rendered by the gifted lean musicians. Particularly pleasing features of the vening were vocal selections with and accompaniment by Bob Smith to is the possessor of a Beautiful Ariton voice and clarinet duets by Bishop and h. Thompson. On Friday evening the Smethport the free acts this year Are of an unusually attractive nature. Lieut. Scava s gendarmes consisting of seven dare Devil horsemen and twelve horses Are repeating this year Tho wonderful hit they made at the tended the first annual old Home a picnic and Celebration in Ceres the count last thursday. Over 300 persons were in attend Ance at this event which was a to delightful one in every sense of the word. Notorious rum runner nabbed Burbank s car and 20 cases of ale seized Broucht Here in. Said c. Burbank of to to a member Wilkes Barro of one of the biggest Runi running organisations of the Anthracite Coal Rosen thai Hla Waterloo on the Roosevelt Highway near port Alle Gany saturday night and is now awaiting trial at the next term of my Kean county criminal court in Smith port in addition to being minus a magnificent Peerless Sedan which was confiscated by Trio local authorities and 480 bottles of Canadian ale. And rendered a concert at Lincoln Burbank was stopped late saturday Olean which was heard by an night by sergeant Ralph Payne and fair would serve nearby counties seventy five persons consisting of directors of Tho me Koan county fair association and their families with members of Tho. Press from Olean port Al Loguay Kane and Smethport As invited guests were present at the banquet held at Tho exhibit Hall at the county fair grounds this Borough last thursday evening. Tho banquet which was to Cele brate the Des Catlon of Tho Largo now Horsa and cattle exhibit Bambi erected Thea summer and which finish a building Cimi Pugin which in two years has Given Tho fair a com plete now establishment of grandstand and buildings was a most delightful event. President r. W. Hilton of the fair udi Enco of Gigantic proportions which received the program rendered with y Tho local organization clause Gratifying to Tho musicians. The Solo numbers of Jack Morrison. Trooper Milliard l. Soil of the state Highway motor patrol while driving his car it an excessive rate of Speed approximately so Smethport Sald to Nave Miles per hour. When Burbank on demand produced gifted local baritone and Emil ferry clarinet virtuoso were enthusiastically by the Olean audience. The members of the Olean Smethport musical organizations pleasure in the concert Exchange Welch has now been in effect two years in. That it brings at the close of Tho season an appreciation of of Orts expended which is his Driver s License Sergt. Payne immediately recognized Tho name of the alleged Wilkes Barre rum runner Whoso record the officers had. How much Havo you got on inquired Payne. Twenty costs of Burbank unhesitatingly replied. The patrolmen brought Burbank and find after the rather apathetic attitude Oviln the female companion who was rifling him to Smethport local audiences even though necessary to travel away from Home to receive it. Fair last year presenting a. Wonderful a permanent organization was per array of acts in front of the grand with do which thrill spectators. The gendarmes appear in cavalry Monkey drills Pyramid Riding High jumping Over hurdles and human obstacles run Ning races roman standing races and As a Caps Hoof of Equine performance present the classical thrilling Ben Hur Chariot race Day and night. Lieut. Scava Ami his riders Ore the i greatest attraction that has Ever appeared at this or any other fair. On the stage the Imperial Pekinese troupe of eight Clever chinese offer a routine of amazing acts which in their very intricacy Render description impossible. Juggling acrobatics and feats of unbelievable strength Are the Forte of these unusually Clever Oriental performers who recently scored a great bit at the new York hippodrome. They Aro alone Worth the Price of admission. Another act on the stage which is far out of the Ordinary run is presented by Tho australian Wood choppers who perform miraculous tree cutting antics with keen bladed axes. This act la particularly interesting to residents of county where lumbering up to Nutly was one of the great industries. Local people can appreciate the remarkable exhibition Given by these a wielders from the Antipodes. The night fair last night which will continue to be a popular feature All week brought out another huge throng the program of the night fair con Birts of a full circus performance by Lieut. Scava s gendarmes the Pekin Ese and the Wood choppers and a Beautiful fireworks display presented by the Antonelly fireworks co. Of n. T., the latter a particularly pleasing feature. Tho Midway is an unusually Large one this year and is in full swing Day and night. The my deny this year is again furnished by the Harry cop pins shows which arrived in Smith port sunday by its own train Over the Pennsylvania Railroad from Kane. The copping company Wilch has furnished Midway for the local fair for two seasons Post is unquestionably the finest carnival of its class in America. Tho local fair management is to be congratulated on securing this attract Ion from year to year As the very name copping insures a splendid Midway. Attractions consist of a number of High class shows. Including circus minstrels athletic shows Etc. And several High class rides consisting of hey Dey air plane swings Ferris wheel merry go round Etc. Few hello Mckean is a mock raising rather than an agricultural county with Tho fact that this is a felted with. Fred Gleason of Ceres 03 president. It was voted to make the Home coming picnic an annual event. During the Day musical selections were furnished by Hayes Heath vet eran blared musician with his beloved with Lloyd Cleveland of Endeavor pa., As pianist. Those from Smethport who attended were Julga j. A. Bouton county Register and mrs. J. B. Eastman or. And mra. Fred Burlingame. Or. And mrs. H. D. Otto and or. And mrs. C. H. Gleason. District attorney and mrs Potter will go to Paris District attorney and mrs. E. G. Potter leave next thursday for France where they will attend the american leg Ion convention and visit the world War Battle fronts and european and English cities soiling from new York. Or. Potter served a a first lieu tenant with the a. E. F. In France during the world War. Where sheriff Barton placed both under arrest and lodged them in the Loca county jail. Wien booked at the local jail the woman gave her name As mrs. Lor Etta Quinn of Witkes Barre a a search of the vehicle discloses the 480 bottles of Canadian ale neat packed in Cartons which nearly Fulle All available space in the vehicle and a Large trunk attached to the rear i it is. Presumed that Burbank Pur chased the ale in Ontario the province s now wet Laws and. Waa route from Buffalo to either Barro or Scranton Over the Roosevelt Highway. The seized ale was placed with other in after 26 m or. And mrs. Robert Clawson of Hoilo philippine islands two Mem Bers of the courageous band of american educators who carried enlightenment to Tho filipinos in the Wake of the sword following american occupation arrived in Smethport last week for a visit with her sister mrs. D. L. Haven and aunt mrs. Kather Ine Mckean and uncles e. And w. C. Lily. Mrs. Clawson was formerly Gene Vieve Stevenson a teacher of the Smethport schools who went to the islands 26 years ago. Starting As a teacher mrs. Clowson became superintendent of schools of one of the provinces and a number of years ago was United in marriage to or. Claw Eon who was superintendent of schools of another province f since then mrs. Clawson has been Lance at trial Here in october. He was Cateryna association in an introductory speech rated thut to was anxious to see the Tato legislature enact a Law which Rould permit counties of smaller pop lat Lon which do not support fairs to Oln with nearby counties which do and share in the disbursements of ire mums. Such an act would enable Cotter and Cameron counties to join a Atli Mckean in enjoying the benefits f an annual fair. Or. Hulhon paid tribute to the Gen Erous Public spirit of j. C. Looker of Bradford and Jos. Connolley of Lud of whose financial assistance enabled the local fair to build Tho now Plant. During the evening addresses were delivered by Secretary j. C. Looker t. F. Hun Stville f. D. Gallup e. W. Workley m. J. Colcord r. K Knapp and h. R. Hilton. The delicious menu of Tho banquet was served under Tho direction of mra j. A. Lundholm. Scenic Highway near completion from Emporium to Williams port hears Smethport the lock Haven Hyner Section of the new state Road which will shorten Tho distance Between will Lamport and Tho Western Boundary of Pennsyl Vania by fifty Miles although Only 18.8 Miles in length will Cost about three quarters of a million dollars. The project is said to to the Lor Geert of Tho kind now under construction la Tho United states. The new route Whan completed will moot Tho Roosevelt Highway at port allege any and will be Tho show Road of Tho state rivalling the of Feua storm King Highway along the Hudson River. From Renovo to Driftwood a distance of approximately 23 there Are Only Small hamlets and Hunters Camps. Tho completion of Tho route will make a Short Cut be tween Buffalo and Central Pennsyl Vania Points also. Tho earthwork and drainage part at Ine of the eighteen Miles in the Clin on county part of the project is com lated. Two Feun Rcd Moil Aro of Loyed by the w. C. Horn company to contractors and All agree that the Conery along tills part of the Road la or finer than on any Road on which they Havo worked in Pennsylvania. In this project there Are cubic yarns of Earth to move but tha number of landslides encountered will greatly increase the excavating Dossary. Much of Tho excavating to being done by blasting from Tho Racky Mountain sides and some of Tho finished slopes Are 200 feet in height five shovels with a Capac Ity of Twenty one and one fourth Yards ten ton tractors six Yard wagons and Caterpillar trucks having a capacity ten Yards the latest Earth elicit argument court will Convene at the court House sept 6, judge j. W. Bouton presiding. The confiscated wet archives under Strong trial list is As follows lock and key in the county s Wlkker room in the basement of the House and the seized cur was in Hie Smethport garage. William j. Mcdougall is. Alice my court idol Gill Rule to allow cause which placed decree in divorce should not to Revok red. Burbank was taken before Justice of h Nesselson is. W. H. Cole Rule to Tho peace r. C. Gleason monday and i show cause Why judgment should not was held for court under bail j be opened and defendant let into a the prisoner assumed entire Rasponi defense. Ability for transporting the liquor exp Lullan Moor Hoad Stimmel is. Chas. Operating his female companion was then released. On tuesday Burbank succeeded posting a cosh Bond for his appear-1 Reffina who Elmer Stimmel Rule to show cause Why respondent should not Conn in Sel fees and Allm ony to be font Elena society Rule to show vhf. I yank cause Why schools open monday Tho Smethport Borough schools open next monday morning for the 1927-28 term. A Large attendance is expected from the town and surrounding Terri tory. As a result her husband in the prov released and returned to his Home in judgment should not to opened and assistant to Ince of which to Ilo is the seat being in charge of High school work. This is her first visit Homo in 20 years and her hosts of old time friends Are de lighted to Shi eth port. Or. And Welcome her Back to mrs. Clawson have now retired from Active educational work Wilkes Barre. Sheriff arrested Olean motorists sunday morning sheriff l. W. Bar Paul Hillery badly Hurt in fall from automobile or and mrs. F. Hung Volle last ton received a Telephone Call from the _ week received news that their son in defendant let into a defense. Theresla Agnesa Neilly is. W. Her Sohel Nelly divorce for hearing. In the islands and have purchased a Cornora Vicinity which stated Jiaw Paul Hillory of Cambridge mass., ranch near los Angeles California where they intend to Seale permanent of vaccination require ment local physicians have been kept j Smethport woman buys Busy inoculating children who enter school next week. Homer Choate Accident victim Homer Choate Well known local Young Man son of or. And mrs. C. C. Choate and a student at Carnegie tech., Pittsburgh who has been employed As an inspector on a state Highway Job at Tiloute during the vacation season received bad injuries in an automobile Accident sunday night. Or. Choate with several compan on was Riding in an automobile near West Hickory when a passing car i crowded their vehicle from the High Way. The Lonj. Young Man was thrown out of the car. Reelou ing a fracture of the right Collar Bone and other painful injuries which will confine him to bed for a week s time. The Accident victim s aunt. Miss Alberta Choate. A trained nurse of new York who has been visiting in Smethport left monday for Tiloute where she will care for Nephew. From that an intoxicated motor Driver had had been seriously injured in falling hit another car near the Brooder farm from one of his Large motor trucks in on the Smethport Bradford Road. His Home City where to is extensively the sheriff made a Quick run to the in Tho trucking business one scene in or. A. R. Live Mure s Auto Day last week. Bolivar Oil and found that a Ford car j or. Hillery received a fractured Shinglehouse mail. Herman d. Bearing now York state License plates j shoulder broken ribs a sprained wrist Stambaugh has sold his one half three Young men occupants severe cuts and bruises. Lie is there Are numerous ton of Tho f Obaidi with the deepest Fin Between so and 30 feet. Or. Horn expects to Complete his work by the end. Of november. Smethport will have direct connect Ion with the new Scenic route by the Roosevelt Highway to port and Emporium and by tha direct route of the potato Creek Highway to Orlum on which paving1 work Haa been started. When tha potato Creek Rood is paved the entire distance to tween Smethport and Emporium it win be the direct outlet of the wll Llama port Highway to the new York state line. Terest in the Pratt farm Oil an automobile belonging to a or. Recovering from the distressing Nucci Griffin Walt sch announcement has been made of marriage of Margaret i Tirla Griffin daughter of or. And mrs. Gergo Griffin of Smethport and August Waltson of Austin which was solemnized in Olean Friday aug. 26. The attendants were sue w. Kelly and Muriel m. Rice. Both of the High contracting part Lea Are Well and favourably known in this town. Tho Bride is a graduate of Smethport High school. For some time past she has Heen employed As a clerk at the local grand Union grocery store. The Groom is a flue India Tafous Young Man who has a wide Circle of local friends. Tho Democrat extends congratulations on this Happy occasion. Of 13 producing Wells and 100 acres in Jenn of considerably damaging Dent but will fee. Located on horse rim town of the latter vehicle. I some time. Be incapacitated for or. And mrs. Hillery and daughter Bolivar to mrs. R. F. Ashworth of j Smethport. Pa., who was Given Poss. Eslon on monday. The Deal also in Geo. Kelly and Herbert Smethport guests of her parents or. Eluded the land buildings Etc. The Parker. All of Olean. To Smethport j and mrs. Hung Volle. In july. Or. Sheriff Barton brought the three in who gave their names As Al. Jpaul. Spent a two weeks vacation in Sale was made by the Agency of Bolivar. B. W. They were held jail until monday. At the county j Hillery s Many friends will Hope or Hla speedy recovery. Stark returned track word crop year exhibits of farm visit to Points in Cali Fornin. John p. Herrick of Olean retains his the Ford belonged to Lender Mouth one half interest in this lease which appeared to be under the influence is doing about 15 barrels a Day be Lof liquor but Tho vehicle was being sides producing quite a Large Quantity driven by Parker who was absolutely of gag. Sober but upon whose person a bottle or. Stambaugh purchased the Pratt alleged liquor was found. Farm and a one half Oil property from j. Interest in the Tho men were Token before Justice a. Wilber of Lof the peace r. C. Gleason monday. Boll a. He has been living on the but inasmuch As Tho collision in which farm for the past year and a half j they figured waa not duo to careless during which Elmo the company has driving be Olean men had settled drilled several Wells. Or. Stambaugh with Tho tuna Man for damage he they were not held under will return to Olean. To reside. His former Home Iball. And mrs. Harry Edsall of Pine Island. M y. And or. And mrs. Williamson Burdic Maud Williamson of Ulysses a Leo Peck of Middletown n. Y., we reined forget Burdic of Cole Creek were me j United guests of Myrtle and Gertrude Carthy on monday and tuesday. Attorney e. G. Potter returned trom a visit to now York. Homo in marriage saturday aug. 13 woman Hurt in crash a Ford touring car belonging to d. W. Kenyon employed at the Farmers Valley Oil refinery was badly wrecked monday when a Bradford car driven by a Man named Walter crashed into the rear end of the vehicle while it was parked opposite the refinery monday. Mrs. Kenyon waa behind the wheel of the Ford and was rendered unconscious by the crash and a child who was in Tho vehicle with her was slightly Hurt. The injured lady and child were brought to Smethport for medical at sunday traffic brings mishaps sunday despite disagreeable weather conditions brought an uns Najiy heavy traffic Over the paved highways of this Vicinity and with this congestion Mado extremely hazardous by steady rain in the afternoon which rendered pavements Slippery and coupled with Low visibility a number of accidents were reported nearby. An Oakland coach and a. Chrysler Coupe collided opposite the Downey farm on the both vehicles being badly wrecked. A Ford roadster was badly wracked when hit by a heavier car a Short distance this Side of Coryville. A number of minor collisions and accidents were reported locally. Est Flold n. At present or. And tent on. Nerd la Are residing at the the wrecked Ford we to the jul rec garage for repairs. Is reported in the condition of mra. Esteemed local lady. John who ill at her. Home Elmo prot. Ohad i of has been for some

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