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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - September 4, 1924, Smethport, PennsylvaniaBickman county s oui latest weekly no Psi ape the Mont Novas for Ilie most uendrr.4 by Torii Mckean Democrat r the Democrat j your never Lalni into More in hot port and rms Tel Moi Cen co unix Thui n re Ren Rocil brother county weekly. It night by tent volume 48. Ih3moui1at j Uhm Shing oo., inc. Ivs sell Lindsley editor Smethport pa., thursday september 4, 1924. Per year. No. 36 program of defens Day Beer gurgles in Tunas flood i great array of attractions Proi this year Tho of clean county fair Asso a elation opens its to the Public for the twentieth time next tuesday. Great interest is being taken in the coming event. A new cattle barn 23 feet by 100 feet has been erected. This building was completed last week. It is a substantial building of which any fair could be proud. A store room has been built for the people who exhibit horses and cattle. The carpenters Are now completing an addition on the ticket office. The big features of this years fair Are the races Hie free attractions in front of the grandstand fireworks on wednesday of Contr. The Midway which will be bigger and better than Ever the Kail a muits from the Pennsylvania game commission and the department of forests and Waters Tho Bis Auto show High school Day on Friday and Many others. The free acts in front of the grand stand Promise to be unusually Good. When the flying Moores visted the Warren fair they were advertised As an act never before seen in a. Town the size of Warren. A big City at the Secretary of Tho War Ren fair slates that they made Good. The Juggler sva3 secured through Frank Melville inc., of is new York City. He comes highly recommended ranking High in his profession. He has been guaranteed to give Satis faction the races on wednesday thursday arid Friday should be. Extra Fine. They cent Linued on Pagso .8, col. 2 May electric line to East end band concert tonight stent Hjort. Band will Render another of Punj Nilor weekly Peisea of c pen air concerts a t the court 11 Cruse Huid at s 10 o clock this a von weather permitting. K Olio is tiie program March favor lie rear Imant Cretyl one he Chi to nines birr jul my old Kentucky Home Dalbey a trombone tone serenade request Fox Turner Blue grand of Llo Gers. Of Victory f. A record breaking1 crowd was in attendance at last thursday night s concert and the efforts of the music ians were splendidly received. 1-Ji-Idfoi a i kit. I i mired ind tint Ion for the j Juty half barrels of t boor will to Box car in which Tho Beer cargo i emptied the Ctruk tills found will be instituted today ill the at a mooting of the local county properly of tin Khe i do acc Ive i my virtue j inv will Plum it in exp clod. In of Arran Fronski its for nation i court is in do a fur by Ilu District i near a , september a a o Ull Loe. To same As Horl week. I program for at Smet Pom. Biles confiscated illegal into i Handy Ireland the Smethport held its regular monday evening. Borough monthly routine Council meeting business including the payment of the month s Bills was transacted. Forrest to. Course appeared before the Council and presented a proposition for extending an electric line to East Smethport for Home lighting and Power purposes. Or. Nourse who is a Well known local electrical contractor has secured the Promise of eleven customers in Kast Smith port and it is predicted that More can be secured if the to rough electric service is extended to that Community. Council instructed Borough elec tric superintendent Seth n orman to 3 will be tried for murder in october the october term of criminal court promises to be one of the largest in the history of the county with two murder trials several robbery and hold up cases and an endless number of cases of those changed with Viola Tion of the liquor Laws. Twenty six prisoners Are confined in the Mckean county jail this Borough the murderer awaiting trial Ara Tony spell a and Blasius Spehar Brothers of Lewis run. These youths lured by the Prospect of securing hid Den treasure Are alleged to have riddled we. Mcdougall an aged Hermit Bee keeper . Lay sleeping in Butts. He Lay sleeping is run. The authorities possess sessions of the youths of their part Iri Liis one Mckean county s most horrible crimes Tony Gero of Bradford is held for the cold blooded murder of George Kelly in that City several weeks ago. The victim seated in a parked automobile with port s in the id Ion wide Obser Vance was prepared. Owing1 to the fact that the Mckean county fair will be in Progress it was deemed advisable not to arrange any Parade but to hold the mobilization of residents of Smethport and Vicinity at the fair grounds with an appropriate program. With thousands of or Upolu p at the fair the pro Gram Wilt be doubly impressive. This Wook members of the local committee will Start circulating unroll to l s i i j .1 for o n d a y to u n p or a for military service. Every citizen should enter into the spirit of this test of the working of our present National preparedness plan wholeheartedly regardless of whether the individual is convinced of the necessity of such a gesture at this time or not. The pre sent National defense plan makes every citizen subject to Call to arms if the emergency demands which is just As should be. This is just As much a Call to arms a if the emergency did exist. Every Patriot should regard it a duty to participate enthusiastically. The local Observance will Start at Tho Kair grounds at the pro continued on pages col. 1 tin.1 Frothy is Thiol Toni liquor aboard. The Loralf. a tax oar which ins Riseon under Road company is preparing to contest n the Erie Railroad switch Here since action if a Lilli Are saturday Niciu aug. -3. When it War in another article Iti today s indented by twin county author files. Deino crat. Schools re open with record breaking enrolment Many improvements to buildings s Moth port Borough schools opened testimonial to the Cut Cliency of ii monday morning with a record it Ulac of instructors that Over three Tendance. Over 1 fio students were i times this Kimhor Are now taken car enrolled the first Day in the with the addition of but one teach school and half of thin number were Jar. Freshmen the largest of first school buildings that Are a Pride year students to enter in history i the old school build in y which a the township students in attendance been in Nood of repairs for som Are chiefly from keating1 although sergeant a Well represented. Norwich township students including those from Crosby and Cole trove who formerly attended the local High school Are attending the Betula 10-horse Power motor has been compan want league baseball and new grounds the reorganization of the local baseball learn and the splendid come Back of that club last sunday there has been a re kind Ling of the base Ball spark which has lain dormant in Smethport this summer and enthusiastic agitation has been started for an up town athletic Field and for entry of Smethport into the. Mckean Elk baseball league. While its too late for entry years past has been put in first class condition during the summer vacation. Both buildings have been wired for electricity and All the. Rooms now have ornate electric lights in addition u. Recently reorganized Smethport to Atn with Only u few Nighta f and with several of tha layers do Mihi k Una Furrs for the first inn in two the profess it of the sell Rixford who have been do feat ing the Best a in this suction of the country Vith ease this season in a thrilling contest at Community Field. East Smethport sunday afternoon. The i Ial score wus 2-1, both teams Nutting up a Brand of in Scoball that would do credit to paid league teams. It was a Case of too much Tomta Clark for Rixford. The two Flor Lio up to the time of the reorganization of the local learn was wearing a Hix Fot d uniform with other Smethport my j Ort stars was at Hia sunday and us one re Toru fan put it literally spit balled the Oil country Pride to death. At any. Event he was invincible find let his of nonce a Down with Only four scattered it was Clark s game and to waa ably assisted by Chas Mcgowan who presided on the receiving end. Rixford s Lone run came in the Sec Ond when Lemon of port Allegany who swearing a a Lafurd this Soa High school which was reopened this i year. This is fortunate in View it the fact that there would. Jib no Ade quate accommodations for them. Here. The following grammar school teachers have been engaged for the coming term 1st, Vera Jones 2nd, Harriet Jones 3rd, Dorothy App a 4th. Ruth Mccarthy 5th, Julia filth Catherine Fay 7.tli. Mrs. Isiura a up a 3 stalled to operator the vent writing fans the old building which was built in 1900 has been thoroughly renovated Woodwork varnished blackboards re Iowa oleic tic Hobl instructors Are As of principal. Stanley Bright r Brownell Emma Tretton Carrie Day and Leonoro Lemmler. Music will again be under the capable i son. Drove out a Fly which Jiggs Walker in right Field misjudged Al lowing the Batter to Circle Tho Baa a and score. In the seventh Smith. Port retrieved this set Back when Hull and Denning reached base on neat hits scored on a sizzling two Bagger lined out by Mckenna. Coated stairs braced plaster repaired Tho end came in the ninth inning s and painted outside painted new Verandah constructed above Entrance laboratories Refl Nashed ventilating t system ironwork painted masonry repainted and Concrete Sya Fem Humours have been in circulation from time to Elmo that the building1 was unsafe for use but engineering experts of Tho Hyde Murphy con this pressing the muzzle of a 1s not Erir i to Lake ions was shot without warning by a Man who rushed up to Tho Cor and escaped revolver at Kelly s head and sending a Bullet through his brain. The Man was later positively Ide lined by Klel Lys companions As Gero. Gero had enl am is going like a House afire. The of entry next season. The new Irue is composed of Kane. Vat. Jew and Durant City at pres earlier engaged in an altercation with another Man who beat him up and it is maintained by the authorities that he killed Kelly mistaking him for his assailant. The authorities have a distinct sur prise to Spring in connection with this understood which May great 7ii i k o a us r of the Cost of and this Render a project. Repon by expedite the cause of Justice. Since e. Smethport citizens Are not Borough taxpayers it is that a sight increase in Tariff rates would another murderer confined in the local jail is James Mazarella of Jeffer son county convicted of. Murder in the1 first degree who is awaiting be necessary to defray expenses. To j sentence while attorneys Are Busy no roughly estimated that one cent in evidence in a motion made for an other new trial. Two females Are More per kilowatt would be sufi client. No definite action can be Token on Tho matter until Norman makes his report at the next Council meet ing. Citizens of. East Smethport in should cooperate to secure the multitudinous a Evertts of electric Orvice. Local Veteran s claim finally receives attention Frank her born of the local Post office Force a world Var Veteran who has been sign Erin if from a spinal Afflic Tion has returned from Pittsburgh. Trial on serious charges. They no non by Ellis Mckoan county s bobbed hair Bandit implicated with her sweetheart in the theft of an and Lillian Huckabone of Kane me. Also charged being the acc Molico of m in the theft of a car. Local jurors for october term the jury list for Tho october term contains a number of names. Mrs Fannie Gleason of Green Street is drawn Lor grand jury duty. Petit Jur Are j. D. Hogarth. Cd. Irons Ai Section of mrs. Roy Angstrom in both Attu Colon Acter a. Pains grades and High school. J in an interview with a representative of the Democrat monday u. A. I Ownell. Assistant principal. Stated that in a comparatively Short Span of years the Smethport High school has grown from about fifty students to its present proportions. It is n taking examination this summer pronounced it to be in Al condition. Smethport school Board cannot be too Fth Ghlyn commended for their efforts which have resulted i Smith port having one of the perfectly appointed the schools in tills Section of league has spurred baseball enthusiasm in the four towns represented to fever heat and is providing some wonderful sport. A movement has been started Smethport lovers of at i a by the Purchase of the Field the on creation of an Street for the1 the county jail this Field for base j Oligh a now under armed Robinson brought to local jail from Buffalo last thur Artay county detective j. Allison and i rank pin tie motored to Buffalo where the former delivered extradition pipers for Lester c. I Tikiun. 2ij, coloured who has been held since his capture by the Buffalo Polico for the thet t of an automobile und a Ball Ruml other sports. It is pro i b i e that an a 11 e m it to Mads at an Early to raise a tip received by is flu i Barton of a possible jail delivery at Thyl j tempt prompted ihi.3 precaution for the Purchase of while the local Are not the Field by popular subscription. The they Are not taking any in View of the that the 1 1 Pri Ion houses some dangerous county jail under guard Bor us acc of .1 fraudulent Check in at Tyllo failure of Erht some time continued on 8, col. Whon a Lull two Wixford players of base3 and Only one out Walker made a neat Stop of a wicked looking Fly and delivered the Ball to Hull for a double play. Formed but was Rel byed by another port Allegany player who is with Rixford his year when disaster appeared imminent the seventh inning. Mcdermott in of Democrat is informed that last sea son tile receipts of Community Field rest Synieth Jiorle from games criminals who friends on the out averaged per week which income j Side would not hesitate to use would a sufficient to maintain such measures to free their athletic Field As it id now Hopr to in armed sentry is stationed to up town. There is an acute need in Smith is appeared before an examine i Hert Johnson. Ira i. Taylor. Mrs. E. K. Ing to in of the veterans Bureau for adjustment of his claim for govern ment compensation. Or. Barbour. After futile Atempa o have his Case acted upon is now assured Drnka Keth Norman and i s Edith Young that he receive the compensation to which he is entitled for total Dis ability. A total do Simla y will entitle this yoirr.1 approximately 6.000 Back i monthly allowance of Man in and mrs. Leonard Allen and daughters wednesday closing ends last wednesday afternoon the end of the summer closing of business .05 Lay afternoons now open every Day of the week. Houses on wed stores arc Emporium plays Here sunday n Cut Sund in of Orionn at com Piem Era at port for a Community athletic the Lack of which in the past has been a distinct Handicap to High school athletics particularly. The Sortwell Field a the Moat perfect location in town for an athletic Fjeld if it can be secured. It Doe not seem a difficult mater for tha proposed drive to to brought to a speedy Anil successful conclusion if it is taken up in eanes. Some of the players and fans Are interest Eil in the project. A Community athletic Field will to a for the development Young Bap Iii Uyei a. Badly Nutil e n n d or 11 n w Many people Side the jail every night and a warm the prisoner was brought to meth port thursday evening Ami lodged in tlu1 county jail where he will await trial. Kohl Srin who employed As a Barber in Bradford met his downfall As a result of a Wros bout with some of s White mule pro duct. While intoxicated lie says he issued a worthless Check for to r. C. a merchant of that Smethport also appeared at first with the Rixford team sunday. Sunday s added ten years to the life of William Glavin Veteran local an and manager of the now team. Manager Glavin warned manager John Cunningham of the Rixford team be fore the game that on a former Occas Ion when both managed rival clubs a Cunningham team was never Able to trim a Glavin club and that the Jinx Stul held Good and h did. Sunday h showing of the local club was a source of great Delight to Tho Large attendance of local fans. While Tho Large crowd of Loyal Rixford Root who were preset it expecting to see their team wipe up the dust with their rival. Smethport were Una Eaton Tho 1 a local defense test Impromptu undoubtedly Many local residents wondered what would really Hep in if the burglar alarms of either of he local Banks should he set off at. Reception is promised any jail delivery attempt. He then proceeded to the Bur Dick motor company s garage. When i to sir d his car. A in unit. The Dur Lant did not look so attractive to his truck destroyed by fire j eyes As did a new 7-Pissenger Bulck a Reo truck belonging to s. Ii. 121 j touring belonging to Tho Durdick

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