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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - September 6, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania County s the Kern for Blont Cha of iiig11t Mckean Democrat v the Cucui Corot car Lei your advertising Nofe into Koto. In mid Rural Mckeun county Are Rench cd by other county ire Ekly. It i effective by any volume 47 i ubi Jiming of. To. Publish Hub Smethport pa., thursday september 6, 1923. Per year. No. 36. All county roads Lead to Smethport next week for the nineteenth Antigua. Mckean county fair and races which opens tuesday and continues wednes Day thursday and Friday. With Good roads and an even break in re Gards weather the attendance tills year should be of record breaking proportions. Tho fair will run night and Day. Never before have such an endless array of High attractions been secured by the fair management for patrons. Special premiums in live Stock and attractive increases in premiums in other departments have brought the desired effect. To Date entries in All departments exceed those port walks from Field i series after eight innings of hotly waged baseball at Community Field East Smethport sunday afternoon the port Augany club objecting to an Umpire s decision walked from the Field and forfeited the third game of the four game series with Smethport to the local club by the score of 9 to 0. The teams had split oven in the two Prev ious games. Port had played a Stellar exhibition of baseball and had maintained a Lead of -1 to 3 up to the eighth inning. In the eighth Kohn of Smethport landed out a neat bungle and was advanced to third by Hull who connected for a sturdy hit. A Long drive by John Cooper sent Kohn safely Over the plate tying the score and Hull clashed for Home reaching the plate simultaneously with the Ball. Umpire Peeler declared the runner Safe and the argument was on. Port Augany objected strenuously to the decision and when the Umpire held firm to his ruling the visitors walked from the Field and the game was declared forfeited. Thi decision was a close one and opinion of the fans As to whether Hull was Mically Safe or not is divided. Tommie Clark occupied the mount for Smethport and again demonstrate of former years and the fair office will be a Busy place until the entries close tomorrow Friday. The grounds and buildings have been placed in ship shape order and i that he is one of the Foremost twirler race track one of. The finest in ibis Section of the country is in splendid j pitched condition. The management Lias been extremely Fortunato in securing entries Lor the attractive pacing trolling and running programs wednesday thurs Day and Friday and indications Are that the different events will present one of the largest arrays of fast horses i freely by the seen Here. Many owners accorded Ever this Section of the country. He Brand of baseball sunday of the no bit variety but was accorded wretched support by his teammates which would have discouraged the average Pitcher. Mccrew a Star ally Gany n. Y., twirler pitched for port Augany. He local sluggers truly phenomenal Peeler local Catcher looks Good to big league scout Harold Peeler local Catcher Olio has been with the Montreal baseball club in the Eastern Canadian league during the past season has made a phenomenal record with that Fust aggregation. Peeler is the Only who started the season with Montreal to finish. Tor six weeks to was Tho Only Catcher with the club and worked in two games every Day of the week. To is finishing in Tho Glrst division of hit ters with i 315, and with eight Homo runs to his credit. The other Day a scout of the Phila Delphia athletics for which Montreal is a farm watched Pooler work in a game. On this occasion the local lad picked up a wild pitched Ball 30 feet from the plate and pegged a runner at second. Incidentally he knocked out a Home run. The big league scout was much impressed with his work. Montreal finished the season yester Day being winners of the second half of the e. C. League schedule. The the water works and operate the Plant club will now participate in a none in future revenues of the system. In View of the fact that the Plant s appraisal would probably be far in excess of ?50.000 the possibilities of Smethport owning its own water sys at the september meeting of the Orough Council held monday evening at the Council Chambers the proposal Lon of the Borough purchasing and operating the local water system was thoroughly gone Over. Owing to the water co. Declining to set a figure that would be acceptable to them for their holdings the Council committee in the water works Purchase matter was unable to present any estimate of what the Cost of purchasing the local sys tem would be. A Calm Survey of the situation demonstrated the fact that it would be utterly impossible Tor the Borough to any sum in excess of 550.000 for i water works and operate the Plant. View of the present and possible j game series with the winners of the St half of the series. Peeler is a son of or. And mrs. Job Eeler of East Smethport. By a local committee at surrounding j averted a a real Calam fairs have signified their intention Here. Horse Lens wat fest up to the eighth in bringing their strings like the treatment they receive at the locals go to port Augany next sunday afternoon for the fourth and the 6eries tue exhibit the Mckean county fair. Friday will be a big Day presenting the track j. Meet of the Mckean county High should strenuous one. Sch ools. A distinct fair feature this year be the big Auto show conducted under the auspices of the Mckean county automobile dealers association. The show will be housed in a Lent-40 x 2prrfeet and at least so dealers will have attractive displays presenting the very latest models of the leading makes of automobiles. The Here from Mexico City or. And mrs. Forrest Nourse and family of Angola accompanied by his sister miss Lois Nourse who has been visiting them for the past month and messes Ralph Torres and Ralph Barbadora of Mexico City item Ico arrived sunday to spend several weeks with or. And mrs. Fred Nourse. Tern appear Remote at the present time. In View of complaints regarding continued misuse of the Hose House club rooms the Council decided monday evening to close the Parlours permanently to be used in future Only for meetings of the fire department and american legion. Members present at monday night ? meeting were councilmen Hungerford. Shut tuck Abbey Lindholm Karlen and Freeman. The following Bills were read and ordered paid Asa Sherer labor Ben nor Man labor George Norman la Bor f 10.00 Louis Freer labor John j. Hallstrom labor Glenn labor f28.00 r. L. Abbey la Bor. M. O Brien police Dut c. B. Dickinson health office show will be one of the finest Ever held in this Section of the state and will be a feature to Delight the motor enthusiast. In connection with the Auto show the dealers have arranged for a daily auction of second hand automobiles from really first class vehicles to the lame halt and Blind of All motor vintages. Several Hundred cars will be paced on Sale and uie Man who desires to acquire a motor car can secure most anything to suit his fancy along the second hand line and can drive his Purchase Home maybe. Tho free acts this year Are of an unusually High class consisting of the Hendee troupe of japanese one of j the nost noted combinations of acrobatic wire walking and juggling experts in the world and Watson s comedy dog circus a Clown with a highly trained group of canines. Both of these present several distinct acts each Day in front of the grandstand. Fitch Keesler the marriage of Paul filch and Tho Bradford sunday Herald says at Tho hotel Holly yesterday afternoon Tho democratic county com ult tee held an important meeting presided Over by Tho chairman. G. A. Simpson who was re elected to that posit Ion. A. M. Starling was elected to succeed Charles it. Danninger As Secretary. F. P. Isherwood was Cho sen to fill the Willce of treasurer. Tie meeting was largely attended and various matters of political 1 Lerest were discussed by Tho Mem Bers. Election of commit comen was postponed to a later meeting. The following were appointed to temporarily ill comm Talco vacancies now existing Asher Johnson Sec Ond Ward a. F. Anderson e. R Mcgowan third Ward f. P. Isher Wood. Fourth Ward Irvin Wysin Oil Ward m. R. Williams Foster town ship messes Fraser and grow Otto township j. P. O Connor port Alle Fiss Elizabeth Scesler popular met port Young people was solemnize d in Olean x. 1 saturday sept. 1, t noon by the Rev. Ashton. A re Clergyman at his Resi ence in Fiat City. The attendants were mrs. Geo. Mulchy t glean and Kenneth Ransom of v. Following the Cere Nony a wedding dinner was served at he residence of mrs. George Mulchy. The Bride is a charming Young lady who has been a valued employee of the Bell Telephone co., at the local Exchange for some time past. Or. Fitch who is the son of or. And mrs. George Fitch of East Smith port is a graduate of the Smethport High school and for a year past has held a responsible clerical position at the Mamlon. Bank Trust company work rushed on Road at Larabee irk on the overhead crossing e the Smethport Olean state Hijii Wil pass Over the p. R. R. Tracks in a j2.70 to Mortison. Solicitor Leo Herb or taking care of dam j10.00 Keystone Power corp., electric cur rent. Sherwin Williams co. Paint. S94.2g Iron City electric co., anchors. Moved by slip truck and seconded by Lindholm that the expense of putting the tile at Corners is or j dered by or. Abbey be paid by Bor Ough and that his act be approved by he Council. Carried. Moved by Shattuck and seconded by Abbey that Street committee he directed to Lay a gravel approach on each Side of crossing at Mcdermott s Force of men being employed by the Milliron construction company of Dubois which has the contract for the not less than Twenty five feet and gradually Rise to the Heig Lith of Cross ing. Carried. Moved by Karlen and seconded by Lindholm that or. Abbey be instructed to have the Hose Parlours locked up and that the key be Given to police the crossing is being built Mear this end of the improved strip of Road Leiling to Eli red. The approach on this Side of he tracks will be at the old Young farm. The Railroad passes merlins Mijol Brnca at j0 p. M. Through a deep Cut at this Point. Man to be kept in his Possession at All carried. The Smethport band will Render music each Day in the grandstand. The band will feature mrs. cat lick Smethport s favorite Singer in popular vocal sections. The Midway will be furnished by the abolishment of the Grade Cross j progress1ve Bunch trap at Karabec is one of i the Best moves Ever made by the Way department in this booming Indus of the Marvel spec toy factory one of Smethport s busiest tries is the the great Corey carnival co. One manufacturers of toy nov the bes. Travelling. The Midway will.e.tle3 Jevc Stefi by w. J. Kerr of this run night and Day an electric line hav Alico a , Jorcy is employer at ing been extended to the fair grounds. Which was started in the the Corey shows present a whip. 0 the grand Central Block Elshot merry go round. Ferris wheel. Micro. And the business p Anes. Circus show. Minstrel i 10 expand at rapid strides. One show athletic show illusion rest record shipment of continued on Page 2, col. 2 five ions of toys was made to Motro t. T. Allen former local educator elected to High Post of i Pritan dealers. Associated with or. Kerr in this business and Ralph Herzog. Of business men believe in paint portion main Street Between Union and Mechanic streets is one of ithe Rock ribbed democratic sections j of Smethport and Tho business men Are a live Bunch. By agreement n. Number of business men along the Block have started painting their buildings and the work is now Well tinder Way with the idea of having the jobs completed by week. Buildings either painted o Progress of being painted Are Block the Riley grocery. Little Boot shop. Wells Block. Mun ii Block the wedding of these popular Young Peop e came nil a Complete and Happ Surprise to their Many friends. The Democrat unites in extending congratulations to them. Bus line from Smethport to Olea planned c. H. Latham the Bradford Smith Post bus Man informs the Herald that a plan is being developed where by Otean will have a bus line Smethport. The Olean Board Trade is supporting the project and me import people Are also in Favori of it. By this Means Olean will prof t in the matter of interurban communication sales of merchandise Etc Olenn docs not propose to Sray on the resolutions is adopted by Tho com Mittie declared the party s allegiance to the Basic principles of Populu government under which the nation has grown powerful and sorrow Over the death of president if arding is expressed in respectful terms. For the world court tile cause of a world court which Harding favored should be carried on the committee declares in Bohlar of uie peace of the world. Tribute is paid to the efforts of for Mer president Woodrow Wilson and the calamity resulting from the shameful partisan attack on him and the sacrifice to bitter partisanship o the great duty of Tho United state to enter the league of deplored. It is Tho resold lion s that the troubles now Velh Europe and the world could been averted by the league. It is asserted that our internal of fairs have made great Progress b. The adoption of woman . The enactment of the 18th Amend men t to the Constitution is Montione is a great moral Experiment and enforcement of the prohibition in i urged. The Over Riding and do Fea of a part of the Constitution pave the say the Resolution for the destruction of any other part of tin Constitution and for the Uiti Mati reign of lawlessness and the candidates of the Parl Are endorsed and the commit tee pledges the party to to Ever Zeal Ous for Tho we fare of the communally. Dry office seekers Given endorsement by w. C. T. U. Convention a Crosby. Sept. Blanket endors Momot All candidates for Cinco at Tho coming elections who favor the principles for which the w. C. T. U. La. Organized was the salient feature of the annual convention of Tho Mckean county women s Christian Tom prance Union which closed hero Frler Day night. The endorsement to form a Resolution adopted Dur no Tho final session of Tho confab. Seventeen departments of the noun y organization was represented at o sessions thursday and Friday and a business of importance was taken up. Social activities during the conference _ no lured the staging of a play let my place your place any place and tin oratorical contest with a Silver medal offered the Winner. Mrs. Maude Seymour delivered an impressive lec Ture on Law enforcement at Tho final session. Resolutions adopted by Tho con frence follow this convention to on record As endorsing the candidacy of any and All nominees in the coming elections who decl no Thora Nelves in favor of the principles for which Tho woman s Christian Tom Pranco Union has always stood provided such nominees Promise to do nil in their Power if Oie cled to enforce the Laws of our Commonwealth we do our befit to help raise the asked by our governor for Law enforcement. This convention no rely the Crosby Union for s kind Horrill Allty and also the Rev. In. Bailey for his assistance in Tho Evo tonal. In lines while there is business View even if that business lies Bradford s own county. The new line will probably be in operation next year. Or. Latham expects to has bus accommodations Between r.i-. I Ford and Augany Park via Tho new Turnpike route. This Wilt Micron soil business for rear Lford Storrs. Vacation lists at he Park in Stead of going to , about 25 Miles Distant will Cross the to , seven Milf. And got sup plies sunday Herald. High school football squad practising the 1923 squad of the Smethport High school Are now going thru by a tens Leo course of nightly under the direction of coach or. A liver snore. Coach love Moro is confronted this year with Tho task Oil building up a Complete new All last year s Plotler men having left school. However Somo trial is Burris developed and r the., doctor is optimistic Over the possibilities of constructing a fast combination. Cars collided an automobile collision occurred on Marvin Street tuesday evening about 5 o clock Between a Chevrolet Road Ster driven by a. Vasbinder of proc port. Pa., and a Reo roadster driven by Kichard Cumlat of a Nollin township. Or. Yasbin Dor was proceed a North on the thoroughfare when for. Randall turning into Marvin Street for spree. Swung directly in is path. In the collision which t of owed the car was Quito Adly damaged. It bins necessary to of it to the Andorson Thomas Arage for repairs. The Ueo Able o proceed under its own Power. The occupants were uninjured. Dangerous Road county Tunnel marked 1 1 1 a i y superintendent the la Cash Block and the Wright House o Sanford 1-Ry t. T. Allen who for a number years was the efficient of Smethport Borough schools hns just been elected to the principalship of the slate Normal school at East strouds Birg pa., one of the Foremost Normal schools in the state. Big Gas Well near coryv1lle Tho port co Oil to co. Has jus a Well on the Young estate Between Farmers Valley and Allen hns been super pendent ots on of in vice Niiya in the at Ard he preg sure is n in volume. Schools in Dubois during the past five the Pon cd of years. His Many local friends will be Coryville and Smith porn glad to note the High Honor he ban received in being selected to fill the important East Stroudsburg position. St. Marys and Brad Ford on Day a b ack travelling bag. Return to mrs. Urban Hanes. 31 Burnside ave., Bradford pa., phone 883-r. Parties. Teachers Institute Assn. Purchases piano the county teachers Institute has purchased i pin no and installed the same in the coun. House this Borough to be used at he annual teachers institutes. Harry Provin. Director of athletics at the University of pit f Burgh. Who was to Smethport the Loath of his grandmother. Mrs. Celestia c. Sloan returned to Pitts Burgh yesterday. Ollk has marked the Dongi Rous one Way Minn where the it. Tref to. Highway passes under the by. Grable near Myrv Lyrl a Black Neil who e checker work design has been painted on both sides of the passage in such a manner As to be visible to Framo approaching from either direction. Special fair edition next week the Democrat will present a special fair week edition which will he o great interest to our readers we Are sure. Or. S. C. Preston of Preston Layne experts in this line will be in of details of this interest ing edition which fact will insure its Success. The various enterprises represented in this edition Are leaders along their respective lines in Mckean county and deserve the support of the Public at Large. Watch for the special Wil be worthy of your attention. Lease Man was badly Cut by a falling a Gerald Mckee o re Tula was Tho victim of a bail Accident the forepart of the week which will incapacitate him for some Lime. Mcgee who is employed As a lease Man by the straight Creek Gas. Com Pany was engaged in Clearing out Brush on Tho Picaso and had sunk hta a in a Block of Wood. In some Man Ner Tho Block toppled and the a flew striking Tho Workman in the calf of his right leg imbedding the Blada and inflicting a Cut four inches Long. Tho injured Man managed to make his Way to the Road where he was picked up by a passing Motorist and brought to Mol port where or. Burg Chadwick dressed Bis wound. Local golfers lose at Kane Twenty five members of the Smith tort coif club motored to Kane Mph verday afternoon n and participated in a on ariment with the Kane coun try club on that club s course. The score was 56 to if in Kane s favor. Following the match the local players were guess at a dinner at the coun Glass shipments make factory Start appear a be Arneri High in their of Tho hospitality shown during the Woi k considerable Baa by on shipped to Market from lieu arc Kiouses of local he Intel state window Milass corpor Ilion. Tills is thought of indicate a ick incr up of the Market which nerd or Sarre an Early resumption of at the big local factory. It Kane. Copious rainfall relieves water shortage Tho heavy rainfalls of the past week Piave relieved the shortage in this Section to a marked degree and have raised nearby streams to a stage where All danger of a water appears to have . Famine methodist episcopal Church sunday september 9, morning worship Church school evening service. The pastor Wil preach at both services. Them football player fractures Collar Bone by. Scoli. Son of or. And mrs. Henry Scott of Marvin n Reet n. Of he knit port High Sci Moi foot Ball squad fractured his left Collar Bonn while at practice tuesday even ing. Or. W. A. Ostrander attended the lad s injury. Dances fair week de. Okerlund chairman of the amusement club will conduct dances at the new masonic Hill wednesday thursday and Friday evenings of next week. Music will be furnished by Husted Sorrentino a orchestra of Bradford. Democrat six months l Ann Cark of Clarion is the guest of her grandparents mrs. T. Ii. Clark

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