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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - September 11, 1919, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean volume lil. 11k.1iocuay co., inc. Smethport Mckean county september 11, 1919 Tail Psi Peil Yeak Advance number 36 fair makes auspicious opening. The 12th annual meet of the Mckean county Fuir association opened in this Borough tuesday under auspicious circumstances with cloudless skies and with weather conditions satisfactory Fine exhibits arid big crowds the 1919 fair promises to go Down in history As the Banner fair Bince the association was first formed in 1907. The crowd tuesday was surprisingly Large for opening Day while yester Day s Gate receipts Wero More than satisfactory this being the opening Day of the races. Today is the big Day and if the weather continues favourable a record breaking attendance is certain. The exhibits this year Are unusually Fine. Under the grandstand there is a wonderful display in the juvenile department. Hero is almost an end less assortment of fancy needlework Garden produce Etc., Ute the product of Youthful skill and toll. The Reg ular culinary and fancy work exhibit under the grandstand is unusually Fine the Grange Booths Are very attract Ive and the educational exhibit of the county schools is an absorbing col Lection. An interesting exhibit is furnished by the Norwich Carbonate of company. In this display Are Home remarkable samples of Corn grown in Mckean county with the use of the company s product. One stalk in particular measures 12 feet 13 in Ches in height. The display of fruit and vegetables is pleasing to the Eye and in spite of the almost total fail ure of the Apple crop in Thia Section the writer noticed some mens on display. Fine specs Smethport wins one one the Smethport base Ball team broke even on. The past week winning one game from Johnsonburg last sunday by the score 7-0 and last thursday lost one to Kane by the score 15-1. The Kane team is a paid Bunch of professional players and from the exhibition of baseball they up up on their visit to Smethport it would seem they Are All earning their salary. They Are a fast heavy hitting Bunch and it was naturally expected that they should to Able to vanquish Smith port s Amateur organization. The local team was handicapped to n marked degree by the absence of still from the line up which fact had consider Able to do with the difference in the score. The summary of the game follows i 21 0 0 0 1 4 00000100 the Slock Sheds Are Well filled with splendid exhibits of blooded cattle livestock Swine and sheep. Remember Tifik. The Stock exhibits Early years of High bred specimens on exhibition this year one cannot help remarking what wonderful strides have been made in this All important Field in Mckean county during the past twelve years. Truly this is an age of efficiency and it is Manifest nowhere More than on the farm. It is a Safe assertion that the county fair has been a chief contributing Factor in bringing this about in Mckean county. The state College has an interesting biome economic exhibit on the mid Way. The state Board of health has a. Practical sanitary demonstration. Another attractive exhibit is the Del co Light outfit housed in a Large motor truck on the Midway. Midway is filled its entire length with almost every known Hind of Concession embracing a merry go round doll Racks hot dog cider and other refreshment stands wheels of Fortune Etc. One can find plenty of Fli Verison at this Lively spot. There were two entries in the run Ning Nices yesterday and this event As Ever. There was Al to interesting races of county and Farmers horses. The rack this year is in Sulc did shape. The motorcycle races also started yesterday. The free attractions in front of the grandstand Are highly entertaining. The three Alex have a really remark Able offering in the line of a Balanc ing act. They Are wonderful perform ers. Miss Irene Latour with her Bujen dimly trained Dot in feats of balancing is very Clever. Music is Kane Smethport butteries Kmet Liport. Clark. Hull Kane Kelly Watson. Umpire Schmitt trounced Johnsonburg. On sunday the fast Johnsonburg team came to sent Erport and found the locals on their Mettle to get re Venge. It looked As if plans would miscarry in the first half of the second lining when Johnson big commenced to hit the Pill and by a combination of errors on sane Tinort a part scored six runs before they were How Ever. From that time on the locals out played and out hit their Opo poems at every stage of the game and by bring ing in two runs in the Ith inning three in. The 7th and one in the 8th tied the score. The visitors were retired one two. Three order the first half of the 9th, a feature of this period being a phenomenal Cutch of a Fly which Hud the appearance of being out of reach . Hull in left Field after a Long run. This play was one of the most sensational Ever witnessed on the local grounds. When Smethport came to Bat. Dunn hit the Ball for a single Bagger Denning connected with a mighty Wallop advancing Dunn to third and a hit by Newley permitted Dunn to score the winning run with no o be but. The game was an exciting _ very Good game for Orriet port after his support strengthened. The summary Johnsonburg 06000000 Smethport 0 0 0 2 0.3 0 1 batteries Smethport Denning Daniels. Johnsonburg Mccarthy Holland. Umpire Schmitt. Smethport s opponent next sunday will be the fast Shinglehouse team. A Dandy game can be expected. New Industry at East Smethport ground was broken this week for a Large building in the rear of the chem Eal factory. East Smethport which will House a factory for the manufacturing of Crest a. The building will be a one Story Structure of tile and steel dimensions feet. John Mccarthy of this Bor Ough will have Charpe of the masonry work. Tho naw concern will manufacture creosote by n new process disco by a. H. Bengs and we. Currier two Well known Smethport chemists which is swirl to revolutionize methods manufacture now in existence. A com being furnished each Smethport band. Today Lieut. Harry Day by the Emery and Pany has been organized in which the Quirin interests Are stockholders and special introductory offer. During the next month it will be our ambition to Send the Democrat into every Home in this Section of Ilie country. It is our intention to publish a weekly newspaper that will he second to none in the state. To make new friends we have decided to give for a Short Lime Only a special introductory subscription offer. An offer which it would be hard 1o beat. For we will mail the Democrat to any address for a period of 8 this offer will positively expire saturday october with. Look through the pages of this week s Democrat and see it it in t just the kind of a weekly newspaper you want. Think what a bargain this offer presents to you. Take advantage of it while the time is Ripe. Just fill out the Coupon below Cut it out and sent it with a Bill and you will receive the Democrat every week for eight months. It s easy try it. Democrat publishing co., Smethport pa., gentlemen enclosed find subscription to Democrat for 8 months. Name town x state offer expires october a sudden death of mrs. Addie e. Stull mrs. A Lilic e. At Eil 07 years a highly esteemed resident of Thia Section died suddenly at Lier Home at smell inn of wednesday evening of last week. When her son Clyde Stull assistant station agent at the p. R. H. Depot went to supper at o clock wednesday evening mrs. Stull complained of illness but the attack apparently passed and she was feeling belter when her son resumed to work. At on groins to the Back door of the pm of found Mother in Law seated in the Steps apparently in Ari. Unconscious condition. Neighbors carried the aged lady inside and or. Chadwick was summoned but life was extinct before the physician s arrival. Death was due to apoplexy and it is thought mrs. Still was seized with the attack As she was going out to feed some doves in the Back Yard. Mrs. Stull was born in Warf raw n. 7. August 16, 1852. Nearly so years ago she was United in marriage e. Stull at eld red and soon after the family moved to East Smethport where they continued to reside. To Thijs Union was born three children of whom one son Clyde e. Stull of East sme Liport survives. Her husband a splendid and citizen died two years ago after a protracted illness during which t me mrs Stull was in constant attendance upon the patient a Strain undermined her health to a great degree. Mrs. Still was essentially a Homo woman and her manifold Noble Nurali Suft Lif Iljin. Euro con inanity by the news of her death. She was a charter member of the Smethport Lodge protected Home Circle. She was a devout member of the episcopal Church. The funeral was held at All saints Chapel East Ernut port at o clock saturday afternoon. Rev. W. B. Vandyke officiating. The remains were taken to Eldred where interment was made in Oak Hill cemetery beside the loved husband who preceded Ter. High lights from hollowing arc highlights from the delivered by president Wilson luring the past week in his whirlwind speaking tour of the country in behalf of ratification of the peace treaty. These addresses Are literally taking the country by storm Anil arc lining up popular sentiment for the treaty. The Only people 1 owe any report to Are citizens of the United states and it has become increasingly tour. Rights for the rights of. Women and children find those who were helpless. They spen their lands div Asl aled by an enemy that devoted itself not Only to the Effort of Victory but. To the Effort of terror seeking to terrify he people whom they fought n n re wish to t is t i f y 1 1 j n t they c x e i cited restraint in the terms of to s 1 Reaty. They did not wish to overwhelm any nation and they had no purpose in overwhelming the Neonile. Hut thru did think1 that Jimmy s Back and by the gee John Jas. Daly the Well known local Glass Cutter who left hero in May 1818, when he enlisted in the u. S. Army arrived in Sec Luport monday having n Sec gain accepted a position with the Smethport Glass co., and he is mighty glad to Jet Back while his hosts of friends Are equally Gjud to see him Here and looking so splendidly. Soon after enlisting Jimmy was sent to France where to served with the 3rd artillery corps 1st army group arriving in ample time to help dish up to the huns some of the Brand of fireworks for which Tho 3rd artillery corps was noted. It was pretty hot work at times but by the gee John they never got Jimmy. He arrived from overseas several weeks ago received his honorable Dis charge and has since been visiting life Molher in Piu Burgh. Civil court adjourned yesterday the october term of civil court con Mcneil before judge Bouton in this Borough monday the Jess Lon was largely attended and a Large number of cases Weic on the to Clit. But by the settlement of several cases Anil by putting Over to the next term a num Ber of cases the week s business was neatly facilitated and an adjournment was reached yesterday afternoon. The damage action of Henry Picu Ard is. Lumen Mahony took up the i eater of tuesday and in the end the parties concerned got Rogelb or and settled the Mailer by the de find and paying the sum of in the Case of mrs. H. I. Kohout is. A. J. Drake a verdict wan found for the defendant. Fir8t Baptist Church Rev. Guy l. Margeson pastor prayer meeting thursday evening a m. Sunday school teachers meting Friday 8 p. Sunday services As follows sunday school a. Tuesday will Tell the Story. Next tuesday will Tell the Story. Tho rim Arles on that Day will bring to an and a hotly waged Campaign All a found. One that stands almost Unwar a lolled in county political history and whatever the. Outcome May by no in Ucic Soful candidate can say that he out out through Lack at Effort for buy have All been on the Job every minute. It been a Campaign in which Tho democratic Side of the Fence Lias delved no Little amount of amusement Roin Tho outset witnessing Tho wild crumble for. Place on Tho Homi lican ticket by Tho horde of hungry Candy Ules of that Creed who have heard or Magl Ned they heard the Call of Tho Rosariel for their services. When Olevea full out honest men receive heir did we say thieves to Nikant on the democratic Side there has ecu Little tendency to contest for places on the ticket for the various county Oft Ces. For the two nominations for coun y commissioners Thon. H. Clark of Loal master and prominent citizen of meth sort county commissioner Thoa. Flaherty of Bradford Ira Mccarthy of Eldred and .1. P. O Connors f port Allegany Are Tho lending con est ants. All gentlemen Nova. It up n. Clean straightforward Cam in Len and whoever the successful candidates Are they will receive Tho Loyal and undivided support of their party. Frank Burdock of Smethport is Sura of the democratic nomination for county auditor and la equally sure of election next november. To is the present incumbent of this office and in a capable. And conscientious of Cal who deserves re election. For the nomination for sheriff application made. For a charter has been Lieut. Cramer will give spectacular air plane exhibitions Over the fair grounds. Array Ruments have been made for the aviators to use a Well adapted Field on the farm of e. D. Comes for a starting and Landing ground. The two sex army officers will Fly from Bomus Point to Smethport this morn ing in time for the afternoon exhibition. In to their program of trick flying messes Emery and cram or will make several passenger carry ing flights. Passengers will be taken up for a fee of the race program for this after 1 noon and tomorrow will be a county race Farmers race running race1 and motorcycle race. Tomorrow the Parade of livestock always interesting will occur. Smethport men secure Fine Well Fine Well was completed by con Ictor a. H. Hyatt of Smethport of r the eclipse Oil company which is composed of Smethport lies tin the Turner lease of that com Pany at Wixford. Monday. The Well which has every indication of being Good for a big Oil production will be shot Friday. The. Eclipse company is composed of Jas. Mckean Jas. Nel Lis and w. Ii. Hungerford of this Bor Ough. Try the Democrat for the Best Job printing. You. After All Tho various angles n which you have heard the treaty up perhaps you would like to know what is in the treaty. I find it it ought to be burned into be consciousness of men forever that no people ought to permit its government to do what the German government Jet this Sermon will be a continuation of last sunday morning s Sermon. Evening worship p. M., subject coming to this will be the last of the series on the pro Digal ome Pori a contract e. Street Bridge awarded t. F. Hungiville on monday the county commission ers awarded the contract for the Erec Tion of a new Bridge on East Street connecting this Borough and Rast Ough his bid being the lowest of three received for the Job. The superstructure will be 103 feet Long Anil 23 feet wide. It will be of steel with Concrete floor the Roadway to be paved with Brick. The Roadway will be 18 feet wide and the Side Wall of feet in Width. The Cost will be u is expected that the Structure work will be started in the near future. Very difficult in Reading some of the speeches that i have read to form any j "1 no astonished at sortie of the Conception of that great j statements i see made about this it is a document unique in Tho trealy and the truth is that they Are history of the world for Many Orcas sons and 1 think i cannot do you a better service or the peace of the world a better service than by Point ing. Made by persons who have not read the treaty or who if they have read it have not comprehended its mean "1 wonder if some of the opponents of Tho league of nations have for gotten the promises we made our peo fires lighted at Smethport Glass factory firs were lighted at the Smethport window Glass factory this week Anc is expected that this big Industry will resume operations about two from next monday. This Plant which has been completely remodeler during the past year. During which time Gas producers have been installed is now one of the most modern and Complete Glass factories in the United states. For Sale two team i Fine work horses. Miller Brothers adv. Of Norwich. A. Fathers and Sisters and wives and sweethearts that we were Takim those men to fight a War which would end business of that sort and if we ing out to you just what this treaty contains and what it seeks to do. In the first place my fellow countrymen. It seeks to punish one of theople before we went to that peace greatest wrongs Ever done in history table. We had taken by processes the wrong which Germany sought to of Law the Flower of our youth from do to the world and to civilization every Countryside from every House and there ought to be no weak and we told those mothers and pose with regard to the application of the punishment. She attempted an intolerable thing and she must be made to for the attempt. The terms of the treaty Are severe but they arc not unjust. I can testify that the men associated with me at the peace conference in Paris had it in their hearts to do Justice and not wrong but they knew per haps Wilh a More vivid sense of what had happened than we could possibly know on this Side of the water and Many solemn covenants which Ger Many had disregarded the Long preparation she had made to overwhelm her the utter kl4srepard which she had shown for human

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