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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - September 15, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The dem Witt this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper the Democrat covers the entire news Field of Mckewin. It Aims to be your paper. Volume co. Is. Smethport pa., thursday september 15, 1921 per year. No 37. The seventeenth annual Mckean county fair and races threw open its Gates to the Public tuesday. This year s exhibition to a record breaker and Ideal weather conditions a tremendous attendance in a warranted. Exhibits in All depart ments a re fully up to the High stand Ard of former years. In spite of the fact is not generally consider _ de a Good agricultural year. The first time the local fair is being conducted As a. Day and tie arrangement pro Mises to popular one. No admission la charged at night and the crowds Are devote their u attention to the Midway Ali ice. Is the greatest in Tir tory consisting of the copping amused edit com Pany s attractions and numerous other concessions. Current la furnished for the my ads of Eie Tirie lights which illuminate the Midway Bright As a. Delco generating unit fur dished by f. Of Bradford distributor of these famous lighting systems for Section. The Carni _ company also own several Power units for some of its Many attractions the races Start wednesday after noon if rms of the Democrat close and continue thursday and . A Large of fast been entered for the various eve splendid Taeng. Programs Are As the Only meet in this Section of r of the. Sport of Kings piano elites and Owtis through this less efforts of thanks. To tire Hilton a few Timineri arid1 tie reputation for Square dealing to horsemen the local fair enjoys i Fermat Many brought their horses to the local fair in preference to other fairs in this Section where larger purses an being offered. This year is last Many owners brought their horses to Smith port by truck. Surprising Are the splendid exhibits of blooded horses Swine and poultry illustrating the rapid continued on Page 8, col. 3 Anent expressions paper excited Over others affairs our More or less esteemed Conte Crary expresses regret at the Munfor Unate excitement Wilch prevailed in he Vicinity of that pillar of the peace id Community weal one night recent y. The score or so subscribers who still Ake the Miner like air through Hab at no time seriously will be sur prised at the Organ expressing anything even regret. The majority of citizens will also wonder How the immaculate itinerant imported meteor who presides Over the destinies of the Miner finds time from has non too certain Field of to moralize or pass judge meetup on the acts i of mothers. Per haps a Halo is concealed beneath the u our want mass of tresses which adorn that Pari of his Anatomy farthest from he aground. As it is generally understood that heh said 1. M. Entertains a pronounced aversion to fighting or violence of any particularly manifested itself during tie period 1917 to Jis interest in affairs that concern him not is hard to understand. A flush of modesty should suffuse the Chubby Cheeks of this beardless journalistic tree Lance at his presumption in com mitting the Miner to aside from correcting or apologizing Friend has few More after you no resided on this sphere a years he will learn that the average individual has his pretty nearly full if he minds his arid minds it Well. The Democrat apologizes to its read. Era for devoting so much Good space help server ing As an to a journalistic thing the existence of i High the majority of persons had almost forgot ten., however in View of the Biak Pard methods of opposition Aminat Street arid iyar ranted Elbes published in a Frame of mind where it will no Binger turn its Cheek. If we can not Dwe in peace with Pur Are cer tally willing to allow him to suit i own convenience in the matter. V7 have no doubt that further expression from him will to breathlessly awaited for profound thoughts must Surg through that hairy dome like Lik Skippers through a cheese. W. T. Callar dead former Well known Rhet port passed away last week. Resi or. W. T. Callar of Woodbine n. J., who has been in ill health for some time died of heart disease at the George Washington Hospital on August 29. Or. Callar. Was bom in Kane pa., nov Ember 21, 1841. He was a graduate of Pennsylvania Institute of pharmacy. In 1892 he purchased the Summers farm near Sterling va., and had been a resident of Loudoun county until about a year ago when he returned to new Jersey on account of ill health. Surviving him Are his wife Orpha g. Callar two daughters mrs. W. E. Al expander of Randolph. N. T. Miss Eva callar of n. And two sons Vernon g. Callar of Falls Church a. And or. Donald callar of Staunton a. Or. Callar was a Mem her of Mckean Lodge no. 388, Elk chapter 730 Orient Council no. 30, Knapp commander knights Templar no. 140, and Caldwell consistory scottish rite masonry of Bloomsburg a. Masonic funeral services were held at Harper s cemetery Harper s ferry w. A. August times. Leesburg. Va., sept. 8. Older residents of Smethport will remember or. Callar Well and will be to learn of his . For a number of years he conducted a store in thin Borough and built Brick Bull dip on now cup cd by the Star theater. Escaped flood news of the terrible flood which devastated san Antonio Texas Las week taking a toll of hundreds lives and causing millions of Dollar property loss caused the Many Smith port friends of or. And mrs. Alia Park formerly of Smethport now res Identa of san Antonio great anxiety until reassuring word was receive from them. Following news of sat urday morning s flood mrs. T. Camp immediately sent a Telegram t the Parks. On tuesday a message a received from them stating that the were Safe and that their property a escaped damage from the flood. M Park is head of the Park Oil a company in which local parties Are e pensively interested which is operating in the Vicinity of san Antony Home from Turkey the Concrete work on the Smethport o Row City Highway was completed ii essay evening. The first mixer completed the stretch from Coleville to Corners tuesday morning and the second mixer working up the ill from Coleville Rew City n evening. Thus the major part f Long washed for Smethport to Bradford Highway becomes a fact. He stretch from Smethport to Rew it y is ten Miles in length and part f it1 from this Borough to Herzog s orders has been opened since the fore part of july. It la expected that the entire stretch to Rew City. Will be of ried for traffic the fifteenth of octo Ier. On the other. Side of hew Hill the state Highway department is Luil Dong he Road from Rew City to the Concrete Highway out of Bradford. The foun lation has been completed and the top overlong of Hillside Brick is being Laid. He state experts Promise to fave Thia Tretch completed not later than nov Ember 1st, and then the Complete Smethport to Bradford improved High Way will be reality. The Warren Moore construction company has made rapid Progress on his route under the direct Ion of supt m. A. Ald Rich. Or. Al Rich came to Smethport with the reputation of being a having broken All state records on a Job county last season. He has sustained Hia reputation Here. The. Smethport 6_.Rew City Road is a splendid piece of Highway construction it ales tie bad features of Rew Hill Road for Many years the terror of motorists James m Cabb finds excite ment on Board destroyer Mccabe of the u. S. Navy nor led horns last Friday for a thirty Days furlough. He is a member of he Crow of the destroyer Humphries Inist for a number of months past has Jenji stationed in turkish Waters spending much time in constantinople fames who enlisted with company c of Bradford at the outbreak of the world War saw intensive service with inf. In France. After participating in the stirring campaigns of li6i 28th division and escaping enemy by duets he was wounded the last Days of the War when a charge of enemy shrapnel wrecked an Atn balance in sch he was being taken Back to a for medical treatment making , As Well As a medical r. L.0ri is discharge from the army Jim me promptly enlisted in the Navy. He has1, seen history in the making in rus see. And later in Turkey. He describes the thrilling life on Board one of Uncle Sara s saucy Little torpedo Craft As the Humphries and the destroyer Kane arrived in new York from tur key about a week ago. The Kane Wae damaged by an explosion while in tur Waters recently. Jimmie thinks the will return to the East future. American Squadron in has been kept Busy during the War Between the greeks am turkish nationalists looking after a tie rican interests. Jimmie says the sir Mathiea of the average american gob of the Squadron is with the turks. The Turk he says is Cheval a fighter. The greeks and a not going to Tell wha 4 Stid. Jimmie says tie forces 9 by entire new Grade from Coleville us the Mil co Jevelle up the e1 Hill. Is located on lie he turkish. Nationalists Are compose. If a aptly collection of who equipped arid drilled. How Are now being whipped semblance an frown a Scenic standpoint in this Section of the state. From now on it will be necessary for motorists Smethport and Bradford to Detour around by i Nard run due to the state operations. Port Road state superintendent of highways for Mckean county p. L. Scott has worked out some splendid improve ments on the Smethport to port Alle Gany Highway. A Force of men has completed a big fill at the devils Elbow and widened the Roadway several feet eliminating the danger of the curve at that Point. Several narrow Bridges Are also being widened and the improvements Are of a nature greatly appreciated by the Travelli Public. Terry Hungerford popular Young couple United in Riga monday morning. The will be an enjoyable even much interest is being manifested 1 the concert to be Given at the next monday evening by Corder. Famous Soprano under the auspices of j. M. Winn local represent native for the famous Edison phonographs. Miss Corder who is Ono of greatest its with the Edison company will ring in comparison with hoi own rec Lemon Stratiner the perfect re creation made possible through or. Edi son s wonderful invention. Miss Cor Dor will be assisted by Robert Velten violinist and Leslie , pianist. Tic Are free and can be secured at the Wiant Jewely store. Hans a. Benson Twenty four years a a Veteran of the world War died at Hie residence la t noon today Rock City. He was born in Colegrove pa., March 11, 1897, and spent the greater part his life in Colegrove. Had oxide his Home in Olean with la brother h. 5. Benson for two years while employed at the p. . Shops and at the vacuum Oil company. He served with co. I. On the mexi can Border and in the world was wounded sept 29, 1918, and re1 turned to this february 1, .919. He had been in poor health for some time due to injuries received while at the front. He leaves surviving his Norma e. Benson his parents mrs. C. M. Benson Colegrove five Brothers Edward and Francis of Olean Leonard of Crosby Donald and Bur Nell of col Grove Sisters mrs. O. W. Hogstedt of Hollywood mrs. H. W. Farmer of Chicago ill he was a sergeant during the Herald tuesday. The funeral was held in Olean wednesday morning and interment was made in that City. Sergeant Benson had a distinguished War he was with private Scowden of Fann ers Valley when that Young Man was mortally wounded being severely wounded himself. In spite of the fact that part. Of his Arm had been blown off sergeant Benson Rerisi aimed with his Comrade until uie very Jast carrying him Back to the american stiff v Wother act civil court the september civil court convened before judge Jos. Boti ton at the court in rough monday. The business of this session was lightened by settlements being footed in several and a of suits being Oon Tuturea i women Aurora served the first time in the Kean county Courti and Ore now a Reg ular court institution. Miss Theresa Olson of Ludlow had of ing the first woman juror a Wii this county. Miss Olson is i Ieather. The second woman juror Wao mrs. Orton of ship. Both served on a jury called of return verde cute in two cases against sergeant township in1 ments had previously been agreed up on contending parties. So jury a finding in each Case was purple n matter of a intone of Agnea and Thorn As a Harris against town Abib of sergeant . To the of Row against the same the verdict amounted to Twenty three jurors were dance at of whom men. Twelve Baa been drawn bal Tbs majority were excused from service Ivy judge Boulom. On monday judge Bouton meted out the first sentence i Joeed under Tho Tippner prohibition enforce Merit not in this county. Tracy Smith proprietor of the Campbell House it Jewett pleaded guilty to the illegal Sale of was sentenced a flue of 1600 and m ont i is u did t make this said judge sentence a Ress of pro the p res in of is Over. Foh owing the capture 6f ish. Med by the Turkey recently the nation Alist commander promptly cent for the american naval forces to take charge of an orphanage Malta Ned by the far East Relief where orphans were being cared for. The Humphries was one of the boats dispatched to is med and for some time the Yankee forces and the turks were encamped Side by Side. James said that not one unpleasant incident marred the stay of the e american Blu jackets and that so far As he could observe the turks de their prisoners and charges the utmost consideration. With purchased handsome Home a Deal was consummated in this Bor of Fth saturday by which or. C. purchased from ii. A. That gentleman s handsome residence prop erty in East , one of the finest properties in tint Foj town. Consideration was so.001. Or. Ami mrs. Have mov Orl into new residence. Johnsonburg Defeated. At the Smethport Community Field tuesday evening the Hap Earhl at St. Elizabeth s parochial residence monday morning sept. 12, at o clock Hev. Or. P. Donohue solemnized the marriage of miss Bernice Terry daughter of mrs. Mary b. Terry and William Russell hunger Forti Well known Young people of this Bor Ough. Attendants were miss Beatrice Terry sister of the Bride and Carleton Kohn. The Bride was become ugly at tired in a. Brown travelling costume. The Bride is one of Smith ports most charming popular Young ladles who is generally beloved by residents of this Community. For some time past she has efficiently filled an important clerical position it the county com missioners Allce. Or. Hungiville who is a son of or. And mrs. In. H. Gerford is a splendid Young Man. Who holds a position of inspector with the slate Highway department being attached to the District Oit Lre in this Borough. During the War he saw extensive service with the United states Navy. Following the Here Many m a country club plans for the organization of a coun try club in Smethport mentioned in a recent Issue of the Democrat Are rapidly assuming definite form. E. E. Drake informed the Democrat monday evening that 75 citizens of the town had already promised to join the club. Or. Drake who has taken the initiative in launching the country club movement states that there Are sever Al splendid farms available in this immediate Vicinity where a splendid Golf course could be constructed. Golf has become the reigning sport with a Large number of Smethport citizens who must now visit the country chips of surrounding towns to indulge in the sport. With the wealth of local enthusiasm for Golf a country club Here would be a. Popular institution. Without a doubt the Smethport country club will be a Rea Ity within the next few months. His brother in jaw Captain lines., o. Jav Hogstedt a a 8 Terl pus Bullet in Ile per Pri Nanh in i duties also up yoked Hans Benson was a Young Man splendid qualities who was Well known throughout this Section and Many friends will be grieved to learn of his demise. had close Call car was forced off the Road and Cap sized near town Friday night. Last Friday night As b. T. Garlick was nearing town in his Pord Coupe he was crowded from the Road near the Chart Wick farm on the Ormsby High Way by another car travelling at a High rate of Speed and went Over a four foot embankment alongside the Road his car turning completely Over. By a Gracie or. Garlick escaped injury and his car was Only slightly damaged Delano comes who was immediately behind or. Garlick in his Overland touring was also forced into the ditch and his car was extricated with difficulty. Edwin Lundholm and John Lar son travelling towards town in the de livery truck of the Lindhorn grocery saw the accidents and obtained a description of tie car driven by the Road the vehicle was an Overland sport Model roadster and bore Ohio License plates. Mil team of that town defeat d the he fast the an untimely strike labourers struck and were promptly paid off by Cohen co. Ai Ishwer suit pending again St Horn. A consequence the surcharge Cabej it Arnst or. Marsh arid i county Corii mass loner Thomaa Flaherty growing out of the Purchase and operation of an automobile from county funds were continued. Tho court granted a motion for vacation of the Coffee run Road Between Willow Creek and sugar run a Dis Tance of about nine Miles and named c. M. Colegrove Abram Kerry and h. G. Burkhaus is viewers. A preliminary injunction restraining Lawrence g. Dana and Anna w. Pal Mer owners of the Oil rights on the Bradford City poor farm from drilling any More Wells on the farm until Tho Legal limit on such drilling shall have been determined and from cutting Oft the farm s Supply of Gas waa grated by judge Bouton the order. Is returnable at Smethport at 10 o clock in the morning of september 28. Youth drops from the sky Smethport visitor last Mcallister Stales that Friday thirty or forty italian work tanks Are repaired a. G. Mcallister superintendent of Tho pumping station of the notional transit company at Colegrove was a Friday. Or. The Etc Nilve Job of repairing the tanks at Colegrove which have not been in use for several years for the reception of consign ments of Somerset Kentucky Oil has been completed. New roofs were placed on sixteen tanks and six others were repaired. I. Mcallister states that the Bier Job was accomplished in fifty Days time which was a record men of the Cohen construction com j Hroar a. Five of the tanks have Al Pany on the Marvin Creek ror l Joi. Ready been filled with Somerset Oil. Struck for an increase of flier in . Tho response of the company to the demand was to promptly Dis mrs. Hungerfond left on a honeymoon journey to Ruff in and Points of inter of charge the strikers and any the suffered broken rib. Melvin a Necly a Young son of or. Off. And mrs. Joseph Mundy of Marvin St. William Cramer local High school student drops from brother s plane during the past summer Lieut. Par Ker Cramer son of mrs. Fannie cram or of East has Oceen thrill ing thousands of people at celebrations throughout this Section of the United states by thrilling exhibitions with his aeroplane. Recently or. Cramer added a. Parachute drop from the Aero plane As in additional thrill to his exhibitions. He has already made a num Ber of successful drops. Accompany ing or. Cramer on this season s tour is his younger brother William need 17, a student of the Smethport High school and last season a Star of Tho s. Ii. S. Football team. Last week mrs. J Cramer received a message from her staling that William had Success fully jumped from his brother s piano with a Parachute during an exhibition in Clarion. The thrilling exploit of the High school boy has attracted much attention. Undoubtedly he is the youngest Parachute jumper in am Erica. Together with several More of their fell while playing be enl Days ago and struck on a piece of pipe fracturing a rib. At first the boy paid no Atten est in Canada at Tho cons Nylon of c to s. J which they will to pc up their Ocsid in pct port. Etolle Freeman left tuesday the Democrat unites with a wide j their for Klarp College where she will he a ii Olof in extending j b Flent this term. Turn tier to this i hippy Young couple. The Democrat c for led. Companions who did not join demonstration. Satin Xiy. The the strikers were All filled by of turks who were recruited 1 the is of Cren this Tion to the Accident bit in a few Days White s millinery. Here you will find Tho seasons choicest offerings in hats patterns in time he suffered such Tho smartest shades a Fine line of pain that or. W. A. Of trend or was con a childrens silk Plush hats at silk suited and the fractured rib discover beavers at and j5.00. Adv 2t mrs. Clair White

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