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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - September 16, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean volume Xiv Democrat publishing co., inc. Fbuubiieh3 Smethport pa., thursday september 16, 1920. Per year. No. 38. Best fair in years is assured Only bad weather can spoil its Success record breaking number of race horses of better Quality than Ever before Mon Ster Midway great exhibit of Stock air plane flights every Day Friday this Section s big exposition the sixteenth annual my Kean county pair and races is now in full swing in this Borough. With All race classes filled with the largest collection of hordes Many of them with record Marks been at any fair in this Section this season with an Gnu silly excellent array of exhibits in All High class free acts and a record breaking Midway the 1920 fair will go Down in history As the Banner meet of recent years if not in the history of the association. The Only tiling necessary the elation. The Only thing necessary to assure the Complete Success of the fair is for the weather to remains favourable which will result in record breaking attendance a everyone who has attended comes away a concessions. Music is furnished by the carnival company s own uniformed band and the Palm Rove enter in ors also furnish musical inspiration on the Midway. There s plenty of fun on the Inido Friy this year. Following is the program for the balance of Tho week wednesday Pace ?300 purse. Trot purse. Running Taco purse. Thursday. Pace phase. Trot purse. Running race purse. Friday Pace. Purse. Running1 race purse. County race purse. Firemen s Day. Following is the program for fire men s Day Friday meeting at Tho Hose House 12 noon. Parade starts from court House at p. M. Tug of War will take place on the fair grounds at 2 p. M. One half mile relay race by five men at 3 if p. M. The fair opened tuesday. Althou j splendid exhibits. Go there was no race program schedule there have been years when de for that Day a. Large crowd of local people availed themselves of the of there were As Many exhibits at the said county agent p. S. the Man to the writer yesterday but Nev to compare with this port Unity to View the sights of different departments to witness the or a display Fine program of free acts and to watch year s in Quality.11 the opinion of the exhibitors putting the final touches j this expert will be endorsed by All their displays. At the time the Democrat s close Thia wednesday morning All and pens Are i who visit the grounds. The livestock forms i horse sheep Swine and poultry Sheds filled with blooded classes for the races which Start today specimens. The sheep display is and continue for the balance of interesting Dennis meet Are filled assuring the finest farm Herd of Eldred which attracted races witnessed in this Section of the great attention last year is again on country in years. Horsemen Welcome display this year. It consists of 22 the Smethport fair Back into the list head of prize Dairy cattle. In connect of fair holding race meets and As a. Tion with the display or. Dennis is result some of the Best horses in the conducting a Dairy lunch supplied by country Are Here. The owners As in the milk of these Fine cows Early years of the meet Are Strong fort the farm Bureau has an interesting and especially is the gement. J exhibits of the juvenile department there Are thirty five horses entered Corn and potato club work. To Day in the trotting1, pacing and running events and the managements of Nigbor tvs fairs which have been troubled wednesday the fourth annual live Stock judging contest will be held. First prize will be a pure bred hol with shortage of horses Are wondering Stein Bull calf Given by d. L. Dennis How the local management did it. I of Eldred. The livestock Parade will As a matter of fact the local Man a be held thursday. Gement up to. Last week was worry the space under the grandstand is ing Over the Lack of entries. Taxed to its capacity with an unusual week Hon. R w. Hilton a president of i by Attr Active array of Booths. The association came to the Rescue. Exhibits of farm produce of fancy accompanied by his brother John i needlework and samples of the Culi Hilton the fairs at Warren Little nary Art Are splendid and a person can and Westfield were visited. As i profitably put in considerable time in a result of this trip horse owners at these interesting departments the fairs mentioned on learning state College has an excellent sex these Well known horse fanciers were Hibit and among the machinery sex again connected with the local meet i Hilts the display of milking machines abandoned their plans of going to of Cleveland tractors attract con meets and headed for Smethport Sid Erable attention. The w. C. T. U. Tho majority of the horses entered at has a rest tent near Tho grandstand three above named fairs Are now in plenty of entertainment. Smethport and the stables at the fair j to fair Patron can complain of any grounds Are now taxed to full Capac i Lack of entertainment this year. The qty. While other fairs have Only been free Dictson the stage in front of the Able to secure two or three runners j grandstand Are of an unusually High six running horses Are entered in the class. The raymonds two ladies and Archie Menser ply Burnet in Cas explosion sunday morning about 0 o clock former resident died. I Ort a w. Hacked of 74 Foreman Street Bradford for years a i known Anil Rose ecu to resident of sme Thorl died tit id Denly saturday night. Hackett of Tho Pioneer k of this part of Tho country nil for u no Nyht of Cui h afar no r in Keating township afterwards moving Archie of Smeu port was j to Smethport where lie ran n Rostau lilo victim of a explosion and sus j unit for a time and was also engaged Nino yearn ago lie went to Headford and entered the. Pm of Jov nerd and Seyfang and was trained injuries of Ture. Or. Mouser had been engaged making to a hot plated faithful and popular employee of that Little boy s close shave with death Louie Zera Cox son of Zern Cox who lives in Trio Flat Over w. C. Daly s store lit the Corner of Mechanic and escape i Mill streets incl a miraculous from death inst thursday. The Little fellow who is about four old. Was Riding a trl Cycle Down at the Home of mrs. Okerlund who j Plant during his residence in Grade on Mechanic Street when a lives across the Street from the men Ford. The news of or. Lack Eta end turned the Corner in front ser Home. There was a Gas leak under the floor of the room where he had been working and to determined to find and repair the defective connection. H is presumed that he lit a match in the search for the leak and an explosion occurred or. Menser being Al most enveloped in the flame. Den death was received with sincere sorrow in Smethport and the bereaved family have the sympathy of the Community. Or. Haikou is survived by his wife Ormanda Hackett three sous James a. Hackett of Smethport j. B. Hack Ett of Detroit arid Leon l. Hackett of Bradford a daughter mrs. Effle of him not 6to" the tricycle although the car which was occupied by some people from Emporium was running at a moderate rate of Speed. Consequently Zera on Tia tricycle ran directly under Trio car and witnesses gasped with horror a it eee Mecl certain the child would to killed. Case of commissioners continued. Or. W. A. Ostrander quickly James of Bradford and one brother summoned and found that his put ont Judson Hackett of Smethport. Very severely burned about tile face neck right Arm and his right hand being burned in an order of boilermakers. Tho automobile was quickly stopped and the Little fellow picked up and or. Had been very severely burned about or. Hackett was a member of la Lockly summoned who inter Fauntl a Lent although badly bruised frightened and shaken up Luule buc dlr had no Bones broken or serious Back in. 11. C. And of Loral to. 700, was specially painful manner. The doctor j dressed the Burns and made the suf the funeral was held at his Lute memorial for the late Sheridan Gor ton presented monday. The september term of civil court i convened at the court House in this Borough monday. A Large number of cases Are on the. Docket and the Atten Home in Bridford at 10 a. M. Wednes i Forer an comfortable As possible and Day he Rev. Or. Collins of the Brad of the opinion hat his patient will broke Bone in his foot. J wednesday n team of Ball players from this place went to my. Dance is unusually Bifi. The cases i Jowett and played with the team at Ford m. E. Church officiating. Tho remains were brought to Smethport and Laid at rest in Hose Hill cemetery. For a Roosevelt memorial. Bradford Spencer m. De Golier has been authorized to solicit of a. M. Marsh and , sex that place As a feature of the carnival and accept contributions to the Koose county commissioners against me and Celebration held in that place last veil memorial association and to in Kean Canity growing out of surcharge j week under the auspices of the p. O. Of on items of expense connected with it. The Smethport team contained the installation of electric plants in the Only a few of the regulars Ana was county buildings was continued. A Defeated the score being 10 to 3. Number of other cases were also continued. A memorial for the late Sheridan Corton of Smethport was presented by the game was particularly discs Roll members therein. Tho association s work is non partisan and nation wide. Each contributor of a Dollar or More is enrolled As a member and receives a. Certificate of membership on urics and he is now although some what sore nearly recovered from his hurts. The tricycle was twisted in Al Noat every conceivable form and Tho boy s escape from death or serious injury was Little Short of marvelous. No Blomo whatever is attached to the people in the touring car who did not see to boy until he crashed into them terrible storm at Niagara Falls. Bradford Era Congress Man and Are. E. J. Jones their Chil Trout however As an injury sustained who his engraved a portrait of colonel n Walter Kilbury All by Paul Denning the Star outsider Roosevelt. Of this escape from dentil or serious injury in inc Terrina electrical storm which swept Niagara Falls sat veiny. The ii arty motored the Falls that Day and bad just a win that of of the line a committee on resolutions consisting up for the rest of the season. Of j. K Lullin c. To. Catlin and f. D. He was playing Center Field which a Gallup. There were appropriate particularly rough piece of ground Marks by uie court and members of at ?.it. Jewell and while runing for a the bar. The memorial was adopted stepped into a. Depression in placed. On file and a. Copy ordered sent bund and injured his left foot. In this connection the following Edl Tor Iii recently published in Collier s weekly prove of the gov emment of Cuba has acted 1 to or Gorton s widow. Lighting again to fore. He caught the Ball and played i More innings before the pain of his injury became unbearable or. A Well known citizen of Smethport j Cleveland of my. Jewett examined his has handed the Democrat the follow foot and found a Bone broken. Upon ing timely communication which we his return to Smethport or. Hamilton pass on to our Smethport readers who will undoubtedly find food for thought in Tho contents editor without ques Tion the people making up the Popula Tion of this Borough Are interested in reduced the fracture and the injury is improving although Paul will have id use crutches to get about for the next few weeks. He Hopes foot will be in shape so that he May participate in Basket what those from other towns think j Ball games this Winter with the Strong and say of us and our Beautiful town j team which Buckhall Post american with this thought in mind 1 pass on legion proposes to place on Tho court to you what was said to me a few Days ago by a tourist who stopped Here for a Short time. He said i have travelled last three months passing local running races and a racing Clas a Man have a remarkable array of sic is promised in this event each Day. J stunts in the line of Iron jaw work and when president Hilton and produced a successful organized on the Slack wire. The Fishers lady fair the and Man have a bicycle act that is a first year in an incredibly Short period thriller. Harry Wheadon presents of time be gained the reputation of j wonderful Slack wire and balancing foe ing a Miracle Man in directing fair facts. In the air Lieut. Emery Brad meets. He has again sustained his Ford 6 daring aviator is providing air reputation in this respect this year. As a result of the canvass conducted plane thrills each Day. He performs every it is possible for an aviator by or. Hilton to sell blocks of 50 set to perform. He also carries Passen son tickets to representative men of Gers. The Landing Field is at the . The county which they can distribute i farm on the Valley Road below East among their friends the response waa i Smethport. Most Gratifying in All sections show Tho Smethport band is furnishing ing that the people of the county Are interested in a fair on it larger scale. Music in Tho grandstand and is presenting a splendid array of musician a. Largest Midway in history. The Midway is the largest on record. Over of Eenon tickets have been disposed of in this manner. Everything Points to a record break j in addition to a Large number of con ing attendance thursday. On Friday Cessions of ail kinds 600 feet of front a Large number of my Ocean county vol ago a occupied by the a. J. Bloch for the through and stopping Over night in a great number of villages and Small cities Rind in none have i been More impressed with the natural beauties splendid scenery Ideal summer climate and magnificent Homes that exist Here in neither have i enjoyed a More Homelike hotel anywhere than it was my Good Fortune to Slop at Here. Your business places show up Well and your school buildings Are unusually Good. Those of you whom it was my Pood Fortune to meet impress me of the finest but notwithstanding All these , your town has t enough Money to hire me to Ive Here and carry n lantern what has become of the canopus club it would appear that an organization that can raise a thousand Dol Lars in As Many minutes for improving a Highway to Pel us out of town might put Over some method of Mak ing it Safe to be out of doors after Sun set. If the Borough is in Euch a Finan Cial condition As to make it impossible to Aid Why not go at it in the same Way the improvement was accomplished. Any method such As begging our merchants to please allow Timeir front lights to Burn during the night would help some and it might be pos sible to work out a plan whereby the residents of each Street would Chip in sufficient to Light their own Street. Personally t am getting on through the Good assistance of a coat Oil inn Tern but the darn thing Eton kit and t naturally want to shed it. Citizen. Untener firemen will be present in uni form to participate in the Parade and program of firemen s Day at the fair. Shows an attraction of Merit. Am Ong the attractions Aro a new new Eli Ferris wheel Tan the departments of Kane port Gany and and sufficient interest May be Lory Rhow London Wai show to have Smith port show athletic show and the j. J. Johnston was injured. J. .1. Johnston the laundry Man caught his hand in a machine at the. Laundry Plant monday Forenoon and Alle go swings All rifling devices and lit. Jewett expect attend following shown society circus my is a result Cut the top from one of his mar or. Burg Chadwick attend other cd Tho injury. Next season. Baseball news of the week. The Smethport baseball team can t get away from that Hoodoo seventh in Ning. They held the Oil country team to a tie 2-2 until the seventh in Ning at Rixford last sunday and then the usual smash up occurred and away went the old Ball game port players could not make smell Hulk in the pinches but they could make errors therefore n not her defeat is Chalk old a Pinsl Thorn by a 7-3 score. Clark and Hull were on the firing i for Smethport and Andrews of Tioli Var burned them Over for the Oil coun try outfit. There Waw a Good crowd of Srnel Henrt rooters on hand. Next sunday the Smethport team will give Bast sme Liport n Chance to pet of Van at the of nor grounds at o clock. Enst Smethport is sure that it in n Como h Nek and make it 50-50 on d f Fen t and the Pace that team has struck gives it a fighting Chance. Mckenna the bribe Ruth of the East end. Continues to give the Ball some mighty Wallops and the in Kors peelers and others Are also Strong with Tho stink while Smethport is minus the services of various due to absence and injury. The game next sunday should be a Blinder As both sides Are anxious to win. In a Rochester Hospital. Our esteemed townsman j. S. Hull landlord of the Wright House is in a Hospital in Rochester n. Y., taking a course of treatment for blood Poison ing. Or. Hull s feet Are afflicted but is is hoped that careful treatment and skilled attention Wilt cure the ailment. Uncle Joe a Host of friends Are hoping that he soon regains his usual Good health and become Able to re sume his useful activities. Wanted to rent House for Small family inquire trod Milroy Smethport a. Aduf. Officially to erect a statue of Roosevelt in Prospect Park when the storm in Havana to put up a Roosevelt me Morial at ban Juan to place his portrait a every school and in other which seemed u mixture of Tornado and cloudburst l broke with terrific. I Force. Ways to Honor an american who was Cuba s Friend. We Are touched by in Tho Park fact that another Republic has so commemorated a Man of our Home but perhaps not so deeply touched As by Tho fact that individual men women and children of that Island have Given spontaneously to the Roosevelt memorial fund More . To us it appears strange indeed that to Little emphasis has been place. De upon that Quality of Roosevelt that More than any other of his will re main undying in memory. It was his Faith in Mankind. No Man had greater Opportunity than he to see the Sions the weaknesses the follies the i the storm uprooted hundreds of one of these in falling grazed the Jones car. Tho occupants of the car immediately be Hind believed at first that the Brad Ford party had been crushed beneath the tree. The congressman s family succeeded in getting out without in jury to themselves or the car Tiow Ever. Part of tha Buffalo express s account of the storm follows Prospect Park and Goat Island on the american Side and Queen Victoria on the Canadian Side of the River were wrecked shortly after 4 o clock this afternoon when a Terl Filc electric pretences Tho hypocrisies of men Rafn storm with a the kept his affection and his Faith and of a Tornado s Hope untouched by bitterness Lyndul Ilse american and Canadian Niagara Gont Loving patient like Lincoln s. It is Over the memories of such rare human spirits that the Rivers affection flow of making Good Progress on Valley Road. Since Tho Concrete work was frontiers. No loss of life or serious injury to persons due to the storm has been reported. Giant Trees in the Queen Victoria and Prospect Parks and on Goat is land were uprooted their trunks snap Ped by Tho Force of the wind Wyllo others wore by bolts of lightning. De by the Warren a Moore construe j i Tho wind storm lasted Only about ten Tion co. On last week. The Farmers Valley nearly 700 feet of Ron minutes but after it had passed the two Parks and the Island Crete was Vinici the latter part of last Holch Ai c the of Tho week and a Good Start has been wore damaged. It this week. One mixer in being Clear the clo h is located at Herzog s Cor ners and working towards Farmers Valley. H is expected that this stret-1 of of will Complete in Short communicated. Tho Democrat is in receipt of the Fol Bris into years to restore the Beauty of Tho Parka. Timo. As a result it will be to keep the a Rordell Road Between let port and Bradford open at All times to traffic next summer while the improvement of the Row Hill and the Kmic Lii port to Farmers Valley Ore in lowing communication from an Ester mod Smethport lady Friend in the Garden of Eden when god pronounced a upon the three roads eve and satan satan he said the seed of Tho woman Christ shall Bruise thy 3rd 14-15. Now its Ler voters is our time to make Strong Well directed blows at the head of our common graft and All forms of selfishness. Beware of new Bridge nearly ready. Contractor t. F. Him Tville has Fin j cd work on the new East Street Bridge Between this Borough and East Smethport. Next week the Brick j pavement will be Laid on the Roadway friends who May come to us and the Fine new Structure will soon i gifts for our vote be ready to accommodate traffic. The i los a and be real help Concrete floor has been Laid and i. Of a nature to withstand any kind of Iraq Fly. The Concrete is reinforced crop rods every six inches and with thirteen rods running the length of the Structure. The Iron work is All Bent to join 1050 Bonds of the network. Autumn millinery Ntow ready for your inspection. A Rorr Tinl invitation to All. Mrs. White adv. Of. To our faithful Brothers who have for so borne the Burden and heat of political Battle with the evil one alone. Lot us make ourselves intelligent As to the character and Yves of those per sons Ivhon Are suggested to us As being to proper ones to be placed in our Public with conscientious purpose of heart let us dare to do special offer for Short time Democrat 6 months for the

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