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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - August 17, 1933, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean county Democrat volume 58 Russell r. Lindsley Smethport pa., thursday August 17, 1933 terms zoo per year. No. 33 Large list of candidates in county Boro c. 0. P. Primary fights full democratic tickets with vigorously waged political contests premised at the party primaries next month and at the general election in november much interest entered on the Mckean county court House in Smethport tuesday the last Day for the filing of nomination papers by candidates. No last minute surprises were recorded. The Republican primary in county and Borough promises to be attendant with bitter strife with Many candidates aspiring to the various offices a county and local. Democrats first on ballot for the first time in twelve Venus the democratic party assumes the position of the major american political party and hence will be Given first place on the official ballots. Have full tickets Why the new Deal by Asher r. Johnson to help War vets readjust service claims former foreign wars head to be at Democrat office Ben f. Ralsky of Bradford past state commander of the veterans of foreign wars will be at the Mckean county Democrat office in Smethport at a Date to be announced in the near future for the purpose of assisting world War and Spanish War veterans. Possessing valid claims for gov deed was the bread and copious was eminent compensation to present the sweat. And it was centuries be j such claims for re adjustment under fore he knew what bread was. I new regulations of the u. S. \ it his shelter was caves in the i Erans Bureau ground roosts in the Trees huts of or. Ralsky has already opened an a Story of 5,000 or perhaps 500,000 years. Then of 500 years. Then of 5 score years. Then of 5 months. Told in 5 chapters read in 5 minutes. Chapter i 5.000 or 500.000 years. A in the beginning Quot primitive Man did indeed have to Quot earn his bread by the sweat of his and scant in in course of time rude office in Bradford to assist deserving veterans to gain the recognition which the government intends they shall receive. He plane to make regular visits to Smethport in connection with the j firemen band apparatus Parade cart off to Kane for today s Parade mud and Cabins. His clothing the skins of wild animals leaves and vines crudely . Straw and by ulv rudely fashioned food the meat of such wild animals As he might kill instead of be commendable work he is now engaged i ing killed by them. And As time in to a a veterans passed he Learned to have j derails de iring to write to Hoij. The Victory flushed democrats will and herds and to Plant and Harvest can address Ben f. Ralsky. Box 134 j have Strong tickets in the Field both crops for food and then to spin flax Bradford a. In the county race and in this Bor and Wool into clothing. A a Ough. For the first time in a number overproduction was unheard of a veterans claims May be of years and that enthusiasm for the on the contrary there was rarely in filed at Bradford office new Deal is spreading generally is Ough of anything. Frequent famines i Bradford aul 15 the Smethport fire department thirty five Strong and the Smethport Banc of sixteen pieces left Early this morning for Kane after a Short local Parade to participate in the big Parade of the Central District Volunteer firemen a association at 10 30 of clock this morning. The local firemen and band both organizations attired in Natty White uniforms made a splendid appearance and should attract favourable attention in the line of Parade in Kane today. F the firemen Are taking one of the Large motor pumper trucks a the Beautiful new Stewart Buffalo piece of apparatus and its hand drawn Parade cart one of the few suah remaining in existence with them to be used in today a Parade. The Parade cart a relic has been repainted and the Metal newly finished by Volunteer craftsmen at the Backus Novelty factory. The four wheel cart carries a Hose reel faced with mirrors Vav hitch is geared to revolve in dazzling manner As the cart wheels turn. New mirrors have been placed in the outer faces and sides of the reel. The Woodwork of the cart has been painted Bright red and the Metal parts have been re finished with Gold Bronze. The cart presents a Beautiful appearance and will surely be a distinct Novelty in today s Parade. This is the first time Smethport has been represented in a firemen a Parade in Many years and the Strong manner in which the firemen Are going to Kane is reminiscent of the spirit of Olden Days. The engagement of the hand was made possible by contributions of local business men auditors end investigation More arrests for theater Stock Sale did. Elva Cooper. Re mrs. Margaret the Mckean county Board of Audi i tors consisting of or j we. S. Beck am Dunn Are nearing the finish of the annual audit of the several accounts an office will s 0f Mckean county at the court House. A Ifni try a amp of 5 i and Slarve Tenn were the order of the be e3tab i3htd Here today a a Clear a Smethport which started last Jam. Democratic tickets ill be presented j world. Machine Power was unknown ing House for Bradford War veterans i a re in the local elections of every county occasionally a ruler or Warrior claims according to announcement the audit was extended several uses year this is a Heath it arises like a it a a Mountain Peak. But made last night. Sex service menus months this year Over former years two will Hohti f f a f ii i a i i problems will be heard by Benjamin due to the fact that the auditors con Fec Stern for Hittle an a Lehn str up Tor sex. Way pa3t state commander of the ducted an exhaustive investigation of demo a Stence. The human brain is level v. F. A a a and John Leonard sender the production of Mckean county Oil cratic primary. Oping very slowly and the millions queers of the veterans adm Nistra u9cn�?z fair to sponsor essay contest for juveniles office opened for Bio coming meet sept. 4-7 this newspaper in conjunction with the Mckean county fair and other newspapers is awarding eight Cash prizes amounting to $15 for the eight Best essays on the question Quot Why i should go to the Mckean county fair a there is nothing to buy nothing to sell nothing to do just write too words on one Side of a piece of let Aper in y our Best handwriting. Mail it it the prize essay editor Mckean county fair fair grounds Smethport a. The contest starts today and closes positively at 12 00 of clock noon sept. 4th. The opening Day of the fair. All essays must be in the mail not later than Midnight of the previous Day. For the next few w weeks different articles will appear in this paper. Read them Over and then write your answer in Clear simple words. Be neat and know your subject. This essay contest will have eight winners. The prize list will be $5 for the first $3 for the second. $2 for the thin and five $1 prizes for the next j beat essays. All awards will be made in front of the grand stamp on tuesday sept. 5, the second Day of the fair which is school Day. The Mckean county fair opens on labor Day and closes thursday night _ a a ,. _ officers a a _ following is the list of those filing Are a forgotten men a and expect to to on Bureau papers for the county j continued on Page 4, column 3 nomination offices democratic president judge John p. Devlin. Esq., Bradford. Clerk of courts a Katherine m. Flynn. Bradford. County treasurer a. J. Denman. Bradford. Jury commissioner a miss Dora Keenan Smethport Frank e. Cantwell Bradford. Republican president judge Hon. J. W. Bouton Smethport Chaa. G. Hubbard. Kane. County treasurer William Beck Bradford James l. Cunningham. Foster township Harry p. Kurtz. Bradford George p. Lull. Bradford Harold k. Lundberg my Jewett mrs water protest hearings Here engineers representing the Borough of Smethport and the Smethport water co., who assembled in Pittsburgh recently to decide the controversy Between the Borough and the w Ater com leases it see arcs that the county has lost the will offer free service to i thousands of dollars in taxes annually veterans in filing claims at the office due to the fact that Sorne prod Ucma of or. Gerald Dewoody. Adjoining the pc ave incomplete reports of actual d. J. Selznick and c. S. Calien of i Pittsburgh who were held in the i county jail at Smethport in default of $2,000 bail each set by Alderman i Fred b Nicholas of Bradford wed i Neslav night of last week w Ere re leased from jail last week. Bail w As furnished through Abe Goodmen of t ,. and Calien. President and 7�?~ at a far Roun it in in Smith Secretary respectively of the Brad or it re theatre co., were brought to Bickert Leonard drug store in Mech Janic Street. Office hours will be Stab fished from 9-11 a. In. And 4-5 and 7-8 gave incomplete report production of leases. It is understood that the investigation has been fruitful of results and p in. Veterans unable to Call at the hat interesting developments w ill office May arrange appointments by j follow which will materially increase dealing 4915. I county tax Revenue and should con according to or. Ralsky. Scores of 9equently. Lessen the tax Burden the claims Are unsettled in this Section Farmers and Small land owners have veterans Are asked to bring All Corre been carrying relating to their cases when comes to pass the Money the extra months of audit Cost ii Well b Edford on wednesday of last week i by state police and were charged i Widi violation of the state securities j cd by Ira g Myers chief Field investigator of the state securities com a i lion. Quot he alleged violation concerned Sal of Stock in the uncompleted a theatre in connection with the Hooker Fulton building. Two More nabbed in Pittsburgh Bradford. Aug. 15.�?two More Stock salesmen in the Bradford theatre co. Venture Are held for the october term Here Are the rules in Brief 1. Read this paper weekly for facts about the fair. 2. Contest open to children Only from the Ages of 6 to 14. 3. Essays must be not More than too words Long. They can be Lees. 4. Essays must be written clearly and neatly on one Side of paper. 5. Write name Street add Rem town age and school Grade at top of paper 6 the judges will be three school teachers selected by the fair officials. 7. Contest starts today and closes they Call to file claims or. Dewoody 31 o 7lc. Will assist the two service officers in i it�?�1 Pany. Will reconvene in Smethport to medical diagnosis spent Morrow and continue their deliberations Friday and saturday. This Mode of settlement Wras Sug Rew City Home coming tested by the Pennsylvania Public Celebration great event service commissioner and accepted by. Go City hustling Mountain top Oil Marion c. Mccann Bradford d. Earl principals following the Borough s oven Beld a wonderfully successful Repine Kane Edgar l Rhone. Brad protest against propf7_a Home coming Day Celebration wednesday with perfect weather conditions and a huge Crow d in attended George Sutton Smethport j. J water tariffs and complaint Over sex Scott Walker Bradford Raymond 1 w Ater service. Woodrum Bradford. Clerk of courts a. Albert Cleveland. Smethport or. D. Emva Cooper Bradford Berle f. Fesenmyer. Bradford Helen c. Rogers. Smethport Joseph r. Carvolth. Bradford. Jury commissioner Ralph c. Hill. Bradford Louis w. Mccloskey Brad Cam p fire girls Are spending week in Park the Nisski Camp fire girls Are a Junior drum corps of Bradford base-1 spending the week in Allegany state Ball games and athletic events Park at three Cabins located on eng a. E. Van Dyke Rector of St. Fish Trail Luke a episcopal Church. Smethport miss Margaret Margaret Hull the delivered the principal address of the Ford Enos h Southwick. Smethport guardian has for Hei assistants miss Day e j. Clark. Ceres. Helen Strong r. A. First Aid instruct Borough ticket Tor miss Harriet Strong councilor nam.1anft in Smethport Borough some Strong and journalist and misses Louise Hull candidates Are aspiring to the Nom and Marjorie Gallup playground Lead Luyun cum Tuuu nations on both democratic and re ers. Publican tickets. J the girls wish to thank All those j there Are no contests on the dem who patronized their sales and helped socratic ballot which presents a Strong in Many ways to make the a reeks a j ticket but an interesting race for j Outing possible Council places is promised on the re mrs. Harry Craft Dies suddenly at Home Here mrs. Finances Craft aged 29, wife of Harry Craft of East Street died last thursday night at 11 30 of clock following a sudden heart attack at the family residence the deceased lady was born Here Ance. On february 26. 1904, the daughter of there were drills by the american or. And or. Henry Mcgavisk of East legion drum corps and the Ben Hur j Smethport she was United in marriage to har of Mckean county court following the of Rwy n 4 essays must be in i apprehension of Mayer Harrison and j a a five 4y sept. 3. J. Minden in the Region 8 a Quot 1>rl2,�?~,. Quot a Quot to Ash a a saturday and the a subsequent hear-1 pro a a a extant. In before Alderman Thomas a. A a a 1 by the judges Anil for than of Pittsburgh. De anal charged with violation of the state securities act. Their bail was set afar catalogues issued $2,000. A office is opened j attorney e. G. Potter of Smethport the Premium catalogues for Theis prosecutor for the Pennsylvania 29th annual Mckean county fair and securities commission in the common races to be held in Smethport sept w East he Scase against officers and salesmen of the theatre company. Injured in Auto crash publican Side. We Halpenny Merle Dickinson. D. Following Are the candidates who comes and John Hull. E. W. Strong have flied petitions in Smethport Bor furnished a truck. Ought a a democratic St. Elizabeth s sunday Burgess Frank Fay. School picnic next monday Council a George Campbell Roy j the Rev. For Urban s. Barrett has a a Laughlin m. Urben Fay and John announced the Date of the annual Pic Mccarthy school directors 2 a Kenton c. Abbey and w. A. Hovis. Auditor mrs. Margaret Daly inspector of election Ray j Day. Emerson Connors local Young Man. Received a fractured shoulder and a cars for the trip were donated by j Buick Coupe he Wras driving a badly by Craft local world War Veteran. On january la. 1922, by the Rev. For. P. J. Donohue at St. Elizabeth a Church this Borough. She had resided in Smethport her entire life. Besides her husband and parents she is survived by the following Brothers and Sisters mrs. Philip Cooney of Coleville. Leonard. Evelyn henry8. Or. And John All of Smethport. The funeral was held at St. Elizabeth a Church monday morning at 9 of clock the Rev. For. Urban s. Barrett pastor of the Church officiating. Interment wag made in the family damaged when the vehicle collided plot in St. Elizabeth a cemetery. We Ith a Plymouth automobile convey Jaing a party of Chicago motorists at the intersection of main and Marvin streets last sunday afternoon. The Accident occurred As a result of the Driver of the Illinois car failing to make the turn of the Roosevelt Highway route As he emerged from Marvin Street and the car shot across main Street directly in the Patti of the Connors car proceeding milk distributors held second Smethport meeting another largely attended meeting of milk distributors of a number of counties of this Section of Pennsylvania. Members of the newly organized milk distributors association w hich is working for stabilization of the milk business in Fine with the National recovery program w As held crude ii Price tikes i another jump of to cents Oil City aug. To a officials of the Sot the Penn Oil co. And the tide-1 w a8er pipe co. Announced that effect j Itie tomorrow they Are increasing the Ipri e of All grades of Pennsylvania i crw in to cents a barrel. The new prices Aref r Radford-allegany�?$2.10 Central pennsylvania�?$202 Southwest pennsylvania�?$1.77. Eureka�?$1,71. I buckey�?Te�?$1.57. Oil men said that with i-7, starting labor Day have been issued. If anyone has missed receiving a catalogue a copy can be obtained by applying at the fair office. The fair office has been opened in the Smethport water co office in the basement of the Hamlin Bank a Trust co. . Exhibitors tickets have been reduced this year from $2.00 to $1.50. Family season tickets Good for four admissions Worth $2 00, Are being offered this year at $125. No season tickets we ill be sold after the fair Gates open on labor Day. Sept. 4th. Boys and girls livestock judging contest at fair the agricultural Extension ass Oclo Pennsyl ton has again arranged for the 17th Vania Grade output running about 4000 annual livestock judging contest at barrels daily below july consumption j the m Kean county far sept. 4-7. I stocks Are being exhausted. This contest has become very popular stocks of Pennsylvania Grade hold among the Young folks and arouses judge of election Joseph Mundy. Republican Burgess Daniel Bacon. Council a. M. Anderson Luey l Burdick. Leo e. Digel h. G. German. Claude Hackett Albert whiter Johnson. John a. Karlen m. H Kelly and or. W. A. Ostrander. Four to be chosen. Judge of election Fred w. Halls from. Inspector of election Rose l. Her of. School directors 2 a Ralph continued on Page 4, col. 3 w band to give another concert Friday night the Smethport band will Render another of its popular series of concerts tomorrow Friday evening at the court House Square Pagoda starting at 8 00 of clock. The following partial program of selections has been announced March a Headliner a w. D. Troutman. Overture a the sky Pilot a a. M Laurens. Popular selection a a my Darling Quot Richard Myers. Overture Quot lust Spiel a Keler Bela. The concert Given by the band at the court House Square Pagoda last Friday night was enjoyed by a Large audience. The musicians rendered a splendid program in an artistic manner. Today the local musical organization accompanies the Smethport fire department to Kane to participate in the Parade this morning which is the Nic of the sunday school of St. Elizabeth a Catholic Church As next monday afternoon. August 21. At Community Park. Port Allegany. Children we ill assemble in front of j along main Street and which was Onat the court House in Smethport tues the Church at 2 00 p. In. Monday of the proper Side of the thoroughfare i Day evening. Ter noon to be transported to port Al the ply Mouth car was Only slightly j legacy. Donation of use of cars will j damaged and was repaired at the Smethport garage so the occupants none of whom were injured could proceed on their journey monday. Young Connors was attended by or. James m. Rodgers local physician. Be appreciated. Lunch will be provided at the Park at 5 30 p. In. Judge Bouton wins first place on g. O. P. Ballot judge j. W. Bouton of Smethport present incumbent and candidate for the president judgeship of Mckean county received first place on the Republican ballot in drawing for position at Harrisburg last week. District attorney Charles g. Hubbard of Kane is the Only other candidate for the Republican nomination. Mrs. Henry Mcgavisk injured by wringer mrs. Henry Mcgavisk of East Smethport suffered a painfully crushed Little Finger of the left hand and the Bone was cracked we Hen the member was caught in an electric clothes wringer last Friday. Or. R. S. Minerd attended the injured lady. Forty and eight picnic was enjoyable event a number of Smethport and Bradford world War veterans members of Mckean county Voiture 40 and 8. Of the american legion and their families participated in a delightful picnic last sunday at the Camp of de. Lind Holm of Smethport chef de Gare of the county to a animation at Betula. Gas co. Employ yes picnic a delightful and largely attended picnic of employees of the United natural Gas co. And the Smethport Nat ural Gas co. Of this Region and their feature of the Central Pennsylvania families was held at Galco Park near firemen a convention being held in Smethport last saturday. The event Ivory a Arith Ideal weather. Digel Krebs wedding solemnized in a Radford the marriage of miss Margaret e. Krebs daughter of or. And mr3. Robert Krebs of Emporium and Edmund Digel of Bradford son of or. And mrs. Leo Digel of Smethport was solemnized last saturday evening at 7 00 of clock at the parsonage of the first methodist episcopal Church in Bradford. The Rev. James f. Bisgrove pastor of the Church performed the ceremony attendants we Ere mrs. Gladys Nourse Washburn of Bradford formerly of Smethport and Charles Richmond of Bradford. The Bride is a graduate of Buck Nell University and has been instructor in mathematics and history in the Coudersport High school. She is a member of the Bucknell chapter of the Delta Kappa sorority. Or. Digel attended the Smethport schools and is a splendid Young Man who has Many friends Here. He is employed by the Bradford National Bank or. And mrs. Digel will reside at 40 Forman Street in Bradford. The Democrat extends congratulations to the couple on this Happy occasion. Clinton studholme is local Golf Champion Clinton studholme won the local Golf Crown in the Smethport country clubs recent tournament by defeating James Hockenberry 7 up with 6 to go after thirty holes last sunday. The stiffest opposition to the new Champ among the runners up in the tourney w As offered by Louis Hull. Who lasted for 18 holes against studholme. Gallup family reunion members of the Pioneer Gallup family to the number of 150 enjoyed their annual family reunion at Galco Park on tuesday. Dinner was served in the Pavilion at noon and supper at 6 00 of clock. There was an enjoyable program in the afternoon and the festivities closed with a dance at night. Kepler a orchestra furnished music for the event. D a is Chase announcement was made recently of the marriage of miss Ruth Chase of Cranesville a. Daughter of Rev a and mrs. W. E. Chase formerly of Farmers Valley and Roy Davis of state line formerly of Smethport. The Bride graduated from Smethport High school with the class of 1929 and has Many friends Here. Or. Davis is a Well known contractor. The couple have taken up their residence in state line. By major pipe line companies of the East at the end of july totalled 2,511,-444 barrels a decrease of 215.467 barrels below the figure for june for. Ritchie appointed assistant to for. Dugan Rev. For Carlton Ritchie son of or. And mrs. George Ritchie of Erie formerly Well known Smethport residents has been appointed assistant to the Rev. For James f Dugan pastor of the sacred heart Church Sharon the appointment was announced by the most Rev. John Mark Gannon. Bishop of the Catholic diocese of Erie. An unusual feature of the appointment is that the former local Young Man was baptised by the Rev. For. Dugan w Hile the latter was pastor of St. Elizabeth a Church in Smethport. Father Ritchie recently graduated from the american College in Rome and was ordained to the holy Priesthood there. He said his first mass in this diocese last month at St. Peters in Erie. Rev. For. Urban s. Barrett pastor of St. Elizabeth a Church is making arrangements to have for. Ritchie conduct mass at the local Church in the near future. Much interest because of the trip that is Given to the winners. The time of the contest will be at 10 00 a. In. Tuesday sept 5, on Tho fair grounds at Smethport the prizes offered by the Mckean county Banks for the contest amount to $32. This Money will be used to Send a team to a state contest. This team will be selected from those having the ten highest average scores. The Bankers association of group 7, Northwestern Pennsylvania Wil award a Beautiful cup to the boy or girl having the highest average in judging daily cattle. Any boy or girl in Mckean county under 20 years of age is eligible to take part in the contest. All contestants should Send their names to the agricultural Extension office Iii Smethport before sept. I. Comes reunion today the annual reunion of the Pioneer comes family is being held at Galco Park. Near Smethport today. M Kean Bandit who broke prison is again in toils Lee w. Melzer who escaped from Rockview Penitentiary at Bellefonte George Hewitt improves Ion july 22. Was captured by police George Hewitt Smethport drilling at Scio n. A a a last Friday morning. Expert who was stricken with sleeping sickness three weeks ago on shipboard in mid Atlantic w Hile return Melzer was serving time for robbery and assault with attempt to kill in connection with his Holdup of the try a Democrat Bradford softies win teams representing the pick of players of the Bradford and Smethport softball leagues met in a game at Mccoy stadium Here sunday morning. Brads ind Winnier by a score of 22-17. Ing on the steamship Aquitania after jewelry shop of w. R Douglass on a 12-years sojourn in the Oil Fields of Congress Street in Bradford five years Burma India is considerably improv-1 ag0, when Melzer shot or. Douglass nil of f via Pool Man Strong i _ i i. De at the Beekman Street Hospital new York. Where he was taken when the liner docked mrs. Hewitt and the patients Seis in the Back. Melzer was apprehended by sheriff Brigham undersheriff John Wolfer sergeant de brine and Corporal Ter miss Elizabeth Hewitt r. A. Who Mosseau of the new York state to Are remaining with him Are much in. Uce courage Over his Progress. Keizer who stated he spent some time in Olean before going to Scio a some real Cool nights have been is being held in the Belmont n. on the local weather program during jail pending arrival of Rockview the past week. Authorities

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