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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - August 24, 1933, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean county Democrat volume 58 Russell r. Lindsley publisher Smethport pa., thursday August 24, 1933 Rerms-$2.00 per year. No. 34 working Force increased at Quaker state Farmers Valley refinery is ready for View Era code increased Force of thirty five men is now employed at the big Farmers Valley refinery of the Quaker state Oil refining corporation preparation for operation of the nearby Plant under the provisions of the Era code for the Oil Industry. The men Are being trained various phases of the operation of the refinery. It is said that extra shift will be added the first week september when the code goes into effect. It is reported that there will be four six hour shifts per Day instead of three eight hour periods of duty for the workmen. Refinery officials have not yet announced How Many additional men will be employed when the reduced working hours go into effect. The refinery office Force is Little effected by the new code. There .Ere about 135 employees the Quaker state refinery payroll before the new increase working Force was announced. Big Rattler killed Bloomster hollow the inva Sirgi of Mckean county by rattlesnakes deadly reptiles which has been Progress for two years past continues to Advance at a rapid Pace this summer and has reached almost to the environs of Smethport. monday Gerald Slade and Willard Field killed a Rattler measuring 4 feet length and possessing eight rattles the Macadam Highway Bloomster hollow near Smethport and Only a Short distance from the intersection with the Roosevelt Highway. Slade drove a truck Over the reptile we hich was stretched the Roadway but this did not kill it. Field w to came along at the time drove his automobile Over the Snake and killed it. This was the first Rattlesnake Ever seen Bloomster hollow or fact within Many Miles of the spot. Comrades of Civie e Biri during the past week two of Smethport a three surviving veterans of the civil War celebrated birthday anniversaries. Leona Hogarth spending last Friday Comrade o t. Chase vacation Smethport of Green sed Hll 88th Milestone enjoying vigorous Good health. Leona Hogarth Smethport girl who Comrade Chase Spry As a Man Only so Tarfa Arvad fits hot a half his it ears red the entire Dura theatrical Star arrived this Bor. A. Lion of the civil War enlisting when Ough last week to spend the summer it ,_ vacation with her parents or and .Ere boat with a regiment from his vacation inn Ner parents air. Ana to. Of the first / ail it Prosi mrs l. K. Hogarth. Last Winter miss Hogarth was Fea native Maine at the first Call of president Lincoln and reenlisted we Hen his time expired serving until after the feminine roles Eugene of Neils surrender of general trilogy Quot mourning becomes elec her a a tray and during two unusually quiet i a new years after the War or. New York theatrical seasons has Chase came to this Section and to been engaged steadily. Rated Smethport we .Ere he gained miss Hogarth a husband Leonard a wide and enviable reputation As a Doyle eminent Young american a building contractor. A lifelong re Tor playwright and producer who is publican he is proud of the fact that we Ell known .Ere is a canoeing and be supported president Franklin d. Fishing trip to the Northern Canadian j Roosevelt last year. Wilds. A memorial Day Parade .Ere Comrade Chase w asked it the head Luciy Tui Cir Niru the procession and carried the nelhleilac01l,1�?zr, Large and heavy Colore of the local g at a meeting of the Smethport. A a the experts seek adjustment of water dispute conferred .Ere last week to reconvene Harrisburg at conferences of Hydraulic engineers representing Smethport Borough and the Smethport water co., held this place last Friday and saturday approach was made toward agreement the dispute which the Borough flied a protest with the Pennsylvania Public service commission against proposed Tariff increases by the we Ater company and complaining of service rendered by the company. At a hearing before a p. S. C. Commissioner it w As agreed that settlement of the local water dispute be left with a commission composed of three engineers one representing the Borough. One the water company and one the Public service commission. J. D. Carpenter Harrisburg Engineer. Represented the water company and John Rice. Pittsburgh Engineer represented the Borough at the local conferences. These two engineers will meet with the p. S. C. Representative Harrisburg at a future Date. Food orders must go to Era stores word has just been received .Ere from the state emergency Relief Board that no food orders can be tendered for Trade stores w hich do i not conform to the National recovery administration code. Governor Pinchot is cooperating j enthusiastically with president Roosevelt a recovery drive and the Relief Board order is entirely right. As far As this newspaper can learn this order will have no local effect As All stores Are cooperating with the Era. That is exactly As it should be. Fair to feature drills fast races school Board tuesday evening the election of Anthony Dougal As ath a. R. Post Over most of the Long route to Rose Hill cemetery. tuesday Comrade Homer m Choat of King Street celebrated his school during the coming Teim a. H birthday splendid health. Ais the a a i Wale the Comrade is unusually Dougal will also teach the new com a. Mercial course recently added to the i Alpert men All it and pm a tally. With High school curriculum. Erect military Carriage and general a i or a or via physical appearance which belie his he is a graduate of Temple univer a. F it. To. Philadelphia where he was con a Shinglehouse Man killed Auto crash Ontario Walter Palmer sr., aged 68. Prominent Shinglehouse Man and Well known Smethport we As killed tuesday Auto Accident at Wood Stock Ontario. Canada according to a Telegram received by mrs. Nelson Palmer who is \1sitng her parents or. And mrs. James Hackett of Keating township. No details of the Accident .Ere received up to a late hour last night but it is believed that the car which or. Palmer his wife. His son Walter Palmer. Jr., and the latter a wife we Ere Riding skidded and wrecked. Mrs. Walter Palmer sr., and her son .Ere injured but not seriously it is reported. The palmers father and son. Represented the Standard life insurance co. this District. Or. Palmer is survived besides his wife by three sons. Walter and Kendall of Shinglehouse and Nelson of Butler pa., and two daughters mrs. George Vannoy of Elko Nevada and mrs. Paul Mohney of Philadelphia Hamlin Park becoming game Sanctuary rare fowl came and fish Are multiplying the wooded Island of Hamlin Park and the adjacent Lake the very Center of Smethport Borough Are becoming real game and fish sanctuaries since being posted As private preserve. Recently this newspaper mentioned the fact that Aigret rare Birds of valuable plumage had appeared at the local Lake. unofficial census reveals that there Are at least three White Aigret and two other Birds of the same ape the Mckean county fair Cele Cle dark p a Bra Tea its 29th year of existence this f three Long leaked White Birds season. It opens labor Day. Sept.1 21 0 8ppn. Pm Pic p of a 8ur&Quot 4th. And continues until thursday eve i act or. Kal a a War ening. Sept. 7th. Ending a Blaze of ply a Quot a from Maln a a a a any Day military glory with a big drum corps i ,.n of a Chines can be seen Competition and drills for trophies to it. Be awarded to the Best three. The Midway this year and the rides will be of the finest. Choice of the Best we As made from a Long list of applications and persons attending will i be thrilled with the new ride devices 1 r 8 including the Ever popular merry go round. Ferris we Heel and whip. ,. A a exhibits the main buildings this threat Ppd a Quot Inchon by Hunt year will be of unusual interest to the re regeous plumage Farmers new methods and new the a its her it it never seen his machinery used planting will be i 8el, before a a it it ppm Kent 8un.mpran important feature of the produce tha we me of he la up of resulting from their use the exhibit Quot a dupk8 Hub a. He. Local Halls Promise a wealth of interest for aka la8t 8pr doodled to take up those visiting them even the Cattie a pop to it or Rio one Quot to rpm a dance .Ere no exhibits Are going to be unusually at Cicale by the fact that a local nature to Active according to entries now be poor pm to Thlin Quot Apa ppr ing received a company a a last Ween at a Point opposite the foot of state Street. Only a few persons have obtained sight of the two dark Aigret which seem to be More timid than the White Pennsylvania game Laws vigorously protect Aigret which .Ere once work big Gas main progressing word the 8-Inch pipe line now being Laid from the big Hebron Gas Field Potter county to the pump station of the United natural Gas co., at Colegrove a few Miles from Smethport is progressing rapidly. The straight stretch Between Roulette and Colegrove is now being rushed and work has been started the Colegrove end of the line. A Large Force of men is being employed and a number of families of executives have taken up their residence Smethport. This is the first outlet from the new Hebron Field with its huge Wells producing millions of feet of Gas daily. The owners of those Wells should soon Start reaping a big financial return from their investments. It is understood that Gas from the Hebron Field will be sent through Mains supplying Buffalo. 4 Cires perish Allegany Park Cabin Bradford aug. 22.�?trapped by a Wall of flame that Cut off All exit four girls .Ere burned to death last night a one room Frame Camp Allegany state Park. The dead Katherine Frank 17 Margaret Sexton 18 Gertrude Sexton 12, and Eileen Deinhart to All of Buffalo. Before Park rangers and patrolmen could extinguish the flames which followed a gasoline explosion the bodies had been Etha rred almost beyond recognition. Miss Frank and her cousins the Sexton girls had returned late yester a a a Mother Duck ind Quot a Brood Quot to Day a Quot noon from a week s trip to the m. Kean county fair will hold ducklings swimming the the Century of Progress exposition interesting things for the children. E Dunkl Quot 1hp j cd Lego. Cold and tired upon thar also. There will be Snyders perform of fhe Igland k pres it Rve one. Arrival at the Sexton Camp but no bears whose careers the mov j week and our informant believe fall Road it they mis. Sexton to Are Well recognized. Then there a cd z j of had. Build a the Cook stove the w. L be a gala school Day program the we apr reveal the Loca &irl8 a it Down two cots the rear with races and competitive events h a. along with Gertrude a chum Eileen music and visits to the paddocks of. A nth or area i who had come from her family scamp .v.o.x. w re a Mother Luck and a i us la i j Nau from Ner family scamp the race horses will give the children j b4es Nat by disturbed i to hear the trios Good times for three successive Springs wild i go Ca a Many opportunities to enjoy the four i d Valn Quot prize winning drum corp. 8a"s, App a pm a it i a artificial Lake and showed disposition it Ood Chipa attempting to Aid throng1 the rold sturing a last it0 Rte niacin until 8cared born. Much the flames she poured gasoline from Dynof the jul be Cha run a nature lovers Momen awarded the winners Are if i1 a t Tarila a nicked drowned the ran to the horse show with its luvs of a the Vicinity of the Lake for several tartly panicked dropped the can to ,1 Jih a a a a ? Galaxy of the floor a we than a few the Shin swinbea6 feature for several colonies of beavers have Vbk la Rug was ablaze. The woman of the fair feature for three da>8jtaken up their residence the Lake rushed with her son. Bud out of the no ii nto Tramo of _ j and started to build dams until last j door. Screaming for help. Ii Elf. Find when they became co nun escape through the to. Sly spi Culous athletics being a four letter Man it is said. Band concert tonight the Smethport band will Render another of its popular weekly open air concerts at the court House Square Pagoda this. Thursday evening at 8 00 of clock. A splendid program has been arranged for the concert. The concert played by the band last Friday night was enjoyed by a Large audience despite intermittent Soho wars. Joying his books and Garden. Or. Choate too. Had a valiant record of civil War service and was the moving spirit organizing Mckean j Post g. A. R. Of this Borough and keeping the Large Post alive during its Long years of existence. After the War or. Choate followed the banking business and was cashier \ of the first National Bank. Oil City. 1 going from there to new York we Herc he was Teller at the Seaboard National Bank. With the Early Oil excitement he came to Bradford where he helped organize the Oil Exchange. He then entered politics and moved to Smethport for Many years up to the time of his retirement or. Choate a life Long Republican served efficiently As my George Hewitt improves continued and satisfactory improvement is reported the condition of George Hewitt local Oil Man. Who is a patient at the Beekman Street Hospital new York suffering from attack of sleeping sickness or. Hewitt we As stricken while crossing the Atlantic the steamship Aquitania four weeks ago while returning with mrs. Hewitt from the Oil Fields of Burma India where he had been employed for two Elve years As a Field executive by the British Burma Petroleum co., Ltd attending physicians expect the patients Complete recovery. Lone door As was Ting races will create the greatest of v. V wl., Hearne. 1 Rinir Tiri. Lacier a Trine hat Lynx hol e a make a treas of the it Park Quot Thror i <�?~1�?~ through the two Small windows. 1 s 8, Quot of b�?or88 Engineer info activities with the result the whole Camp was ablaze within a i onus Lka. I tha it 8tatp �par�?~8 response to a i Hort time bucket brigades .Ere horses have already been .ere. Of Page f0�?T help rapped the animal of red. But the place was rapidly he races which Are always a big ,1� Quot Adward Cosgrove Park patrolman. Marvindale Well at 3400 it. The deep test Well of the Atlantic Seaboard co. the Field farm at Marvindale was reported yesterday Tobe drilling hard Rock formation at a a a the deep Oriskany Gas Sand the a Fps Kcf to. Smethport Anticline is expected to be encountered at slightly More than 5,000 feet tory of the county attesting to the High esteem which he is held. The Democrat unites with a legion of friends extending birthday felicitations to comrades Chase and Choate. May they be spared for Many More years. Smethport a third surviving hero of the civil War Comrade James Seibert is 91 years old and is remarkably vigorous. Last year we Hen past his 90th birthday Comrade Seibert submitted to operation for appendicitis and amazed Hospital surgeons by the Quick and perfect recovery he made. Firemen s picnic next sunday the annual picnic of the Smethport fire department will be held at Gal co Park next sunday and it is expected that nearly a Hundred Active and exempt firemen will be attendance. No guests Are permitted. Dinner will be served shortly after noon and a program of sports including softball and Horseshoe pitching is listed for the afternoon. John Keller and Edward Griffin finally feature of the fair. There will be a i of a Hoff however beavers Are said to be re. Ii of i Lila appearing the Lake also Muskrat. By a through the rear Wall. They vet la the making intr . The Lake is tar Long to furnish some found one body the floor one a coming sit and Nurm a Quot ulv -b�11.hpad8 a we a a Quot a a cd a cd particularly being very plentiful. Cot local anglers say that Bass Are a1-1 the fire broke out at 7 30 p. . So beginning to appear the Lake a j and the bodies .Ere not removed sin. Leading to the Hope that they will til a half hour later. Ambulance of become plentiful enough to provide j a still and Frank j. Or Allister of Good fishing due course of time. Coming county and nearby cities is far excess of any previous year. Candidates draw for primary ballot positions candidates for nominations to the various county and local offices gathered at the office of the county commissioners the court House at Smethport monday morning and cast lots for places the primary ballots. Aspirants for county offices Drew the following positions county treasurer Republican i. Mrs. Marion g. Mccann 2. William Beck 3. George p. Lull 4. James l. Cunningham 5. Harold k. Lundberg 6. George Sutton 7. Harry p. Kurts 8. Edgar l. Rhone 9. D Earl Repine to. J. Scott Walker la. Raymond Woodrum. Clerk of courts Republican i. J. Albert Cleveland 2. Or. D. Elva Cooper 3. Helen c. Rogers 4. Berle f. Fesenmyer 5 Joseph r. Carvolth. Jury commissioner Republican i. Louis w. Mccloskey 2. Enos h. Southwick 3. Ralph c. Hiu 4. Is. J. Clark. Democratic i. Dora v. Keenan 2. Frank h. Cantwell. There is Only one contest the democratic ticket for nomination at the primaries that of jury commissioner. No tabulation of the drawing for positions the ballot by Borough candidates was available yesterday pending completion of copy of the official ballots. It is unofficially reported that Albert Johnson of Green St. Drew first place the list of nine republicans who aspire to four vacancies the Borough Council. The democrats have no contests for nomination to Borough offices although there is a full ticket the Field. Tile Plant to resume a Hon. E. R. Benson of it. Jewett the Clermont tile factory we hich re was a caller at the Democrat office i gently shut Down after a Short run tuesday. J will resume operations next monday. Honor miss Masser at party a group of Young ladies from the local Baptist methodist and swedish Mission churches gave a Farewell party Honor of miss Ruth Masser at her Home West main Street monday evening. Miss Masser plans to enter Houghton College this fall to study preparation to becoming a missionary the party was the form of a Surprise. About thirteen attended and enjoyed evening of games after which a delicious lunch we As served. Miss Masser we As the recipient of a number of useful gifts commemoration of the delightful occasion. Italian voters of county to Back chosen candidates their first meeting monday at the farm of Albert Anderson Clermont the Mckean county italian voters league voted unanimously to support their chosen candidates the coming primaries and election. The league formed last year among the italian residents of the county met with sixty delegates representing Many communities. Most of the time was spent discussion of the political situation. Delegates .Ere present from Bradford Lewis run Kane it. Jewett Smethport and Many other places. Pick axe penetrated hand Jerry Mccarthy. Gifford hollow youth we As seriously injured saturday we Hen struck the Back of the hand by a pick axe. Wielded by a boy chum. The Point of the heavy implement passed entirely through the hand. Or. Burg Chadwick is attending the injured Joy. Comes family reunion the annual reunion of the Pioneer comes family was held at Galco Park last thursday afternoon and evening about sixty members of the family .Ere attendance at the delightful event. A picnic dinner we As served. Next years reunion will be held the third thursday August. Rev. Larson resigns after serving Smethport and port churches 23 years port Allegany . G. S. Larson who has been the pastor of the swedish lutheran Church of port Allegany for the past Twenty summoned the announce engagement of former local Young lady mrs. C. J. Van lad of water Street a 1 announces the engagement of her a certificate of accidental death. The bodies .Ere removed to the Mckenna Bradford .Ere meantime. Coroner p. H. Bourne of Cattaraugus county arrived from Salamanca to investigate the fatalities and issued three years has submitted his renin Niece. Miss Jennie Lundkvist of but nation to the Church Council effective Falo it and Warren a. Pratt son f into pallor Salamanca and november Imp a meeting of the of mrs. Grace s Pratt of Oneonta. Quot Tak Quot it to Buffalo by congregation has been called for. Tuesday August 29. At which time i Lundkvist who is a daughter the fatality spread map div the pastors resignation will be acted of or. And mrs. Emil Lundkvist of the upon Krev Ebo halfback. Sweden resided a the to learn particulars. O. november Rev and mrs. Larson a Smethport for some time until r. Lindberg chief Ranger and Vincent will move to their Home at 40 Chest it Bree years ago when she went to Kremann Ranger assisted Coroner nut Street Jamestown. Y j Buffalo she has Many mends .Ere. I or. Pratt is a student at the Phila Rev. Larson has had charge of the Delphia College of osteopathy. Smethport lutheran Church for a miss Lundkvist and or. Pratt Are number of years preaching .Ere spending the week .Ere with relatives alternate sunday. He and his wife former have Many friends Smethport who 1 Quot will regret the departure of this lad injured when Bike estimable couple. Spilled Bush Hill Grade Richard Nourse Young son of or country club men to and mrs. Forrest Nourse of East hold Clam bake thursday Smethport received painful injuries when his bicycle got out of control and piled up while he was coasting or. Rodgers occupies office tuesday or. James of. Rodgers moved into his office the second floor of the i. O. O. F. Building .Ere. The quarters have been newly decorated and Are comfortably furnished. Golfers go to Salamanca members of the Smethport country club will go to Salamanca today for a match with golfers of the Salamanca country club. John m Dermott suffers severe Mies Foh John Mcdermott Western Union Telegraph operator at Greenville formerly of Smethport who has been camping with his wife and another couple the nearby Norwich Region was seriously injured yesterday morning. While playing baseball or. Mcdermott fell into a deep Culvert and suffered three severe puncture wounds under the Eye the Cheek and the forehead. He was attended by or. W. A. Ostrander Smethport physician and is now resting at the Home of his Mother mrs. Thos. Mcdermott of wrest main Street. The male members of the Smethport country club have perfected plans for a Clam bake and Green Corn dinner at a amp co Park next thursday aug. 31. A consignment of sea food for the event has been ordered direct from the Shore and will be delivered Smethport the morning of the Outing. Tickets have been placed Sale and Over one Hundred Are expected to be attendance. Su6ar run c. C. G. Boy 0ies_fr0m injuries Bradford aug. 23.�?James Burrell aged 24 years a member of the coloured c. C. C. Stationed at sugar run was fatally injured yesterday afternoon at 4 30 of clock when a truck ran Over his body while he was at work near the Camp. The Young Man was rushed to the Bradford Hospital a car by officers of the Camp. He died this morning at 3 15 of clock from internal Haemorrhages. Deceased is survived by aunt who resides Pittsburgh. Down the Steep part of the new Bush j Hill Road Grade saturday evening. Richard received painful injuries the shoulder and Elbow and was Cut about the face and body. The lad was attended by or. Burg Chadwick. A or. And mrs. Harry Hottle of Roulette have moved to Smethport. Or. Hottle is employee of the United natural Gas co. Football schedule following is the football schedule of Smethport High school a pretentious one for the material available judging from the 1932 record sept. 23�?alumni, .Ere. Sept. 30�?galeton, .Ere. Oct. 7�?eldred, there. Oct. 14�?youngsville, .Ere. Oct. 21�?coudersport, .Ere. Oct 28�?sheffield, there. Nov. 4�?Bradford, .Ere. Nov. Llu port Allegany .Ere. Nov. 20�?klski juniors at Saltsburg. Double header baseball game .Ere sunday Smethport and the Bradford i. O. O. F. Entries the Allegheny Valley baseball league will play a double header game at Mccoy stadium this Borough next sunday afternoon. The first contest of the twin Bill will Start at 1 30 p. . It is hoped to make the occasion a Booster Day for the teams and fans the Sexton girls .Ere saunters of or. And mrs. Bernard Sexton Sumner Street Buffalo. Besides their parents two Brothers Bud and James also survive. Eileen Deinhart we As the daughter of or. And mrs. Fred f. Del Hart 266 Sumner Street Buffalo. Four Brothers Charles Henry Frederick and Joseph survive. Steady pick up drilling work county Oil Fielos a steady increase of employment is reported the nearby Oil Fields with the pickup of drilling activities this Section which has attended the steady Advance of the Oil Narket. While reports indicating that nearly 250 strings of drilling tools Are now working the local Fields the largest number since 1930�?Are most encouraging indicating a steady Taco very of the stricken local Industry the present activity is yet far below Normal. Leaders of the local Oil Industry Point out that present activities have not ended the unemployment problem. There Are still Many Idle local Field workers for every new Job and unemployed men from other Points Are advised not to come to Mckean county expecting jobs the local Fields after Reading published accounts of the resumption of drilling activities hereabouts. The present marked pickup will perforce have to multiply considerably before the Idle workers of the Field will have been taken care of. A or. And mrs. Leo Koenig and son of Rochester. Y., spent sunday Are promised a Long session of Good .Ere As the guests of or. And mrs. J. K�4�k4lt to. No ii Maxi

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