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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - August 25, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania Tage two a Crean county Democrat Smethport pa., thursday August 25, 1949 the Mckean county Democrat f signs of the times Smethport Mckean co., pa., thursday Alisma 1949 Bradford publications inc. A cry a. 8attkrwhit o. In Ruoff. Holb Loro. Publishers. Editor Busl Nesa manager society Imit i a mend at the Post office Smethport pa., As second class matter yesteryear excerpt of general interest from the files of the Democrat of 40, 20 and to years ago polio precautions forty yearn ago auf. 26, 1909 word was received in Smethport Friday morning that Massand Martell had been brutally murdered a a Hort distance South of Clermont Elfr previous evening mrs. Emma Gillis died at the Ridgway Hospital tuesday morning 8ed 81 years. Mrs. Gillis had been a frequent visitor in Smethport a test of the families of f. W Brownell and mrs. Vav f Specht. By. Luke s Church Smethport extended a Call to Rev. W e Vandyke of Pittsburgh a. To fill the vacancy in the Rector ship caused by reason of the resignation of Rev. J. H Mccandless. I mrs. Elizabeth Beckwith relict of t in late Ransom Beckwith died at her Home on South Mechanic Street wednesday morning at the advanced a of 91 years seven j months and seven Days. At Frog Camp on August 19, occurred the ninth annual reunion of tile Cornea family. The weather was line and chef Heath and wife were Dix the scene at Daylight. Officers fleeced were Florida Rumsey president a c Holden vice president j Burdette Dickinson Secretary and Austin Holden treasurer. Born to or. And mrs. William Hammer on thursday of last week a baby girl. George Howe of fat Smethport has secured the services of a first Claas Horseshoe Colegrove is putting on metro Politan airs. The streets of that j town Are pretty Well lighted by electricity the Power being furnished by the tide water pipe line station children should be cautioned by parents to avoid swimming in polluted Waters particularly in areas affected by polio epidemics. Children should use Only beaches or Public pools declared Safe by local health authorities. Fok mint attended a reunion of family held on sunday the Tabor \ t Twenty veers ago August 29, 1929 ten be aks ago August 31, 1939 Tommy German aged 4, reported j recovering in Kane ii Ospital alter j cutting the upper part of his right Arm severely. William g. Holders one re Sineth j ports most prominent and esteemed j residents died at his Home last night j following an illness of several weeks duration prof and mis. Gordon Bright left on monday for Misenheimer North Carolina where he has As j sued his new duties As professor of chemistry at Leiffer Junior col lege. Carl Anderson who sustained a serious dislocation of the hip in an automobile Accident last Spring is now Able to walk with the Aid of and mrs Henry Mcgavisk at their Home saturday evening. Or and mrs diaries Johnson and or. And mrs Howard Wright and daughter Are sanding the week at Hansford Bay on Lake Erie the word Quot Smethport a in letters j crutches. Tell a in Jefe Are Iii Point j a daughter was Ira to i ing North was painted on Hie Root of the Smethport legion lyceum last week As an Aid to aviators. The work was done by de Lindholm and adore Bush members of the local Post amiss Theo Freeman arrived in Smethport monday after Landing in new York from a several weeks tour of Europe a Rev and mrs. D. H Dunbar formerly of Farmers Valley where the a former was pastor for Many years celebrated their Golden wedding anniversary at their Home in Warsaw y. A a delightful family reunion was held at the pleasant Home of mrs. Lalma acre in Reilly hollow sunday. A daughter was born to or jul mrs. Thomas Moulton wednesday tin the Olean general Hospital i mrs. Lellie Colegrove and miss Mayme Colegrove led t by turd a Mollie economics department Jean l. Mccreary rep in 1 afternoon for Mansfield where they political announcement a county treasures i wish to announce my candidacy for tile office of Mckean county treasurer subject to decision of re i publican voters at the primary elec Tion to be held september 13, 1949 Lloyd a mule Iliili Crosby a county treasurer i wish to announce my candidacy for the office of Mckean county treasurer subject to decision of the Republican voters at september 13 primary election. Carl l Peterson Bradford a offer correspondence course Iii f lower arrangement Flower arrangement is the subject of the latest addition to the correspondence courses being offered by the. Pennsylvania Stute College miss Jean l Mccleary Home economics Extension representative. Mckean county states that the six ifs son course includes directions Lor cutting Flowers properly and suggestions for combining colors and for making attractive arrangements Rio he course is written by a certified Flower judge who has worked with noted English american and japanese experts in Flower arrangement correspondence courses at Hie Pennsylvania state College Are flee and May be obtained by writing to j e Mccord duet Lur correspondence courses in agriculture and Home economics agricultural education building state College a. Dale Carnegie a mind diplomacy works up he other Day i had occasion to drive with a Friend into a neighbourhood where the youngsters Are pretty much on their own playing in new York City streets and Hunting up what Misc Lief they can find. As we stopped we noticed a group of youngsters from say five to seven years old. Young enough that they were not Likely to do great injury. But we also noticed that the parked cars in the immediate neighbourhood were badly Chalk marked. As my Friend parked his car a group of tiny miscreants came near standing at a Safe distance and studying the car. $ my Friend got out of the car walked d. Curie la ewer to those youngsters and said a say boys could you do me a favor a the youngsters eyed him but did no to reply. Obviously they were not often asked a favor. Said my Friend a a in a appreciate it if you a keep an Eye on my car and not let any of the bad boys around Here Mark it up with Chalk As i see they have done to the other then he reached into his pocket and pulled out a handful of pennies which he distributed among die youngsters. A sure a said one a we wont let any of the boys Mark your a a we la whale Mem if they try it a said another. An Appeal had been made to their manhood. No sir nothing was going to go wrong in that neighbourhood with my friends car we went on our errand were gone half an hour and when we returned one Little Chap sat belligerently on guard while Down the Street came the rest of tile group sucking their lollipops and handing the guard his share As they neared him. A they should be brought up not to be paid to keep out of wrong doing a said one Mother when she was told about this incident. Of f i and that is True but the Best intentioned mothers Are not going to have their children always follow the straight and narrow path for children will be children and scolding Arentt going to change them much. Agricultural dept. News notes w. A. Koss county agent Money for showmanship Jack Seigel. Everald Wright and Paul Kleisath won the Money for fitting Spray tomatoes in blight arca.-. Tomato growers near blight areas a even though their tomatoes have escaped the disease thus far Are urged by county agent w a Ross to keep their tomatoes covered with protective Copper sprays or dusts. Late blight was found last week on potatoes and tomatoes in some new areas and of typical blight j weather Rainy with Cool nights occurs the disease could spread quickly to additional Fields Extension Plant pathologists warn. Cure onions before storing allow onions to cure Well if they Are to be kept very Long in storage reminds county agent w. A Ross. Pull the onions Atter the tops Are dry and Cut off the tops leaving i about i a at inches of the Stein attached. Store in a dry airy Cool plate. Keep a close watch and if there Are any signs of rotting dispose of the onions immediately. 4 la round a the annual Mckean county 4-h i round up will be held on Friday a August 26th at the High school in Smethport. The 4-h clubs will sex j digit the products of their summer projects. Hie judging will Start at j 10 3u a in. Judges will be mrs. Edith j Rapchick Home economics ext end is on representative Potter county miss Virginia Cault Home economics Extension representative. Cameral county and miss Emma Eastman Home management specialist Penn a Sylvania state College a picnic lunch will be served at j noon and the afternoon program i begins at i 30 o clock tile program i will include skits by the clubs of Kush Equa. West Eldred. Eldred and the county wide older girls club. Awards and certificate awards will conclude the afternoon program. J parents and friends of 4-h mein-1 Are of Wood construction hers Are invited to attend the round county agent w i up. Tile other Day a woman burst into tears in court and told the magistrate that she had been jilted four times in the last two years. The experience had naturally unmanned her. Zug veterinarian or. Vance Carlson port Allegany phone 441 a arms for Krenos. Defense Secretary Louis Johnson testifies before House foreign affairs committee in favor of Truman a program to Arm America s friends in Western Europe. Some distance from any food Supply. Close holes in Stone Walls with Cement remove or destroy protective vegetation. In addition use Good Concrete construction and line edges of doors to iced bins and granaries with Sheet Metal and make All fittings tight cover the Walls ceilings and floors of Cor cribs wit ii Woven wire or hardware cloth and join the edges tightly. Avoid flooring buildings such As poultry houses close to tile ground. Place feed Hopes and nests in a Way to avoid creating rat harbours. Claude pullers Agency be Safe insure today 4ti Alf it till round up last week the third county wide 4-h calf club round up War held at the Mckean county Home. Nineteen calves were shown by calf club members these calves were judged by or. John Wheeler Dattary Extension specialist from state College. He selected the following calves to be shown at the District 4-h calf show to be held it new Bethlehem Oil August 26 and 27 in the Holstein group Larry Johnson Kane nor Man Golden. Kane Paul and Jerry Kleisath Smethport Law rence i Stratton jr., Smethport. In the Guernsey class the following were i selected to show their calves Jack Seigel Ormsby Everald Wright Smethport Jack and Ronald Knight. Kane George and Jam Lindquist Wetmore each count is limited to show six animals of any one Breed at the District show. Each club member a. Given $2.50 Lur each Call exhibited it the county round up. This Money being made available by the j Aud manure piles Mckean county Bankers Assoc a apply and space Kate roofing Best attack on rats Fence them out if you want to get rid of rats bait traps and other control measures pave Only temporary Relief. The Cost of rat proofing farm buildings according to county agent w a Ros can be and often is defrayed through less damage from rat in a single year. It May not be necessary to carry rat proofing to the extreme tee achieve Freedom from Lair but rather a a create conditions i it in Lavo Rable that the rats desert of their own Accord or May Ca Aly lie routed a the county agent Points out. The source of the rat trouble on almost All heavily rat infested i Aims he states a can be to aced directly to condition. Which h provide rats Sale Refuge near Aoun Davit Fornol the first step in rat proofing consists of eliminating rat harbours such As shallow area ways under we Kkt floors Cor cribs and granaries and disposing cd other nesting places such As Hay Straw near the food Between double use linseed Oil tor painting silo linseed Oil is Best for painting the inside of silos particularly if they informs a. Ross. If in a hurry to fill the silo boiled linseed Oil dries faster. For painting As the silo is being emptied raw linseed Oil j does just As Well. M til qty a a a n a v e x Mojo these Fine Quality Mush Cal instruments May a seen on our salts floor now. We invite your in y Section. Emery hardware 46. 47 amp Loa St. A phones Sim. Sisi from where i sit Joe Marsh of they re wild they belong to Tiki Tion. The Mckean county artificial Breeding cooperative donated Siu which was used for tile first three placings in fitting and the first three placings in showmanship Jack Siegel. Jack Knight won the Walls. Next is cleanliness Good housekeeping on the farm. Burn leed or depose of All garbage place unused i lumber on platforms 18 inches or More Oil the ground file Budwood saw Tik Anderson last week and was reminded of the first time i Ever spoke to him. I he missus had sent me out one saturday afternoon to Hunt fur some blackberries. I took a Long hike and find any. Finally i came to Tiki a House along that Low stretch East of the Fork on River Road. A Chi there a i Saya a any blackberries around Here a i la says a there used to be but i done to know much about things that grow later i found How Tik supports his family by picking berries. Ever since in be Uaen like the rest of folks la town a respectful of his right not to Tell where a a his berries grow. From where i sit respecting other folks rights comes natural in our town. In America for that matter whether it s a persons right to enjoy a temperate Glass of Beer or ale or whether it Tik Andersons right to keep secret where his berries Are its All a big part of a real democracy copyright inv United Stotts Brewers fou Dohen Only Chrysler offers county controller i wish to announce my candidacy for office of Mckean county controller subject to decision of Republican voters at primary election. Tuesday september 13th, Lyle l. Patchen Bradford a supervisor of Keating twp. I wish to announce my candidacy for the office of supervisor of Keating township Road District subject to the decision of Republican voters at primary election tuesday september 13. Leo h Burdick r d. I Smethport. Names peach varieties Good for Canning in selecting the most delicious peaches for Home Canning choose fruit that is firm and Ripe generally the yellow fleshed mid season and late varieties Are preferred. The Home economists say that among the Good Canning peaches to ire found at markets during the weeks ahead will be the Elberta and the j h Hale the White Hale variety a White fleshed peach also is Good Lor Canning and freezing. Great mileage Oil Ali he vans Iii Keystone slate shul a Motorist Anta the astonishing Road supervisor i wish to announce my candidacy for Road supervisor of Keating township subject to the decision of Republican voters at primary election tuesday september 13. John e. Griffin r d. I Smethport Road supervisor please announce in the columns of your newspaper that i am a candidate for the office of Road supervisor of Keating township subject to the decision of the Republican voters at the primaries september 13, 1949. Leo j. Hackett Tell How to remove rust a i ins Iii i a brie take extra canc of household fabrics during this time of year when they Are subjected to much moisture is the advice of miss Jean l. Mccreary Home scene Mac Extension representative in Mckean county. Often bathroom towels a Shower curtain Tea towels or tablecloths lie against household equipment made of Copper brass tin or other metals when these fabrics Are Damp rust stains May appear quickly. Miss Mccreary emphasizes caring for fabrics so that they do not Contact metals when Damp. However of a household fabric should be rust stained she advises treating the stain As soon As possible. Fresh slams Are much easier to remove than those which have become set use a mild acid such As Lemon juice vinegar or a ten per cent Harrisburg decide to see lie would Roll up mileage of 99964. Tills calculation is based on the fiscal year report to Secretary of highways Ray f Smock tin state Highway system contains 40.93y Miles. The other 59,025 Miles Are under local governments in townships boroughs and cities with a relatively few Miles under county control. The mileage classification of All Pennsylvania streets and roads with improved and unimproved status townships 25,225 of which 21,485 improved and 3.74u unimproved boroughs 801 of which 758 improved and 42 unimproved cities 306 of which 291 improved and 15 unimproved total mileage of All state highways is 40,939 of which 36,938 Are improved and 4.001 unimproved. Second class townships 45,503 of which 16,554 improved and 28.949 unimproved first class townships 1 642 it which 1 463 improved and first 17y unimproved counties 752 of which 696 improved and 56 unimproved boroughs j,a69 of which 4.294 improved and 1.275 unimproved cities 5,559 unimproved. Total local Highway mileage is 59 025 of which 27.871 unproved and 31.154 unimproved. A further breakdown of the 40,939 slate Highway mileage classification shows 12,860 on main Stute highways 25,225 on Rural state highways 675 in cities and 2.179 in boroughs. Most of us take four weeks vacation one week to prepare for the fortnight and another to get Over it. Solution of acetic acid. Apply the acid letting it stand for awhile then rinse the fabric thoroughly in Clear water. Repeat if necessary. Another method Lor removing a rust spot is to Sprinkle Salt on the stain squeeze Lemon juice Over it and place the stained area in the Sun. If traces of rust remain alter several hours add More Lemon juice. When the stain is gone rinse Hie fabric in Clear water. Avoid using chlorine bleaches on tarnish stains. The bleach May have an effect which will intensify and get the Tain rather than remove it. We 87% of Ptosis i Wal impressions come through the Eye use us or or ooh which is Why i keep Mtnlion Ino Miry spiels advertising Waterproof ignition _ i a a i a a a East Side garage East Smethport

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