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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - December 1, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania Newsstand copies. A Howrd Tom big mid Tlam Papeas Mckean volume 73 a a. established 175 Kuy use till naturally Ita Democrat Wax. Smethport pa., thursday. December i 1919 terms was per year no. 47 hundreds of Hunters in town for Deer season hotels tourist places and Cabins along with private Homes filled with nimrods for opening Day of season More expected the hundreds of red shirted Hunters who crowded into Smethport Over the weekend for the opening of Buck Deer season reminded Smethport citizens of the big nights during the recent firemen a celebrations. Sleeping accommodations in local i hotels tourist Homes and Cabins and i i i private residences were quickly Spok is i is us Clen for Many of the Hunters having had their reservations in for several i i Quot Kwa i ii or weeks eating establishments that we i inc remained open sunday did a Good business As did a number of retail stores which handle guns ammunition footwear and clothing. Some observers stated that the number of nimrods in the area is not quite As Large As last year giving As their reason that Many Quot Down state Quot Hunters were not Here due to shortage of Cash because of the recent strikes. However an extra Large turnout of Hunters in anticipated for the one Day Doe season on december to. The Day following the close of the la Day Buck season. A number of Early Birds in town bagged their Bucks within a Short time after the season opened at 7 a in the earlies reported was Leon Griffin who went out and shot an 8-Point Buck and was Back in time to Start work in the Post office at eight of clock no official count is obtainable of by postal dept. Two cent postage required on unsealed Xmas cards key figures at guidance Center association meet Chicago Hunter found dead near Marvindale tuesday Holiday information about new mailing regulations have been an a bounced by the Post office department. The notice pointed out that two cents postage is required on unsealed Christmas cards this year instead of the cent and one half rate on unsealed cards in previous years. If the envelopes Are sealed the rate is three cents a ounce or fraction thereof. When it comes to sending packages through the mail the reminder says that packages of third class Bradford Era photo among the principals at the dinner meeting of the Mckean county guidance Center association last night at the Emery hotel were from left mrs. Charles g. Hubbard and her husband judge Hubbard of Mckean county mrs. C. J. Alderfer association president All of Smethport or. John c. Urbaitis psychiatrist at the Warren state Hospital find William f. Redly association Secretary treasurer. I ill install y ule decorations on main sired renewals for Drivers licenses delivered the number of Legal Bucks killed in mail will be subject to a minimum the area at this time but a Good charge of three cents each when they Many have passed through town on the fenders of cars. Ideal went her was on hand for the opening Day Clear skies Crisp air and a fresh five Inch tracking Snow. The weather moderated tuesday and most of the Snow disappeared. The size of the state s Deer Herd was estimated by the state game commission at More than 700.000 Are of such size and shape so As to prevent ready facing and tying in bundles. The three cent minimum will apply to packages exceeding 9 inches in Width or 12 inches in length or less than three inches in Width and four inches in length. The three cent charge will also apply to packages that Are round c. Of c. Committee will use lighted stars and Christmas Trees latter earners in the Borough on tuesday were Given an extra Job delivering the hundreds of Applina Lions for renewals of Drivers licenses. The Bureau of motor vehicles an i bounced that 3.625.000 applications have been mailed in the state the present operator License per id expires at Midnight. January i 31. 1950. Popular male chorus will Cive concert Here Wellsville Apollo club won c championship of new Fork state a Harp Cut was declared necessary or cylindrical and those with Conin the Herd the commission said. So tents forming a Hump. The charge that the Deer population is scaled also applies to articles in bags and Down to the forage available on dec. To the Day following the close of Buck season nimrods will be allowed to kill Doe and Young Bucks without visible Antlers in All but seven counties. But seven counties. Closing these those addressed by Means of tags to keep Christmas mail on schedule. The department asks that you i. Stop at the past office next week to Purchase the extra Stamps you re going to need thus avoiding the last minute crowds. When counties will cause a great influx buying Stamps for Christmas cards of Doe Hunters into Mckean county. Doe meat costly to 3 Bradford men each fined Sido Anco costs on monday Bear in mind the desirability of sending the cards As first class mail also the fact that the rate for unsealed cards has been increased from inc to 2c each. 2. Check and revise your Christmas card address list this weekend. Purchase your Christmas cards Early and address and stamp them at once. Then stack them in a convenient. Place for mailing at the proper time. 3. Lay in adequate supplies of heavy cardboard sturdy outer palier. Changing the standards of the main St. Lights has caused a Little delay in erecting the Christmas decorations along the main thoroughfare. But the committee from the Smethport chamber of Commerce which is composed of Ralph w Herzog. Bob Palmer and e j. Monsch. Expect to Start work on the project the latter part of the week the decorations this year will consist of the lighted stars used on the standards last year and Christmas Trees Cut out of plywood which will also be lighted. The stars and the 4x4 it. Trees will be attached to the Side of the j standards with Evergreen festoons wrapped around the Metal part of Bliss Lethe Stull native of Valley Dies in Cleveland three Bradford Hunters were assessed fines of $100 and costs each on their guilty pleas to Possession Strong Cord and printed fourth class of parts of a Doe when arraigned labels for wrapping parcel past. Monday afternoon before Alderman packages Are limited to 70 pounds Carroll Clayton in Bradford. In weight and must not measure those arrested and fined were More than too inches in length and Louis Covine Victor Autieri and Girth combined. Repeat the address Frank Caruso All of the outer wrappings in Case the men were taken into custody i they Are damaged in transit. By game protector William car if you worry about the recipient Penter of it Jewett in the Vicinity pecking the department advises of the Willows in Corydon town pasting a do not open until Christ ship when the Doe meat was found Mas a stickers on packages and the in their automobile. Backs of greeting card envelopes. Alderman Clayton gave the Trio j two Days to the Fine and costs. W Lei i it it Yvo failure to will result in the i a a men being sentenced to the county for Slu Oil Arabia jail to serve one Day for each Dollar not paid the Alderman said. I f. Edmund Digil and Russell Oor i Don. Both of Warren left monday from the it. Alton Airport for Newark n. To Fly to Sidon. Arabia. Where they will be employed by the Standard Oil company. Both men have signed up for 18 months service. Their families will remain in Warren. So eth Pukt pm Poh i us Hoad crowded monday the Rev. W. Novin Elliott pastor of Shiloh presbyterian Church in St. Marys and mrs. Elliott were business callers at the Democrat office monday afternoon and the pastor reported that mrs. Elliott had counted 257 cars parked along the Road Between Smethport and Emporium. That Section is Ideal Deer country and we presume a Good number of Bucks were shot on the opening Day of the season. Father of Robert Kamat Dies in Karthaus funeral services will be held this afternoon in Karthaus pa., for Fred barn at who after being ill for several months died at 9 of clock monday evening at his Home. He was the father of Robert f. Bamat of Smethport who with his wife will attend the funeral. Infant baptized Jeffrey James Long infant son of or. And mrs. William c. I Ong was baptized thursday. Nov. 24, at St. Elizabeth a Catholic Church by the pastor. Father Urban s. Barrett. Or. And mrs. Robert f. Bamat were the godparents. Purchase Home or. And mrs. George Anderson have purchased the m. O. Stevens Home on East Willow St. And will move to their new Home after the first of the year. Or. And mrs. Stev ens will move to a farm in new York state. Funeral services held Friday in Olean for former school teacher news has been received Here of the death of miss Letha Stull which occurred in Cleveland. Ohio. On nov. 22nd following a Brief illness. Miss and mrs. J. C Stull. She was Grad hated from the Smethport High j school. Class of 1908. And of Northwestern University. Miss Stull taught for a number of years in Cleveland where she was principal of a Large Grade school the Standard. Many favourable comments were heard about the decorations along main St last year and the committee expects that this year s decorations will be More noticeable. The new Street lights will be an added help in showing off the ornaments. The Smethport Borough electric department is furnishing the wire and electric current for the decorations and the Quaker state Oil refining corp. Is cooperating by making the brackets which hold the ornaments to the Side of the Light standards. Local merchants Are going All out for Christmas this year carrying a full line of gifts that will attract local shoppers. Three stores Lindgren Milady Shoppe and Gabriel a have announced they will be open monday nights dec. 5 and 12, and every night starting dec 19 until j n Ormsby Section dec 24. While other retail stores will Likely follow suit. The Apollo club of Wellsville. N y. Will present a program of male chorus music at the Smethport High school auditorium under the sponsorship of the Smethport country club on saturday evening. December 17. At 8 15 of clock since its organization in 1936 the dub has attained a Well deserved reputation. On last october 23rd, the club participated in the new York 1 state singing contest held in Buffalo. By. And won the High Honor j of new York state Champion male chorus the club has been a member of j the associated male chorus of America since 1941, participating in their annual massed chorus concerts held in Buffalo Rochester water James la. Frantz tells rotarians of proposed Lanai canal from Allegheny River to Rochester is deemed feasible James la Frantz of Warren addressed the Smethport rotary club monday noon at the colonial hotel on the proposed Allegheny Genesee waterway he quoted figures on transportation costs and volume of freight traffic for the area showing the economic advantage of completing an All water route Between Pittsburgh and Rochester this project has been repeatedly recommended to Congress since the Early eighteen hundreds and a recent Survey by army engineers has shown the readability of such a water route the speaker emphasized the advantages to this area that would result from improved transportation facilities. President Wilbur Best announced that the local club ranked fourth from the top in attendance for last month. Fellowship chairman Herbert Larson introduced four visiting rotarians r a Moroder of Kane Doc Baker and Geo Nodalski of port Allegany and Hamlin Redfield of Eldred Bill Ross reported that or Wood from the department of agricultural economics of the Pennsylvania state College would speak to the club next monday. Only Nineteen members were in attendance monday. The first Day of Deer season accounted for Mast of the absences. One rotarian. Bill Rass bagged his Deer Early enough to get Back to town in time for the meeting. Comedy features senior lass play Hie Dally Dills Quot in play to by presented monday night has array of characters i. I. Bras led funeral services heart attack fatal to Frank e. Fatto 57, while Hunting at Marvindale Donald Carl of Coraopolis wounded Hunting near old Anchor the second Day of the current Deer Hunting season closed tuesday with one Man found dead of a heart attack and two nimrods wounded near Here. Trunk e Ballo 57, of 9517 Ewing Avorque Chicago was found dead Otio 05 a in. On the Hillside at Marvindale by another Hunter Leo. Keller of Slippery Rock. Coroner Elmer Beatty who Ai a to touted death to natural causes said or eatto had apparently been i Rifting on a stump and fell Forward when he was stricken with a heart 1 attack Coroner Beatty said he had been dead about an hour when his of a by was discovered. Or. Eatto and a fellow Hunter. Charles w. Waller of Chicago had started on their Day s Hunting trek at 6 46 a in. From the Home of Sam Naponic in Marvindale where they i were lodging. Later they became i separated. The two men had arrived in Smethport area sunday night. Or. Eatto a body was shipped wednesday Hack to Chicago where he had been employed As a labourer by the Chicago District electric corporation. Donald Carl of Coraopolis a was wounded in the left leg six inches above the knee while Hunting near Marvindale at to a. In. He was Given medical attention by or. F. E enter and later removed to the port Allegany Hospital where eight stitches were required to close the wound. He was later discharged. Or Carl and a group of other nimrods Are ramping in tents Back of old Anchor at Marvindale. Howard Randolph of Clarksburg. W va., suffered a flesh wound on a shudder and Arm while Hunting near Eldred shortly after noon tuesday with a party of other West virginians. Game Warden we. Shirey of Colegrove is continuing his investigation into the shooting mishaps. The senior plus. Play. Quot the Daffy which will Imp presented in the school auditorium monday night. December Sill. Will give you an Opportunity to meet a fat. Lazy Good natured Oran. Who enjoys poor health does no housework. Reads murder thrillers Speaks i softly to everyone eat chocolates continuously and consistently spoils Carol Rodney and the twins Dor it is and Dudley her grandchildren j who Are the really spoiled Quot brats Quot s of her son with whom she lives it j Richard whose wife died three years ago and who leaves a mess of complications when he makes a sudden trip to Chicago Cousin Maude from Peoria and Elaine Escott do some scrambling of events then surprisingly and very adroitly unscramble them ably assisted by mrs. Goggles a Nosey neighbor. Arnica the coloured maid of All work. Aimee love Well and Pete Norton school friends of Carol and Rodney. Also meet the hideous Python Snake that Elaine uses with Good effects in Quot giving the cure Quot to the family and Sec How she a out an tics Quot All the antics the family uses in trying to scare her away Stull was a native of Farmers i Ley the daughter of the late or. I town and Syracuse the group has been under the expert direction of mrs. Grace Brown since 1939 mrs. Brown enjoys the distinction of being one of the few women directors of a group such As this. Mrs Marianne Mcenroe an a arid a Leader in educational circles complis hed musician has acted As funeral services were held in accompanist for the club since 1944. Cleveland on Friday afternoon and another service at the Spink funeral Home in Olean. Interment took place in the cemetery at Portville. N. She is survived by two Sisters mrs. Burt Richmond of Alfred. N y. And mrs. Arthur Nuber of Cincinnati. Ohio and several nephews and nieces. Albino Deer killed Keating Grange plans Yule parly affair will be held tuesday dec. 1.3th Keating Grange held its regular meeting tuesday nov. 22. In the Norwich Grange Hall. Routine business was transacted and plans for a Christmas party were discussed. The committee in charge of the party is mrs. Elias Smith mrs. Margaret Pierce and mrs. Eugene very. The Christmas party will be held in the East Smethport schoolhouse on tuesday december 13th supper will be served at 6 30 of clock anyone planning to attend Are asked to Contact mrs. Elias Smith. All men attending will bring a mans 50c gift and All ladies will bring a 50c lady a gift. A rarity in the animal kingdom an Albino Deere was killed monday by Dallas mid Iron r. 1. 5, Punxsutawney on the opening Day of the present Deer season. Or mid Iron said he bagged the pure White six Point 120 Pound animal which he displayed on main St., at 2 p. In. One mile East of Ormsby. He returned Home with the Deer wednesday. \ Ictor yla by 71, Dies of injuries in Olean Hospital Valley Alan hurl when struck by truck on nov.�?T18th East Smethport fat meeting monday night the regular meeting of the East Smethport Parent teacher association will be held on monday dec. 15, at 8 15 of clock in the school auditorium. C. F. Felt assistant county superintendent will be the speaker of the evening. No trespass us for Sale at the Democrat office. Son born monday or. And mrs. Robert Faes of Crosby Are the parents of a son. Robert or. Born monday at the port Alle Gany Hospital. Or. And mrs. Clair Cooney of Crosby and or and mrs. Valentine Faes. Also of Crosby Are grandparents of the child. Victor Malby 71, wed known resident of Farmers Valley died Friday morning in St Francis Hospital in Olean of injuries received when he was struck by a truck on Friday nov. 18 in Farmers Valley. Or. Malby was born on a farm near Allegany. N april 16, 1878 he operated a Rural Telephone line in Allegany for several years before moving to banners Valley in 1941 he was a member of Allegany Lodge 794. Roof. Or. Malby is survived by his wife mrs. Dorothy blast Man Malby one daughter mrs. Alfred rudder of Attica n. Y., and two grandchildren. The funeral was held monday afternoon at 3 o clock from an Olean funeral Home. Burial was in the protestant cemetery in Allegany n y. The Rev. Winton h. Halsted pastor of the Peoples methodist Church officiated. Prominent citizen died wednesday funeral services for Daniel m blasted. 83. Former Burgess and retired businessman who died wednesday. Nov 23. Were held at 3 p in Friday in St. Luke s episcopal Church with the Rev f. Van Elict. Supply pastor officiating pallbearers were h d. Redfield Merle e. Dickinson Oscar Anderson. Paul Williams f e. Arthurs and Andrew 7, Hileman. Graveside services at Rose Hill cemetery were conducted by the Mckean Lodge 388, free and accepted masons of Smethport with Clarence a Burt As master and Andrew z. Hileman As chaplain. Out of town relatives who attended the funeral were or. And mrs Robert Edwards Cleveland o. Or. And mrs Garth Rumney or. And mrs. Martin Ramsey Bradford and mrs. J. C. Lillibridge. Binghamton. I Lunier la pcs flub to kill Hurt Duck glib scouts named fire wardens Christmas savings checks sent out the Smethport National Bank and the Hamlin Bank and Trust company sent out Christmas savings checks to their subscribers last Friday. The exact amount distributed distributed but it is agreed that the Money will flow into the business channels. Ice skating enjoyed the near Zero weather of last week caused Hamlin Lake to freeze Over and the Young Fry of the Borough were having a wonderful time skating on the ice Over the weekend. The Snow hampered the youngsters but a few of the More industrious ones cleared of space of Snow and enjoyed the pastime. Deer weighing 140 pounds shot in leg Donald Kenemuth 21 year old Hunter from Bolivar run tuesday credits the use of a club in subduing a Buck on the opening Day of the 194 9deor season. The Bolivar run youth was feeding chickens in the Yard Back of his Home when he allotted a Deer coming Down the Hill apparently wounded As it was limping. Without a gun or his Hunting License Young Kenemuth darted Back to the House for his right to bag the animal. Tearing off a Branch from a tree Kenemuth started Back after the animal and followed it Over a Gully. He finally clubbed the animal to death when it had Laid Down near a tree. Examination of the body showed that the eight Point. 140 Pound Buck had been shot in the front leg. Catholic daughters Christmas party four Hunters drowned in Tionesta dam four new Castle area Hunters drowned monday night when a boat carrying them across the Pool of the Tionesta dam capsized and Sank. Local teachers attend National Council meeting mrs. Celia Barron and miss Martha Colegrove attended the meetings of the National Council of teachers of English held november 23-26th Iii the hotel Statler Buffalo n. Catholic daughters of America will hold their annual Christmas party at the Bucktail Post Home thursday. December 8. Dinner will be served at 6.3u of clock followed by a social hour and Exchange of gifts. Reservations for the dinner should be sent to mrs. Anna Megivern or miss Ruth Mccarthy not later than monday. Dee. 5th. Kane Nimrod wounded Deer Hunting monday Lyle Larson Golf Champ at the Kane county club was shot through the right leg below the knee monday afternoon by unidentified Hunters who fled the scene. His condition is reported Good at the Kane Community Hospital. Interesting meeting held tuesday night at the cub scout meeting of pack to held tuesday evening at the Temple club scouts Lloyd Hackett and Bill Digel presented the Flag ceremony in an impressive manner followed by lighting candles that had been placed in a Small log. And at the same time Reading the Laws of the pack fallowing this cub Mas ter Seth Digel presented Bob cat pins to John Shellander and Jack Daugherty. The cubs were entertained when the parents took part in feats of skill which was the subject of entertainment for the evening. Each Den of cubs also performed feats of skill required of them in completing their achievements. I. E. Bailey fire Warden was present and deputized each cub a Junior fire Warden and presented them with pins and literature. Den i will have their number sewed on the Fack Flag for having the most parents present at the meeting. A a thank you Quot letter was read from Bruce Mckay for the stamp album Given him by pack 80 cub master Digel asked the cubs to make Christmas tree decorations for the county Home again this year and also to repair toys for the needy children As part of their december project. The successful meeting was brought to a close with everyone enjoying throwing darts at balloons. The Den mothers were asked to meet at the Home of mrs. Seth Digel wednesday evening to make plans for the month of december. Daughter born in Olean a baby girl who has been named Wendy Ann was born to or. And mrs. Wendell w. Mix tuesday night at the Olean general Hospital. Or. And mrs. Harold l. Lindquist Are the maternal grandparents

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