Page 5 of 22 Jun 1933 Issue of Smethport M Kean County Democrat in Smethport, Pennsylvania

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free
Want a high-quality poster of this page? Add to Cart

Read an issue on 22 Jun 1933 in Smethport, Pennsylvania and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Smethport M Kean County Democrat.

Browse Smethport M Kean County Democrat

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 22 Jun 1933 Smethport M Kean County Democrat in Smethport, Pennsylvania. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - June 22, 1933, Smethport, Pennsylvania Page five Mckean county it a _ 8 a Smethport. Pa., thursday june 22, Mckean Democrat Smethport pa., thurs., june 22, 1933 a Robert Digel has purchased a new Plymouth Coupe. A local thermometers touched 96 degrees tuesday. A Joseph Megivern has purchased a new Plymouth Coupe. A this morning brought a Comfort drop in temperature. A painters have brightened the residence of j. S. Mccarthy on King St. A a new Shingle roof has been put on the Large barn of Ben Norman on East Street. A an electric refrigeration system has been installed in the Lindholm grocery on main Street. A Lloyd Hackett has purchased a new Chevrolet Coupe through the Fay amp Mckiernan Agency. A mrs. Harry Hull has been confined to her Home on Center Street by Evere attack of illness. A a Tennis court is being built by c. W. Mosser in the rear of his residence on West main Street. Al. E. Munn has purchased a new Chevrolet automobile through the local Fay amp Mckiernan Agency. A mrs. Thomas Dunn will entertain the members of the m. G. Club at her i Home on South Street this evening. A a sizeable second Story addition has been built to the handsome residence of f. Quirk on main Street. A mrs. Fral Herriman entertained the members of the b. B. R. Club at her Home on Bank Street last evening. A mrs. H. Ellsworth has been confined to her Home on main Street by a severe attack of illness during the past week. A Milton g. Potter proprietor of the Smethport Riding school has purchased two Saddle horses from d. L. Dennis of Eldred. A carpenters Are making improve ing with Mentag to the garage building of Martin Carlson in the rear of his residence on main Street. A Andrew Van Dyke will leave next wednesday for new Hampshire. Where he will be employed this summer As a private Tutor. A mrs. Alice Gallup who has been seriously ill at her Home in Irish hollow. Is now improving in a manner Gratifying to her Many friends. A Smethport will be Well represent j John de at a horse show sponsored by the Ludlow Community club to be held at Wildcat Park on saturday july 15. A mrs. R. Kessler jr., left wednesday morning to join or. Kessler at their summer Home on Piseco Lake in the Adirondack mountains new York. A the extensive and attractive remodelling work at the residence of or and mrs. Jerry Healey on East main Street is rapidly nearing completion. A several Smethport and Shinglehouse ladies tendered mrs. C. K. Freeman of Center Street a delightful Surprise party at her Home last Friday afternoon. A Arvid Hjelm janitor of the Borough schools who has been a surgical patient at the Kane Community Hospital was discharged from that institution on sunday and returned Home. A in the face of rising prices you can buy. This week splendid merchandise for even less than formerly in Monheimer s store read his advertisement on this Page of the Democrat. Or w. Herzog motored to Dubois on monday to bring Home mrs. Herzog and son Jimmy who a been a patient in the Dubois Hospital for the past two weeks following a surgical operation. A Eugene Irons of the Ormsby Road has been seriously ill at his Farn Home near the Smethport Borough line during the past week. Or. Iron is 76 years of age Little Hope has been held for his recovery a local carpenters and painters have been experiencing an unprecedented Busy summer. Smethport property owners have seemingly embarked on a commendable town wide fix up and paint up Campaign. A Frank Baker gifted Young Eldred vocalist graduated from the Eastman school of music in Rochester on monday of last week. Or Baker who is a son of or. And mrs. Frank Baker is now filling a radio broadcasting contract in Rochester. A Boyd Burdick former local boy who is now in charge of one of the Large factory departments of general motors in Detroit mich., motored to Smethport last week with mrs. Burdick and daughter for a visit with his Brothers Wade Burdick of Smethport and Leo Burdick of Burbank. J a yesterday june 21, was the longest Day of the year a Thos. Anderson has pm Chase j a new Plymouth coup get. A Russell Lindsley has purchased a Plymouth Sedan through the Smethport garage Agency. A the Wheeler amp Almond circus a motor truck Enterprise will exhibit in Eldred next tuesday. A carpenters have made extensive improvements to the front of Yerdon a service station on main Street. A old sol again attained scorching intensity in ibis Section of the United states on tuesday and humanity has sheltered. A the Rev. Bernard Garlick preached an eloquent inspiring Sermon at the morning service at St. Luke a episcopal Church sunday. A a. Al thamm of the mechanical department of the Bradford Star record formerly of Smethport is recovering from a severe attack of illness. A carpenters have been making extensive alterations to the front of the cottage hotel on Fulton Street including a sizeable addition to the first floor of the Structure. A coloured artists of the citizens conservation corps Camp at sugar run presented a successful minstrel show Quot the military blackbirds Quot in Bradford last thursday and Friday nights. A Kane is entertaining the Demolay convention today. The Erie pa., Demolay band of fifty pieces is in Kane for the convention and yesterday the crack musical organization played a concert in Bradford. A the Dubbs cracking unit at the Quaker state Oil refinery at Farmers Valley has been shut Down during the past week while Carbon cleaning operations necessary at regular intervals have been in Progress. A mrs. Joe d. Mather of Dauphin pa., formerly of Smethport in renewing her subscription to the Democrat writes Quot we enjoy hearing from the old Home town Quot mrs. Mather is Liv her children. Or. And mss. I Alfred Oviatt at Dauphin near har a Risburg. A or. And mrs s. Hayes and daughter Becky of Warren were i vis tors in Smethport last saturday. Or. And mrs Hayes who Are registered nurses have been employed at the Warren state Hospital since the City meat Market conducted by or. Hayes was destroyed by the main Street fire in january. R. Collins of Coudersport former democratic state chairman and r r. Edwards Burgess of Muncy pa., and National Delegate from this District to the democratic convention in Chicago last year were visitors in Smethport last thursday. They came Here to meet their Friend s. Messer vice president of the Quaker state Oil refining corporation. A or. Win. D. Barry local physician and William Brougham u. S. N., retired of Farmers Valley left on tuesday for an extended motor trip across the continent. Their first a mrs Mabel Morrison and prof. Hubert Morrison were in Cony pa., on wednesday to attend the funeral of a relative. A mrs. James Gormley and grandson Paul Miller of Pittsburgh spent sunday with her Nephew attorney c. W. Shattuck. A mrs. Eugenia Merrell is spending a Short time in Buffalo before proceeding to her summer Home in the thousand islands. A or. And alls. A. B. Anderson and or. And mrs. Carl Anderson and family of Willcox pa., spent sunday with relatives in Smethport. A or and mrs. Hamlin Burdick of Birmingham alich., arrived in Smethport on londay for a visit with his father r. E. Burdick. A Earl r. Abbey who has been spending some time with his Mother airs. M. Abbey of King Street left yesterday for Akron Ohio. A mis. Rena Balsley mrs. Albert Johnson and mrs. Dorothy Allison left londay for Chicago to visit the Century of Progress exposition. A attorney and airs. Horace b King and four sons of Harrisburg visited his sister mrs. D. P. Rhea of East Alain Street on londay. A miss Elizabeth Sheehan and Niece mrs. James Flannigan and two sons of Ridgway called on their Cousin mrs. Judd Hackett last sunday. A miss Harriett Strong who teaches at Belvidere n. J., arrived Home on saturday to spend the summer vacation with her parents or. And airs. E. W. . H. Gleason left today for new York City to attend the graduation of his granddaughter miss Jane Mcgowan daughter of or. And mrs. George Mcgowan. A Clinton and Taylor studholme students at the University of Wisconsin Madison have returned Home to spend the summer vacation with their father e. A. Studholme. A air. And airs. Ambrose Alc cabe of Erie were in Smethport last week to attend the funeral of the former a sister. Mrs. Margaret Regan who died on wednesday of last week a airs. Kathryn Hungiville and the Alines Irene Gebriel Alary Kleisath and Ruth Walker left saturday for Chicago where they Are visiting the Century of Progress exposition. A mrs. Alfred Ashworth. Mrs. H. H. Redfield mrs. C. C. Choate and alls Dora Keenan were guests at a luncheon Given by All s. Robert e. Lewis of Coudersport on londay afternoon. A among the Many Smethport citizens who left this week for the thousand islands were amiss Mary Bacon Paul Hallstrom Mise Alel cent Pattison mrs. Amildred Ridings miss May Poorman and miss Lottie Anderson. A Elon Gifford of Clay n. Y. Has been the guest of his great Uncle Warley Gifford and family of King Street. Or. Gifford is a grandson of the late Seth Gifford Pioneer local Lumberman who later operated a big Sawmill at Carthage n. Y. A air. And mrs Forrest h. Nourse Stop will be in Chicago where they and sons Forrest jr., and Richard will visit the wonders of the Century left yesterday by motor for Chicago of Progress exposition and from there to attend the Century of Progress sex they will proceed to the Pacific coast j position. From that City mrs. Nourse Quaker state banquet was splendid event Smethport a Observance of Quaker state week sponsored by the Conour climb to show the appreciation this Community feels for the Farmers Valley Oil refinery of the Quaker state refining corporation the town greatest Industry was a great Success in every sense of the word. Citizens of Smethport United splendidly in the spirit of the event. The red letter duty of the week was last thursday when the officials of the Quaker state co were guests of Smethport the program closing with a big banquet for local civic leaders and their guests at the colonial hotel in the evening. I at five of clock thursday afternoon a motor Parade of thirty cals formed and traversed the business Section being headed by the Smethport band Riding in a Large motor truck. The procession went to banners i Valley where Over one Hundred Smethport citizens were guests of the Quaker state officials on a Complete personally conducted tour through the great refining Plant with its recently completed $350,000 Dubbs cracking unit. The visitors were amazed at the intricate details of this modern Plant which is devoted to the production of internationally recognized Quaker state oils lubricants and greases and Sterling gasoline. The Plant which employees too steady hands and a sizeable part time Force with a $15,000 monthly payroll ships an average of Twenty carloads of manufactured products daily and is rapidly becoming the key Plant of the Quaker state co., under a steady expansion program. The company has other refine ties at Oil City and Emlenton pa., and St. Alary. W. A. Returning to Smethport the local citizens and guests proceeded to the colonial hotel where the banquet was served at 7 30 p. Rn., covers being Laid for 120. Due to inability of c. W. Lillibridg it president of the canopus club to attend e. A. Studholme president of the Grande Bank presided As toastmaster in most capable style. Or. W. A. Ostrander president of the Borough Council welcomed the distinguished guests in a Happy manner. Toasts were responded to by a. G. Geuder of St. Mails. Assistant superintendent of the Pittsburg Shawmut and Northern Railroad co w. H. Rock amp a superintendent of the Farmers Valley refinery s. Messer Oil City vice president of the Quaker state Oil refining corporation g. B Hunter Emlenton director and head of the manufacturing department. Quaker state co. During the banquet a Fine musical program was rendered by Kepler a orchestra and s. A. Burdick local business Man and gifted munsing Wear silk Hose 79c and 98c Arrow Trump shirts $1.95 the Fry company member Federated stores of America organdy blouses new this week three charming styles in plaid organdy and White pique sizes 34 to 40�?at 98c. A Beauty in lace sizes 34 to 40�?at $1.50. Tailored skirts pure linens pleasingly styled at. 98c overnight cases a Light Oval Case 9�?�xi3�?T\ and 4�?� deep a imitation leather in Brown and Blacks snap catch and comfortable handle. Serviceable and Good looking 29c Robes for swimmers they Are made of a a cannons Bath towels White with coloured Borders. 98c, patrolman John Eagan Hurt on Road at Warren Warren june 15.�?John m. Eagan of the state Highway patrol substation at Warren suffered head injuries and a slight concussion when the motorcycle he was Riding left the Warren Jamestown Highway last evening. The Accident occurred at 7 15 p. In near the main Entrance to the state Hospital. According to witnesses the a Side piece used in parking the motorcycle accidentally dropped striking the pavement and throwing the machine from the Road. The motorcycle Careener Over the berm a kidded through the Loose dirt and struck a tree with terrific Force. The unconscious patrolman was rushed to the Warren general Hospital by Corporal l. E Linder of Warren. Who was patrolling with him at the time. By the Northern route. They Ririe Oregon Washington and Zamorma cities finally returning Home by the extreme Southern route to Florida and thence North and Home. A a Bolivar news item of last thursday says Quot mrs. W. E. Sawyer entertained in compliment to mrs. E. Cather on wednesday afternoon at her Home on South Street. The House was tastefully decorated with Garden Flowers. Three tables of Bridge were in play and favors were won by Ai. Jane Alac Donnell and Al Charles. Parker. Afternoon Tea was a Frank Petruzzi has started work of Ere Cung his new dwelling House on Larvin Street opposite Mccoy stadium. Personal Points and on. Forrest will pj3 c c c j by id to Albuquerque new Mexico for a visit with her parents until next september. A airs Laura Van Dusen. Teacher in the local schools is in Philadelphia to attend the graduation of her son George Van Dusen from the Wharton school of finance of the University of Pennsylvania and to visit her sister alias Elizabeth Hewitt registered nurse who is in charge of the dispensary at the Hospital at league Island Navy Yard. Airs. Van Dusen Miff Hewitt and air. Van Dusen will motor to Smethport today. Patrolman Eagan was assigned to the Smethport sub station of the state Highway patrol and served Here rpm cd the Gath eng with piano Soler for neatly a year being transferred discharged from the Hospital the latter part of last week the concussion Clearing up satisfactorily. He suffered a painful Cut on the head but has returned to Active duty. The Accident last week was the first serious mishap in Eagan s service a an officer of the patrol. Musician in to Warren this Spring. Alan friends of the efficient officer will be pleased to learn that he was action. Cooper forced to use emergency Chute in jump Bradford Munday Herald. A Dick Cooper Parachute jumper and world famous daredevil of Harrisburg escaped serious injury at the Bradford Airport on thursday when his main Chute blew out forcing him to use his emergency outfit when he jumped at an Altitude of about 2,000 feet from a Taylor cub Plana piloted by Bud havens test Pilot. A Large crowd witnessed the performance and for a while it looked a though Cooper was going to be badly injured. Cooper was doing the flour Quot smoke screen Quot act when the main Chute delayed in opening about 800 feet Down. Dick pulled the rip Cord but two panels were blown out forcing the emergency Chute to be brought into i Zinsner Wiant announcement has been Marie of the marriage of alias Harriett Wiant of new Bethlehem pa., formerly of a mrs. F. A. Miller and son. John were visitors in Ole a on ties Day. A George a. Simpson of Bradford was a visitor in Smethport on monday. A mrs. Whiter Wells of Coudersport visited mrs. R. Hester tuesday afternoon. A Frank Barry of Bradford was renewing his Many local friendships on monday. A miss Martha Matthews is spending the week with friends in Sheffield a. A William Kerr of the Smethport specially co. Is a business visitor in new York. A Fred Lyman who is employed at Timlin pa., spent the week end at his Home Here. A or. And mrs. Frederick Fairbank of port Allegany spent sunday with Smethport. And Charles Zinn it r. I Turing department. Emlenton w. R tons. The Large assemblage was seated by an admirable table arrangement extending through the front rooms of. _ the.9er of was. Handled by a Bevy of local Young la a Dies. Decorations were in the official Quaker state colors Green and White. The menu featuring roast Chicken. Was one which reflected great credit on landlord l e. Munn. Of the colonial. It was a Happy get together occasion and the town s distinguished visitors could not help but sense the warmth of feeling Smethport has for the Quaker state company. Officers of the Quaker state co. In attendance were s. Messer vice pres-1 Tyg. Ident. Oil City g. B. Hunter member i of the Board and head of in a Nufa a unafraid which was solemnized May 28 at the Home of the brides Uncle and aunt air and mrs. Of. Wiant of new Bethlehem former Smethport residents. The Bride is a graduate of Smethport High school and of Indiana state teachers College and attended Pennsylvania state College. The Groom is an expert accountant. Or. And mrs. Zinsner Are now at Home at 26 Oakley ave., Westview a. Richman clothing Man will be in Smethport on monday. June 26, at the Wright House. C. A. Franking Reitz secretary9. Oil City. A group of Shawmut Railroad official of St. Alary were also guests at the banquet coming to Smethport to Honor the Quaker state executives. They were p. B. Mcbride assistant to the receiver j. D. Beaver general superintendent a. G. Geuder assistant superintendent f. H. Wells general freight and passenger agent j. C. Fodge train master e. Krauss traffic department. The Conopka club committee which had charge of the successful event consisted of c. W Masser chairman w. H. Rockman Leonard b. Johnson h. Rice and w. W. Barnum. Friends ii Ere a a party of local motorists obtain a a mrs. Mettle Saunders of shingled a close and inspiring View of a Herd of four Beautiful fawns in a Meadow near Farmers Valley to a Day morning. The Deer were just ready to Cross the Road ahead of the local car. Which was brought to a Stop. The animals then turned and re crossed the Meadow to the Woods from which they came leaping a High Fence in flight. A some improvement was reported yesterday in the condition of Walter Olson proprietor of the Quaker Grill at Farmers Valley and a Well known local Young Man who was taken to the Kane Community Hospital last saturday after being confined to the Home of his brother Leonard Olson for a week by illness. Or. Olson is suffering a recurrence of an attack of inflammatory rheumatism which incapacitated him several years ago. He has been unable to walk and suffering excruciating pain. Many friends of the popular Young Man Hope for his Early recovery. A the june meeting of the women a foreign missionary society of the methodist episcopal Church was held in the Harris class room tuesday evening at 8 00 of clock with Twenty two members in attendance plans were made for a Silver Tea to be held at the Home of mrs. E. E. Drake on thursday evening june 29. At 8 00 of clock. The program was in charge of mrs. Mabel Morrison who was assisted by mrs. James a. Nellis and jog Lac narc i we Ous freshment were served by airs. C. O. Taylor mrs. William Wright mrs. W. A. Ross and mrs. E. W. Workley House is spending the week end with relatives Here. A airs. Alice Stull spent sunday the guest of her Bister. Or. Nellie my Alee of Johnsonburg. A or and mrs. A. L. Gallup were guests of or. And mrs. De. Pattison of Hazelhurst sunday. A mrs. P. Of. Curran returned Home yesterday after a visit with relatives in Poughkeepsie n. Y. A or. And mrs. O. Hamlin have left for their summer Home at Frontenac thousand islands. A or. And mrs. Norman Hull and family of Albion pa., spent the week end with relatives Here. A mrs. Henry Peterson and children Phyllis and Robert spent the week end in Jamestown n. Y. A or. And mrs. Lawrence Kent and family of Eldred were guests of or. And mrs. A o. Comes on sunday. A miss Alice Irons and Friend of Buffalo spent sunday with her aunt mrs. Judd Hackett of the Valley Road. A master Billy Rice of Sheffield pa., is spending the week Here at the Home of or. And mrs. D. Matthews and family. A Raphael Kessler it returned Home yesterday from a Short stay at the Kess Lersy summer Home on Piseco Lake n. Y. A mrs. Lillian Backus editor and publisher of the Mckean county left tuesday for Philadelphia where she attended the graduation Law her son Harry Backus from the Wharton school of finance of the University of Pennsylvania yesterday. Car washing or work at Odd jobs Lawn mowing or anything. 25 cents per hour. Call �9w Smethport to for Sale or Exchange one extra Nice pair of heavy draft horses Ages 5-6, weight 3400 a real pair. Charles f. Shives Box 905. Emporium a. Adv2t we Are not taking advantage of rising Price but offer you this week the Best kind of merchandise at even Tower prices than Ever before. White Buckskin Oxford shoes. $198 regular Price $3.00 White Duck pants $1.15 regular Price $1.75 White Duck Caps 25c regular Price 50c White dress shirts or sweaters. $100 each White Toyo Panama hats. 98c regular Price $1.50 Monheimer s store specials for week end Campbells Tomato soup 2 for 13c d Kellogg scorn flakes. 2 for 13c p amp g soap 3c Crisco 19c Sunshine crispy crackers 10c d o j. A. Lindholm amp son phone 64 we deliver 0x3io the children of today Are unafraid. They have Confidence in you their parents. Which Means that they have Confidence in their country. Although As yet unexpressed they expect you to preserve this nation and pass it along to them even As your fathers passed the government Over to you sound secure and Homeland of which to be proud. A new Day now dawns. All that is now needed is for you to have Faith in your fellow citizens and their institutions. In your work and planning you will need efficient banking service. We will be pleased to serve you. Grange National Bank of Mckean county Smethport Penna. Member of the Federal Reserve system

Search All Newspapers in Smethport, Pennsylvania

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Smethport M Kean County Democrat Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Smethport M Kean County Democrat?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection