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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 16, 1933, Smethport, Pennsylvania Page three Mckean county Democrat Smethport a thursday March 16, 1933 Galeton swept by devastating fire Galeton pa., March Llu fanned by a Strong West wind flames completely destroyed six buildings Friday afternoon at Galeton causing injuries to two Volunteer firemen one serious and damage estimated today at $50,-000, according to Pennsylvania state troopers. The conflagration broke out in the basement of the Terry Conklin Bowling alleys main Street about one 4 of clock yesterday afternoon officials believe a overheated Furnace started s the Blaze. Galeton Volunteer firemen headed by chief Raymond Green immediately responded to an alarm but the brisk wind and the rapid headway gained by the flames made it impossible for the volunteers to halt the Progress of the Blaze. Requests for assistance were immediately telephoned to Wellsville and Coudersport and the departments dispatched pumpers to assist the Galeton fire fighters. Soon a dozen lines of Hose were playing water Over the burning buildings. When it became apparent that the structures attacked by the Blaze could not be saved the firemen concentrated their attention on saving adjoining structures. The Strong wind carried the flames four buildings to the West and one to the East completely destroying the Galeton shoe repair shop the Caz Dick general clothing store the Kelley Tea room and the Galeton ice Cream Parlours in addition to the Conklin Bowling alleys. Two Galeton firefighters were Hurt one seriously. During the height of the conflagration John Persing Volunteer fireman was struck by a falling Timber sustaining serious injuries to his knee Cap. Or. Pete can. Another Volunteer fireman was struck by a window Sill which fell when the Force of the Gas within blew out the window. He sustained a concussion to the brain and was rushed immediately to the Coudersport Hospital. The firemen had the flames under control at ave of clock yesterday afternoon but remained at the scene of the conflagration All night to prevent a new outbreak which might have been caused by smouldering embers. Three Pennsylvania state troopers were at the scene of the Blaze assisting local authorities in keeping Back the crowds. Smethport boy selected for National organization Milton Potter the son of or. And mrs. Milton g. Potter water Street has just been notified of his selection for membership in the the league of Curtis Salesman an Honor organization maintained by the Curtis publishing co. For boys who sell its publications. Admittance to this organization depends upon regular attendance and a record of efficient service to customers. Through this training teachers very generally report that boys gain a sense of responsibility that tends to make schooling More real to them. As Milton s friends know he is developing a sense of self Confidence and an ability to make decisions quickly. That is one reason he is proud to show his badge of membership to his friends and is now looking Forward to advancement to the next higher degree in the organization. Ceres boys and girls plan 4-h club a meeting of a group of boys and girls of Ceres Community was held at the Grange Hall last week for the purpose of organizing an agricultural 4-h club. County agent l. R. Bennett gave a talk on 4-h club work and explained some of the projects that would be practical far the Community. A a number of boy s and girls in the Community were not present it was decided to have everyone desiring to join a club give their name to or. R. A. Turner club Leader and to express their desire As to whether they wanted to raise strawberries or potatoes. 2 narrowly escape asphyxiation in their Home Olean. March 12�?two persons identified As George Baxter of Emporium. R. F. D., and mrs. Jennie Mckim of Driftwood. Pa., Are in the Olean general Hospital suffering from near asphyxiation. They were found in a room at the tourist Home of mrs. F. G. Crittenden at Portville Early yesterday. Late today attaches of the Hospital said mrs Mckim was a in fairly Good condition. Or. Baxter had not regained consciousness. A daughter of mrs. Mckim. Mrs Grace Fink of Linwood Avenue. Bradford was notified of her Mother s illness. Boards must fix school tax rates Harrisburg March 15�?Pennsylvania school boards Are confronted with unusual conditions a they prepare to make budgets and aet tax rates for next year. Pending legislation which May effect salaries of teachers has been summarized Ani sent to All county and District school superintendents by or. James n. Rule superintendent of Public instruction. He strongly advises school boards against wholesale termination of teachers contracts until the legislation acts upon a Bill to make salary reductions permissive. He indicated How contracts of acceptable teachers can be continued and possible salary changes adjusted in keeping with pending legislation. To change a teachers contract the school Board must notify the teacher in writing not less than sixty Days before the close of the school term. Or. Rule is advising school boards to Call in the contracts of teachers who Are to remain in service and attach a statement to be signed by the braid and teacher to the effect that the salary shall be fixed in accordance with pending legislation. The sixty Day period has expired for most fourth class districts observing an eight month term. April Marks the time limit for schools closing the last of May. School tax rates according to existing Laws must be set by boards of the second third and fourth class school districts affecting this town a during april and May for the following year. Determination of the tax rate is influenced to a great extent by the expected amount of state Aid to the District. Faced by a $5,000,000 re a auction in total state subsidies from j the $58,000,000 held necessary to carry i out provisions of the Edmonds act for the coming biennium and uncertainty in fixing of teachers salaries school boards await final action on possible permissive teacher salary reductions and determination of subsidy and distribution amounts Potier Ead shoots fairer suicides Coudersport a. March Ion a 12-year-old boy shot Down by an older brother who killed his father and a farm hand and then committed suicide hovered Between life and death today in a Wellsville n. Y. Hospital. Frank Maginnis the critically wounded boy suffered a Shotgun wound in the Back. John Maginnis 16, the Youthful killer was found dead in a stolen automobile a Shotgun at his Side. A verdict of suicide was rendered. The dead were Johns father Alfred Maginnis 55, Genesee Farmer and Miles Mchale 60, a hired Man. After killing the two and wounding his brother following a series of father and son quarrels John fired the House leaving mrs. Maginnis and her four other children homeless. Meanwhile the boy s Mother mrs. Alfred Maginnis found shelter with neighbors for herself and four other children one a babe in arms. She had been deprived of a son widowed and made homeless when John shot Down his father brother and a hired Man. Set fire to the Home and killed himself in a stolen automobile in which he had fled the scene. Following a deathbed statement by Frank police said they were satisfied the killings fire and suicide resulted directly from quarrels Between John and his father Over Money and restrictions placed by the father on use of the family car. Frank Maginnis. 12-year-old victim of his brother s attack is fighting for his life in the Wellsville Jones memorial Hospital. Pneumonia developing both in the lung torn torn by the shot gun charge and the other necessitated the administering of oxygen. Mrs. Mildred Maginnis the Mother and 14-months-old Diana who Are in the same Hospital suffering from exposure caused by their having had to flee their Home when flames broke out Are considered much better. Mrs. Maginnis suffered a nervous collapse also. The Are completely destroyed the House. Lone woman seeks Crosby postal Job Washington Anna n. Benson of Crosby is the Only applicant listed by the u. S. Civil service commission for the Job of postmaster at that place. The examination for the vacancy will be held March 18, according to information received from the civil service commission today. The appointment will be made by the postmaster general after the civil service commission has certified the applicant. Crosby is a fourth class office and the appointment when made will be for life. The compensation of the postmaster at Crosby is approximately $598 per year and is based on the amount of Stamps and Money order cancellations receipts from Box rentals sales of waste paper and twine. In addition the postmaster receives a yearly allowance for rent Light and heat. Rit. Jewett of Betula notes miss Francis Palmatier is suffering a severe attack of Quincy mrs. Joe Ober and Jessie Oviatt were Emporium shoppers saturday. Or. And mrs i. E Bailey sons Raymond and Glenn and or and mrs. Frank Oviatt attended the show at it Jewett last saturday night. Otto Fox of Williamsport was a guest at the Home of or. And mrs. L. B. Gallup last thursday and Friday. Or. And mrs. Russel Rowe of Wellsboro and Martha Calhoun of Mansfield state teachers College spent sunday at the Home of or and mrs. John Calhoun Clark Barnhart of Smethport entertained at a Stag party and fish Fry at the Lindholm cottage Friday night miss Thresa Thielie of costello spent sunday with her sister mrs. Arthur Gallup and family. Tom Bailey and Merle Wilson of Tamarack were guests of or and mrs. P w Knickerbocker last saturday night attorney Claude Shattuck of Smethport was a caller in town on sunday. Notice the discount period on Boro elec Trie Bills is extended five Days to March 20th. 1933 Daniel Bacon Burgess Kane Republican Friday George Rook 19, and Leo Phillips 30, of it. Jewett were apprehended Here last evening by state police on charge of robbing Herman Nesselson 75, of it. Jewett of $330 in Cash and $6274.08 in notes. The alleged robbery occurred Early tuesday but the police Here were not notified until yesterday afternoon. Privates Michael Shulick and Louis Bevilacqua were detailed to the Case and after an investigation located the men Here and placed them under arrest. They w Ere taken to it. Jewett and Given a hearing before Justice of the peace s. Lundberg who held them for court under bail. Aii the notes and part of the Money were recovered. The Money police said was found hidden in several places. The men were arrested at a hotel Here. According to admissions made to police Phillips stole the Wallet containing the Money and notes from under a Pillow in Nesselson a Home Early tuesday morning. Nesselson roomed at the Home of Nels Peterson at that place. A spending spree was said to have placed suspicion on the men. Swedish Mission Church o. Molin Der pastor week Day services wednesday March 22�?7 30 p. M. Mid week devotional. Friday March 17�?7 30 p. In. Mias Judith Peterson returned medical missionary of China will be the speaker. This will prove an excellent Opportunity for first hand information on the situation of the far East. Sunday services sunday school at 10 00 a. In. Prayer meeting at 7 30 p. In. Horses for Sale or Exchange. A Good selection of horses. 1200-1600 lbs. At Farmers prices. C. A. Howard phone 28f31, Friendship n. Y. Adv4tll-14 to Odoi specials for week end 3 la. Giant pop Corn 17c Rinso la. 2 boxes 37c log q Richman clothing easter special Man will be in Smethport monday j permanent Waves special $2 to $4. March 20th at Wright House. Phone Sim c a Kran King mrs g. P Bond a Abr a crack Don t let a worn out volume control spoil your programs. Let us install a new one and silence that rasping Gratin g noise. Rapid service on parts for any make. Phone 8iw technical radio service shop l Thornton Frier Pillsbury cake flour 2 for 15c soap flakes Large Box 10c a cml a Orri Taj. Quot and suck via mens Assn. Fresh milk quart 8c Cream r/2 pt.j5c Salt Mackerel Ciscoe herring anchovies Blue Pike Haddock oysters j. A. Lindholm amp son phone 64 a we delivery i0e30i divorce notice Ormsby notes r. L. Harris assistant superintendent of the s. P. O. Company of Bradford was a business caller Here Friday. Or. L. R. Cupp and family of it. Jewett were local visitors Friday evening. August Anderson and Francis Warner were Smethport visitors on saturday. Or. And mrs. W. A. Mahoney were Johnsonburg callers thursday. R. M. Pierce and Paul Newton were in Bradford on business Friday. The local Community club met at the Home of mrs. Bert fee. Tuesday and tied a quilt for the red Cross. Ten members were present. Mrs. Floyd Towner was the guest of Honor at a party Given at her Home Friday evening in Honor of her birthday anniversary. Dancing and games were enjoyed and a lunch was St red at a late hour. Marjorie Kendall is. John Kendall no. 26. December term 1932 Mckean county is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the sheriff of said county. Greeting whereas. Marjorie Kendall did on the 28th Day of january 1933, prefer her petition to our said judge of the court of common pleas for causes therein set Forth that she might be divorced from the Bonds of Matrimony entered into with you. John Kendall we therefore command you. The said John Kendall that setting aside All other business and excuses whatsoever you be and appear in your proper person before our judge at Smethport at a court of common pleas there to be held for the county of Mckean on the 27th Day of March 1933, next and show cause if any Why the said Marjorie Kendall your i wife should not be divorced from the Bonds of Matrimony agreeably to the act of Assembly in such cases made i and provided. Herein fail not. A True copy. Fred t Ludwick sheriff Wilson a Fitzgibbon Bradford pa., attorneys for lib Ellant. Sheriffs office Smethport a March 6, 1933 adv3tlo-12 Democrat want ads get results of a a rib a a rib a special Brick a ice Cream for i is. Patrich oat when the inevitable Day comes for one you be loved choose wisely a recondite 45c quart >2 amp it Economy pack 4c ice Cream a i pint 15c a Johnson Ujj 5 pharmacy self sealing Concrete burial vault a beautifully designed burial Case having a metallic finish of Gold Silver or statuary Bronze. Constructed of a waterproofed. Reinforced Concrete that will not rust or decay. Can be installed As easily As a Wood rough Box costs but Little More but will protect its contents until the end of time. Recondite co. Inc. Erie. A. Ask your funeral director h. H. Sasse Smethport a. Chevrolet the worlds lowest priced full size six Cylinder enclosed cars a new and additional line of Chevrolet Sixes another great new line of cars from the Leader Chevrolet introduces As an addition to its present master six the new Standard six line. Big full size full length automobiles built to Chevrolet standards of Quality. Performance. Dependability. And Economy. And Selling at the lowest prices Ever placed on six Cylinder enclosed motor cars. The styling is modern Are Stream styling. Ultra smart and up to the minute. The bodies Are Fisher Wood and St eel bodies spacious tastefully finished and featuring Fisher no draft ventilation. The windshields have safety plate Glass. The trails Coupe $445 coach $455 Coupe with rumble seat $475 ill Prue 6. Finl might Mut special Tiiu 11 be i i it in. I me a Del a my and nov 0. Of a. I.term%, it Heer Osri motor co. Detroit i us Mission has an easy cashless shift and a silent second gear. The engine is a smooth fast responsive six. And Chevrolet engineers have made Economy an outstanding feature engineering tests show that the Standard six goes More Miles on a gallon of Gas More on a filling of Oil than will any other full size car on the Road. As for reliability remember its a Chevrolet. Introduction of this new Standard six opens the Way for new thousands of people to enjoy the advantages of Chevrolet Quality. It gives the Public for the first time a full size automobile combining maximum Quality and maximum All round Economy. Chevrolet Standard six a general motors value Fay amp Mckeirnan Chevrolet garage main Street Smethport a

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