Page 5 of 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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) - May 4, 1933, Smethport, Pennsylvania Page five Mckean county Democrat Smethport a. Thursday May 4, r0.�?TMckean Democrat. 1 a Smethport thursday May 4, 1933 local Penci Lings a painters have finished brightening the Grange Bank building. A a terrific electrical storm visited this Section tuesday afternoon. A a mrs. Tony Sharro is confined to her Home by an attack of Grippe. A a son was bom to or. And mrs. Albert Reed of Rew City on thursday. April 27. A the Marvel specially factory has shut Down after a recent a Short but Bias a. A mrs. Orlo Ness who has been ill for the past week is now Merjch. Improved. % a painters have brightened the front of the upper main Street Market Basket store. A the dance conducted at the Temple club last Friday night was largely attended. A a daughter was born to or. And mrs. Wesley Reed of Farmers Valley on sunday april 23. A a dance is being conducted this evening for the Benefit of the East Smethport baseball team. A mrs. P. S. Curran entertained the five Hundred club at her Home on King Street last evening. A a. J. Rice is convalescent after an attack of illness which confined him to his Home recently. A a. H. Redfield prominent local Man is recovering satisfactorily from a severe attack of illness a mrs. Preston Bernard entertained the tuesday Bridge club at her Home on main Street tuesday evening. A play was resumed at the splendid course of the Smethport country club the latter part of last week. A Frank Oviatt of Betula has purchased a Chevrolet Sedan through the local Fay amp Mckeirnan Agency. A the regular monthly meeting of the Smethport fire department will be held this evening at 8 00 of clock. A miss Helen Fitch entertained the members of the l. A. H. M club at her Home in East Smethport last evening. A mrs. W. H. Halpenny entertained her Larkin club at dinner at 6 30 tuesday evening at her Home on Bank Street. A mrs. O. J. Hamlin will entertain at contract Bridge at her Home on West main Street this evening at eight of clock. A miss Mary Kleisath will entertain the fifty fifty club at the Home of mrs. Charles Keenan this evening at eight of clock. A mrs Clarence Choate entertained on tuesday evening in Honor of her Niece. Mrs. Howard Brownell of Fairfield Conn. A lightning during storms monday and tuesday hit several Trees in various parts of town and wrought havoc with radio aerials. A mrs. Walter Brenneman entertained the members of the fortnightly club at 6 30 of clock dinner at her Home last evening. A a consignment of the splendid International trucks was delivered to the Smethport garage co., local distributors last saturday. A mrs Charles o. Taylor entertained the neighbourhood club at her Home on the Marvin Creek Road on wednesday reverting at 7 30. A mrs. Dorothy Allison entertained at Bridge on Friday evening in Honor of miss Nan Quigley of Philadelphia who was her guest last week. A slight improvement is reported in the condition of John Apple Veteran Smethport attorney who has been ill for several wrecks past. A Homer Green of Farmers Valley suffered a painfully burned left leg sunday while preparing a pot of glue. He Wras attended by or. R. S. Minerd. A Burgess Daniel Bacon is having a new double deck porch constructed to the rear of his Block on main Street. Also a basement garage under the Structure. A contractor j. Alfred Johnson is making rapid Progress with the new Brick building of Chas. Infant Ino which is arising from the main Street fire zone ruins. A or. And mrs. Fred Miller have moved from the Purtle residence on North Franklin Street into the Russell Hungerford residence on South Franklin Street. A councilman Leo Digel is again Able to be out after a wrestling match with a severe attack of rheumatism which confined him to his Home on water Street. A you can Bank on it that the merchandise offered by Monheimer on this Page of the Democrat is the Best for the least Money Ever sold in Smethport or Vicinity. A mrs. W. Lillibridge and mrs. J. A. Karlen were the hostesses at the regular meeting of the Priscilla club at the methodist episcopal Church on Friday evening. A miss Mary Mccarthy entertained the Meanon club at dinner at the Backus restaurant monday evening at 6 30 followed by Bridge at her Home on East main Street. Max Moore or. Son of or. And mrs. Max Moore of Bradford a Mem Ber of the Junior class at Pennsylvania state College has been elected treasurer of the class of �?T34. A James Hubbard superintendent of the Smethport water company and c. L. Lorah local Engineer completed a thorough Survey of the lines of the local water system last week. A under the benign influence of the Beautiful Spring weather which prevailed Over the week end foliage assumed a Rich Green colouring in step with the March towards summer. A Lawrence Ness of Selinsgrove pa., spent two weeks with his parents or. And mrs. Arthur Ness. Lawrence better known As Quot buddy Ness is much improved after a Long illness. A or. A r. Livermore received last week the mounting of a magnificent head of an 8-Point Bucko a True Monarch of the forests which he shot on Lasher Brook last fall. The mounting was done by the Ridgway taxidermy company and is Hung in the doctors dental office. The perfect head with its great rack of Horas came within one Point of winning the prize of a free mounting which is awarded each year by the Ridgway firm. A or. And mrs. H. W. Cummings entertained the cast of the senior play a listen in on the Campus at dinner at their Home on West main Street saturday evening preceding the rehearsal a Rev. And its. Arthur Gregson of Bolivar n. Y., were guests of friends Here sunday evening. Rev. Gregson occupied the pulpit of the methodist episcopal Church of which he was formerly pastor. A splendid Progress is continuing on the Beautiful new club House of the Smethport country club which will replace the Structure destroy cd by fire last fall and the new club House will soon be ready for use. A a. E. Eysinger who has been seriously ill at his Home in Bradford is recovering rapidly and was Able yesterday to be in his office for part of the Day. Mir. Eysinger is advertising manager for the Bradford Era. A one Hundred and seventy members of the senior class of Bradford senior High school will receive diplomas at exercises probably to be held in a local theatre on june 21, according to superintendent of schools j. F. Butterwort or. A local anglers report that Trout fishing has hit a new Low Mark in streams of this Section so far this season despite restocking activities. Due either to poor Trout fishing or poor Angling or both Veteran fishermen have been meeting with extremely poor Luck to Date. A the May meeting of Mckean chapter daughters of the american revolution will be held at the Home of mrs. W. Freeman on tuesday afternoon May 9th at 2 30 of clock. At this time the report of the Continental Congress will be Given and the annual election of officers occur. A Stanton Lillibridge son of county supt of schools and mrs. W Lillibridge. Has returned to the Buffalo general Hospital for treatment j the Well known local Young Man suf i feed a recurrence of an ailment which confined him to bed for a Long time last year and May be compelled to undergo a second operation. A a Beautiful new 2-Story residence is nearing completion on the farm of or. And mrs. D. L. Haven on the Burbank Road replacing their Fine farm Home which was destroyed by fire several months ago. The new House which is Large and Modem stands on the cellar foundation of the burned Structure. Edward Norman is the contractor. A the Market Basket store on lower main Street managed by d. Matthews. Has been completely redecorated and remodeler. The business establishment is most attractive. New shelves have been placed and a modern Needle Spray Green goods display rack has been installed. A new lighting system has also been placed in the store. A mrs. H. G. German mrs a. G. Bush mrs h. Halpenny mrs. O. Taylor mrs. W. G. Holder mrs. Larry Sparks mrs. Wade Burdick and mrs. J. A. Cleveland were in Ludlow on last saturday to attend a meeting of the inter county Council of the auxiliaries to the american legion. The next meeting will be held Here the latter part of june. A or. And mrs. Russell Hungerford and sons Terry and Philip moved to Bradford saturday where they will make their future Home. Or. Hungerford holds a responsible clerical position at the offices of the Cunningham Gas corporation in that City and his duties make it imperative that he live nearer to his office. Smethport citizens regret the departure of to i estimable family and wish them every Success in their new City of abode. 0 a or. R. E. Hockenberry who recently leased the offices and apartment formerly occupied by the late or. Robert Hamilton moved from his office in the Grange Bank building to the new quarters on saturday. Or. And mrs. Hockenberry have not moved into the apartment yet the former a amp no Only the office at present. Or. And mrs. Robert Hamilton expect to vacate the apartment and move to their new Home on Rose Hill Avenue this week. The office and apartment in the Hamilton Block have been redecorated and remodeler for the new tenants. A Cecil Reynolds letter Carrier at the local Post office who with his wife and son and father. Rufus Reyno tyls of the Holmes amp Gillfillan Plant recently returned from a months Vacar Tion tour of the South by motor reports a most interesting and enjoyable Outing. The local party visited the principal cities of Maryland Virginia the Carolinas. Georgia Florida Mississippi Louisiana Alabama Tennessee. Kentucky. West Virginia and Ohio. Considerable time was spent in Florida. The speedometer of their car showed a mileage of a fraction under 6000 Miles on their return to Smethport. This vacation trip continued a series of similar annual vacation Journie which have taken the Reynolds family to the Western Eastern Northern and now the Southern sections of America. Personal Points a Norman Hull left saturday for Waterford pa., where he is employed. Al. R. Dodd of Jamestown was a business visitor in town on tuesday. A mrs. Anna quirk and mrs. Thomas Clark were Kane visitors on monday. A mrs. W. H. Covert and son Howard of Wolf run were in town on saturday. A Thomas Oviatt returned Home Friday after spending a few weeks in Bradford. A miss Iva Bacon of Dubois spent the week end Here with her father d. M. Bacon. A mrs. Mary Wallace and Nephew Hale Butterfield were Olean visitors last saturday. A mrs. Ruth Donovan of Shinglehouse has been spending a week Here with relatives. A mrs. E. E. Drake and mrs. R. S. Minerd were port Allegany visitors saturday afternoon. A or. And mrs. Andy Peterson and daughter of Gowanda n. Were week Elm vial toil lib Ric. A miss Iva Bacon of Punxsutawney spent sunday the guest of her father Burgees Daniel Bacon. A Marion Gleason spent the easter vacation in Williamsport As a guest of Mary Ellese Brownell. A or. And tvs. J. A. Peterson and daughters of Wilcox pa., were guests of relatives Here on sunday. A mrs. William Mahoney of orms by was in town last saturday calling on her Niece mrs Orlo Ness. A miss Arloween Murray who has been ill for the past week. Was Able to return to school on monday. A or. And mrs. Charles Hull of East Smethport have moved to Carrie Oviatte a farm in Keating township. A miss Helen Griffin who teaches in Olean spent the week end Here with her Mother mrs Richard Griffin. Mrs. Dorothy Allison motored to Clearfield to take mass Nan Quigley of Philadelphia to Clearfield to visit friends. A or. And mrs. Charles Schultz and daughter Anne of Salamanca were calling on relatives and friends Here sunday. A or. And mrs. J. J. Johnston mrs. Mabel Morrison and prof. Hubert Morrison motored to Franklin. A. Sunday to spend the Day. A mrs. E. T. Daly and or. And mrs. Walter Brenneman and son Bobby were guests of or. And mrs. W. P. Merrill of Kane on sunday. A i mass Helen Fry will arrive Home this evening from Meadville. Pa., where she is a member of the senior class at Allegheny College. A mrs. Howard Brownell and sons Rogers and William of Fairfield Conn., spent the week Here with her Mother mrs. Helen Rogers. A or. And mrs. E. E. Pattison and daughters Mildred and Hazel of Hazelhurst were guests of or. And mrs. A. L. Gallup on sunday. A or. And mrs. Cleve Van sickle returned Home sunday from Washington. D. C., where they had been spending the past two weeks. A John Eagen. Member of the state Highway patrol who was recently transferred from Smethport to Warren. Was a visitor Here on tuesday. A or. And mrs. Alton Pierson and son. Harold and mrs. Holmes of Jamestown. A. Visited at the Home of mrs. Melville Vaughn on sunday. Cd. F Lane of Turtle Point tax collector of Annin township was a Smethport visitor monday and was a pleasant caller at the Democrat office. A George Mie Carthy of Bradford and de. Mccarthy of Wellsville former Well known local men. Were pleasant callers at the Democrat office last saturday. A i mass Vera Thomas. R. N., who is a member of the department of Public health staff of the City of Erie is spending the week Here with her father l. R. Thomas. A mrs. E. A Hawke and son David left yesterday to motor to Detroit to bring Home miss Theo Freeman a physical instructor in a Detroit High school for her summer vacation. A attorney and mrs. Joseph Willson spent the week end at Canandaigua Lake n. Y., and returned Home sunday. Bringing Home their daughter Joan who has been visiting her grandmother mrs. W j. Willson. A or. And mrs. Ralph w. Herzog and daughters Phyllis and Janet and miss Helen Fry expect to leave Friday morning for new Haven Conn., to spend the week end with or. And mrs. Gerald Hotchkiss miss Fry will attend the boat races on saturday. Local girl reserves take part in Bradford service this is girl Reserve week and a number of the members of the local groups attended the Beautiful Vesper service at the y. W. A in Bradford sunday afternoon at four of clock. A Fine musical program was Given by the Bradford girls and miss Julia Martin gave a thought provoking talk on Quot Spring gardens. Miss Martha Matthews of Smethport rendered a pleasing piano Solo. Tea was served and a Friendly hour enjoyed. The girls in attendance were Margaret Burdick. Audene Cooper Phyllis Herzog Louise Hull Norma Hull Joyce Jones. Lucy Keenan. Janet Lillibridge. Dorothy Lillibridge Leah Ludwick. Charlotte Mckendrik Bernice Mckendrick Ruth Mosser Martha Matthews Rena Mattison Jane Mundy Mary Oviatt Susanna Speer and Germaine Wesselek. They were accompanied by mrs. R Kessler jr., mrs. Mary Digel mrs. Jack Clarke mrs. Ralph w. Herzog and miss Carrie Day. Plans Are being made to attend the Mother daughter banquet at the y. W. A. On Friday evening. May 5th at 6 15 of clock. Ruth Maeser will Render a piano Solo Norma Brainard will Render a vocal Solo and mrs. W. Lillibridge will give a Toast and Alberta Guenter will give a Reading. Work wanted capable industrious Young Man desires work of any kind. Experienced in farm work of All kinds has Drivers License and can operate trucks or passenger cars. Willing to work by hour Day week or month reasonable wages. Phone 253j, the Canvas shoes with Stout durable rubber soles Cost you from15c to 50c less a pair in this store than elsewhere.55c to 95c will buy a pair for either men or boys. Monheimer s store a in in a a will circulate petition a asking Council to take a Mccoy stadium and Park a a petition will be circulated a in Smethport addressed to the a Borough Council and asking a that body to approve the plan a of assuming control of Mccoy a stadium and Hamlin Park. A the magnificent recreation a Center Worth at least $50,000, a and Given by descendants of a Pioneer Hamlin family is in a imminent danger of de Genera a Tion due to the fact that Buck a Tail Post american legion at a present in charge of the prop a cry is financially unable to a maintain it. It is pointed out that the a Post membership at the time a Hamlin Park and Mccoy Sta a drum were turned Over to them a was 125 but has now fallen be a Low 30 Active members. The a Post has been experiencing Dif a acuity in maintaining the let Gion lyceum without any added a Burden. It would indeed be a shame if a the stadium Park and Lake be a allowed to lapse into ruins. It a is a matter of civic Pride and a a demonstration of appreciation a for the splendid gift which is a the envy of surrounding towns a that the Borough take Over a maintenance. A the property was intended to a be used for amusement sport a and recreation for All the Citi a Zens As such it should continue. A members of the Council Are a anxious to ascertain Public a sentiment but it is a foregone a conclusion that the petition be a ing circulated will contain the a names of a Large majority of a the local citizens. A the donors. Bucktail Post a and the Smethport school Board a have All signified willingness a that the change in management a be made. A it is said that the expense to a the Borough would be in signify a cant most of the work being a done by present employees. There a is some labor available in exp change for state Relief orders. A also at the present time. K. Ii a a a i t i i the most famous of All famous coloured bands none better than Mckinney a Cotton pickers the original coliseum Ceres n. A turd a y eve., May 6th 9 p. M. Social plan a gentlemen $1 ladies 25c this band is known from coast to coast As the greatest coloured band in America second Only to cab Calloway. This is the Only Stop Over in this Section. You be heard their records you be heard them on the air hear them in person. A All dances Eastern Standard time High school play pleases another How tonight the first production of Quot listen in on the Campus a a play for the Benefit of the Smethport High school senior class fund at the Star theatre last night was greeted by a Large audience. The play will be repeated again this evening at 8 00 p. In. Action deals with the loss of the emperors Emerald which is presumably stolen by a gang of Crooks working on the Campus. A string of pearls disappears also and the mystery is complicated by appearance of a Young lady who has forgotten her identity. There is a broadcast of a football game and several romantic episodes. The mystery is finally solved and everything ends happily after Many tribulations. An excellent cast was trained by mrs. H. W. Cumming9 and mrs. Jack Clarke. Music last night was furnished by Tanner s orchestra and will be provided tonight by Kepler a orchestra. Admission is 40c for adults and 20c for children. Travellers club meeting the travellers club held a very enjoyable meeting at the club House on saturday afternoon at three o clock a very interesting and entertaining debate on Quot does Home making require ability Quot was Given by mrs. E. G. Potter affirmative and mrs. W. A. Ross negative. Both speakers advanced very Clever and amusing arguments to prove their contentions. The judges decided in favor of the affirmative speaker. Miss Jennie Biever read a splendid paper on Quot Rock gardens and aquatics speaking authoritatively As she is an expert Gardner. Mrs. O. J. Hamlin a subject was Quot old time gardens and she presented a most attractive and informing picture of these gardens of our ancestors. Rummage Sale St Priscilla a Guild will conduct a rummage Sale at St. Luke a Parish House tuesday May 9. At 2 00 p. In. Rose Bushes and pansies 93 score29 none better butter Swift so Brookfield Home made sausage fresh ground Hamburg English Cut pork chops beef r0ast veal roast pork chops pork roast tender Juicy beef Steak. 2lb 25 2��?T25 a a 15 Home cured Salt pork Ohio Jersey milk milk c it. 8 Cream 15c half pint Bernard Market phone 318 we deliver munsing Wear silk Hose Arrow Trump shirts 79c and 98c $1.95the Fry company member Federated stores of Amer Camake it yourself blouses 37c patterned and marked on sheer Batiste ready to Cut out pretty fast color prints that Are new and Snappy a Green Blue Brown and red a few minutes with the scissors a few More at the machine and a a Preston a Beautiful new Blouse with an outlay of Only 37c. Get silk Flat crepe 59c an unheard of Quality at this Low Price you la surely want some of this wonderful silk crepe for slips and linings and Many other uses�?40 inches wide. Gold Seal Cong oleum rugs 9x12$6 75 other sizes from 18x36 up at proportionally Low prices. Done to wait get that new Rug special a big Fuu size Quality House broom.19ckeep the Faith the foundations of a successful Bank must be built upon Confidence and safety. It i upon precisely this sort of foundation that the Grange National Bank has been building for Many years. And today the Grange National Bank is Large enough to serve you Strong enough to protect you and yet Small enough to know National ban of Mckean county Smethport Penna. Member of the Federal Reserve Oystein

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