Page 1 of 27 Jan 1855 Issue of Mckean Citizen in Smethport, Pennsylvania

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 27 Jan 1855 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 Mckean Citizen.

Browse Mckean Citizen
  • mckean-citizen page 1 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 1
  • mckean-citizen page 2 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 2
  • mckean-citizen page 3 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 3
  • mckean-citizen page 4 Press tab to continue slide or press d key to skip
    Page 4

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 27 Jan 1855 Mckean Citizen 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.

McKean Citizen (Newspaper) - January 27, 1855, Smethport, Pennsylvania co. Deep Blue Light. Tho trial commenced. To go after help. In Tho breast computed to pro a state of Catalepsy nearly that Many might have Boon Woon e of Cut or. The complaint horse fled towards Home so to could was Clear and distinct Forth the he had not gone fact that the prisoner Abel Adams far however when he heard the sound o with malice id a Hoise s fret and on turning to the he found simple and Jordan the Bigler was Cross questioned verily but his testimony was not vol. The fairies. Where do vre hide when Hie year is old when the Days Are Short and the Nigut Sare cold where the floor i s have Laid Hera Down to die and the winds Rush past with a hollow sigh and Witch i and fiends on their Broomsticks ride of Here do we delicate fairies hide of Theio some of us borrow the White mouse skin our dresses Are far too and get up a Hall in the Palace of ice i with a hop and skip be Are there in a Trice i and we Don t go Home from these Midnight balls till the Sun lights up our Diamond Halls we Don t go Home till morning the Eta Western cob flt Pooh by Austin c. Bukd1c in the fall of 1849, i was travelling ii the West on business. I left Sippi at Columbia having Renado up my mind t land far much Finburgh i should strike the Green rive r to he northward to take one of the email Flat boats for the o3iio. To missis Kentucky travel by do., when far i the queer Oid elves of the Northern land Welcome our Beautiful fair band 1 raise stir fair eyes and our Curling hair our nimble a cps and our music rare our Golden crowns and the gems we Wear and All our Rich adorning. Sometimes we Fly to the noon Day isl i where summer forever unfading smiles and crumple the tropical Flowers for Beds where fairies Nestle to Weir Small tired Heads j5ut when the stars of the South Shine Bright we Chase fhe.5re-fh through the Naglit when the tigers growl and the Lions Roar we Fly o or their Heads and laugh the More. And Pinch their Heads Aud their tails for in these Are our games on a tropical night sometimes to visit the children of Earth and take up our stand at the social Hearth a e hover and ring by the conch of p i till the frightened dreamer smiles we polish the la a of a deep Blue so and hush the troublesome baby s and a e nip blooms grow on our rings ars not we fairies Good Little Ali Init a i Tho Dorn Nuse in his Tarki nod grave Ai inc and maids in the ire bound , late one evening i arrived at the town such a Day one Mathew in the first place by striking him of the head with some Blunt and in the Sec Ond place by stabbing him in the breast Etc. To All the prisoner plead no Tgu from the fim testimony Learned the follow leg near Sundown one afternoon about a week previous Mathew Hampton stopped at the shop of the prisoner to get his horse of there Ca room of of the c intending to take Fror i by Tho the Barf r the tavern was crowded with people and i noticed that Large numb ii Mizens were collected ominous to under about the Street Corner appearing to discussing some matters of Moi Ethan u Siil interest i of pouts 1 became Kunou s to know i i i the Capps of All this and at the first favor Able Opportunity i asked the question of the landlord. He gazed at me a moment silence and then with an shake of the head he gave me stand that a most dreadful thing had happened but before he had explained Loma what it to was called Anivay to other business. J 1 soon found however that the Ful things was the subject of conversation All me and by simply i in Pught into the my Ai Trio naked troops when the Birds arc dumb Ai the torrent pent no in its glittering -.heath, Welcome flip slight of the first Green Leaf. Seemed i murder the crier had be Aito listening Wilery. Ii hat there was to be u trial for Here on the next Day and that i and All who knew an Arimo i. Inti ii a to know whether dope nil for different people gave the in in Ai is were not flip Cradle of lib v j t Nal was a Young Blair Smith who1 born and brought up in the town and until the present time had Faor Nej a character above reproach i i a Side adored to find out Pai but i could ascertain Little upon which to different thing of flawed. Ilo was explicit in Alt Bis Stato a talents the same time he profs regret thai to was called upon testify against Ucman for whom he Felt As much respect As he did for the prisoner. At length Young Adams arose to Tell his Story Fie spoke Cleat by and with the _ to 111 shod. This Hampton was a wealthy far tone of a Rian who tells Tho to uth. H Mer and his estate Lay on the southward near line and Only about fifteen Miles Distant from he was known to have had some two thou and dollars wifi Liim at tie which he had received at Columbia for Corn. It was nearly dusk when he started from the prisoner s shop. He Jook out his pocket Book to pay the Job of shoeing his horse. This he did within the shop and two persons Weie present who now testified to the fact and also that when the pocket Book was opened a Large Bunch of Bank notes was exposed. About an hour after Hampton left Llhee in isomer came out of his shop and went to Hia stable and having saddled his flee test horse he he were too excited to Bosforo he got Linof to it. Ranco of geography. Deep that lie put Home in Liis Iginio Man in Wise or , but he that in Hon tha murder had transpired Only about la week before and consequently the Eves nil was fresh in the minds of the 1 he Only facts that came to me upon Union not Alwart As air which i Lely were that a Middle aged Man named Mathew Hampton had been murdered and robbed and that Abel Addams the Young Blacksmith had been Ai rested Foi the crime and would be tried Oij t in Mot Row. Some said that the my Derec Man a Money to the amount of two thousand dollars had been found on the young1 Man s person but others denied ibis statement. Yet All sympathized with the prisoner. He was beloved by All his and but few of them could be i Lieve anything of the reports that had crept will tie Boston Post mrs Partington. It to circulation. To at Knon. Take such a Rihely interest in the As i was in no particular hate i re Napier when lie saw tic Purser ins rum and a few morning since we were Rev Init to our family the of a Friend found upon Little i he had adopted when one of the Little Olive tranches dear that will be his step of the was to gain .1 reputation is to pm Laior to be what 3011 to appear of a who he Wasa talked quadruped while Labouring and i cerebral excitement. Editor in up v As by Hen by a had dog say Runck sea news from i i j let your hand give in proportion to your Pur 3 remembering always the estimation of the widows mite but that it is not Oneal o la that Chai All however Are worthy of inquiry or the deserving May suffer. I m niggles Why we get such stagnant solved to remain in a until the trial Corse off so i went and Baa my i name raped upon the stage Book and then informed mine Host of my nation. On the following Corning at woman has wage std that men hour the people began to Floe j. A ,1 to i i i Brcik their it is All the same As when lobs or one of its sprouting immediately and growing in its place. Good humor will sometimes conquer ill Hunnjr but ill humor will conquer it oftener and for this Plain reason Good humor generosity ill humor on meanness. A married lady found her two sons Onari cling and in Hopes of putting an end to their different Ces uttered the you Joung rascals it you Don t desist direct Lyell Tell both your fathers there Are Many men who appear to to struggling against adversity and yet Are Happy j but Jet More although abounding in wealth Are Enumerable a buckwheat slippers smoking Coffee roam exulting m buttons jacks in. R. Sheet Iron quilts b Lue in the Pitcher untre frosty Bones ice deemed Lic an Early toward tha court House and i saw if i would do Termi mounted and Sta Iteck offal full Gallop in the direction which Hampton had taken. I next Camo two witnesses or simple and or. Both of them Respecta ble citizens of a who testified As follows they had been into Tho Edge of tonnes business and Vevie returning Home. At about nine o Dock on tha evening in question they came to a Point in the Road where a High blurt overlooked Thi Way and while passing this they were Tait cd by seeing something in the Moonlight High looked like a Man. They it once icy had Imp ii Ley had not been there Moro than a minute when dismounted and found that what t seen was the body of la whew h All Goro covered and bleeding. T they were joined by a third Man Tjho said that to saw the murder committed and that the murderer fled towards in simple and Jordan both Recagni new Comer As Henry Bigler and his character was by no Means was still warm so could not have been must join the crowd. 1 secure a i did so and at length found myself with in the Iii Lomg and As Good Fortu be would have it i Niclo a stand near ithe prisoners Box. Ten o clock was the fixed hour for opening the s court acid before Itiat time every come viable standing place outside the flock1 was filled. Stagings wire Erec Ted upon Eljie outside under the windows and these too were crowded. At the appointed Courtl Canne in and the prisoner was conducted to1 the Box. Said prisoner was not More than five and Twenty years of age. He possessed one of the most pleasing countenances i Ever saw. It was one of those bold Frank faces Ful of courage and ipod of just such Ati one As is unhesitatingly taken sweetened As of a Pura carried with Percha Steak Dull razors pm and Chocs rhubarb Man

Search All Newspapers in Smethport, Pennsylvania

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Mckean Citizen 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 Mckean Citizen?

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