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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - December 11, 1919, Smethport, PennsylvaniaT i Harry u lao Kut mom k. Knaw Simf Timlet to per vol Lvi Smethport. A thursday. Dec. .11. M9 no. M Margaret Dicello acquitted tuesday y of murder charge Joseph Lambro s Case continued to february term various other cases heard during week Mega ouello. Re irined with the murder of Tony Greco on january 1 Lirl i Kane was acquitted in court thesdy afternoon after judge Bouton had instructed jury to return a verdict if guilty to Jura St complied without leaving seats. The judge ordered a at the close of the common s Case after one of the wit for the prosecution had Testi in clark1. Earl l. Doud. Tony Leone. H ii. Stoffer and a. C Fink. Edward Holland charged with burglary and larceny in Juniie Ctina with the robbery of the Pennsylvania depot at Kane pleaded Guilly. Sen Tinco was suspended until the february ileum. And the. Defendant was permitted to go. In his own Recu Golz Ante. In the sum of the Case of j. A Coffey who accidentally shot sunday night in Bradford was continued on a puck ton of counsel. Boffey is charge Eil with larceny is now lit the Brad fail Hospital in a critical condition. The Case of Wilbur Kiin charged with rape was continued to the february Lenn. Archie Hevenor charged with thou was by agreement of coun ordered by the court to ind j10 a month for so month t Siimes a. Lindsey. Pub ratios of Foi the support of the child the defendant a Illuv cd to rive Ball for Condi Tion u on. Carry Ink out the above sen Ellenn my Kennoy and James Izick charged with burglary and Iii a had i copy who before uie sent to the grand Lii Trici at frankly add Niv Tor Tami u that the Yin Tow a Ali an the Tea Stefen of not r i a sentenced to eleven months1 a few hours in the county jail. Mckinney and Lockward Are broke into two houses in East Bradford Sev eral weeks ago. And carried. Off most valuable contends thereof. William mat Berry of Bradford Tel involved the taking of a Plush Robe and stable Blanket from the barn of a or. Easton in bait Bradford the jury found defendant guilty but recommended him to the mercy of the court who sentenced the Pris Oner to sixty Days in jail cupids winners. The basketball season opened at last Friday evening with a Between the High school and cupids in whih the latter team win Vlot Arloua by a score of 44 to 22. The lined up As follows cup de Mcdermott and Joa Ellison forwards . Broughton and Bob Hurt guards Iroy nolds. Center. High school Gallup and l. Hull forwards Mccarthy and duly guards Butzer Center. Bucktail Post meeting was interesting Bucktail Post. 138. American held an interesting me Vilna at the Hvisc Parlours Friday night. The of the Post now number 110. And Many of them were present on in s Occas us. The Poat derided to secure the Nai Zuj of the next of Kin if All ser vice men from this District who lost their lives the world War and these be sent abroad at the request of the French government. Which "111 return certificates of commendation and condolence to the bereaved ones. The formation of basketball teams composed of Post Mem s1 was decided upon. The nest game will to Between the gobs and the Doug Hooks at a Date to to announced Ater. Survivors of the Bucktail a Gimel War Are to be invited to told Thor next reunion in Smethport As guests of the us Klail Post. Offt Cim Pim at the regular Meeng of the Smethport fire department last to Tredor the follow Law offi cers were elected chief John 8. Hull. Just. Ochtel Elmer quirk. _ Foreman Henry Hanusin engine co.-j5. W. Strong. Ant. Fore Owa Henry Hamulla in Fine j. Hyatt. Foreman Home . A Lesaer fast. Foreman Hose co. No. 1 Smith. Foreman Hose co. No. Aut. Foreman Hose co. No. Roar Chas e. Foreman chemical b. Hop per. Asst. Foreman chemical Ard Denning. Foreman Hook ladder Cochran. Aest. 4 ladder co. L. Hockenbury. E. Van Dyrke vice studholme. L. Milroy. A Mccoy. W. Hubbard j. 3. Mccarthy. Fred no strife in the gloat Industry says association president Thos. W. Camp boy burned to death at Simpsonjr Sedav i Ouis Closser. The Neven year old son of or. And mrs 0. W. Closer. Of Simpson was burned to death late tuesday afternoon when the barn on the Closser farm pm reduced to ashes. Or. And mrs. Dosser were in Bradford and the Only occupants of tie Home were or. Closser s Mother and about o clock the youngsters went out to the barn to feed the Stock and i tuls climbed into the loft to throw Down Sonie Hay. A Gas Light was burning thai. W. Camp of Smethport pro Dent of the american window glut association which u meeting week in Paltu bulk in formed the my Hhd monday that la absolutely do trouble in the Glass Industry at this time Between manufacturers and workmen. U exceptional Elf Catlon when the Indus unrest All Over the country is into consideration. Stated that the new wage scale pro Vides for a slight incr ease in the of the workmen but that there will be no raise in the Price of Glass. There would have been no shut Down of the local factory pending settlement of wage scale but As it happened a shortage has put Plant out of operation. Work la be fag rushed at the Smith port factory to Complete the Ina Taua Tion of lit producers from soft Coal and there is every indication to be. Here that the will soon be la readiness to Supply fuel for Plant. The drawback to returning of then will be the Coal strike but As Toon As a Supply of can be secured the Plant will again be placed in operation. Or. Camp Alto informed the Miner that the Empire company of struck another big Gaj Well in the flak hollow Field in Potter county that started with a production of s50.000 feet last Friday. Or. Camp and various Smethport residents Are stockholders in that company. Found dead in bed. Anthony Lewis sigsworth one of the oldest if not the oldest resident of it. Jewell was round lying on his b de dead at the Home of his Daugh Ter sirs. Mary mag be on High Street monday morning. The discovery of his death was by mrs. Me Mahon a granddaughter of the de and the position of the body indicated that or. Sigsworth had Arisen and had seated himself upon die bed before death overtook him he had evidently been dead but a Short time. The funeral arrange meals have not yet been made. The deceased was Horn at Fry burs. Clarion county on january i. 1826, and he would therefore have teen at years on new year s Day. He resold we la Fryburg until two years ago be Cam e Here to reside with his daughter. He is sur Vived by two sons. James of a Knul gee okla Harold of Ere arid three Don t miss a Florey s in gooey s engagement is drawing near. As waa announced in last week s paper his Gigantic circus la sure to be Here in the lyceum. The High school ath Jetle association has just received a Telegram from a Florey. Saying that be has had to hire six extra cars to transport the paraphernalia but the High school Baa wired a reply to spare no expense As they Are willing to stand any reason. Outlay in order to bring the great circus to Smethport. No tax will be req Arvd of the Spect Atoni. The vast amount of equipment will ally arrive thursday night so As to be ready for the performance Friday in. Winon a Tor the Commonwealth and k strict ii Toniey elect. And Cril Lup for defendant tale Meir been sworn am the following jury was 1 Jai us Sam Willow Creek r. A. Freely. Duke enter. J in. . Lullis Milis. C. A. John to n. Kane. A. Clay. Furrows. Julitia p. Makoe. Bradford. A. I Hristian. Kiis Zequa. U ii. Hunker. Otto township. Jii Fitzs Enild. Bradford. Carr. Port Allegany. C m. C Oleg Roye. Smethport. Kit. I vital Romp . A flu less of the shooting related the details of which e v with the girl s Story which Given first publicity by the mix several months ago. Greece was lulled by the girl s father after the had refused to Kiva him and upon Grecco s attempt to drag Margaret from the House Delcol shot him four times. Margaret Dicelo and. Her Mother departed for 1-Ock Haven tuesday where they will reside. During almost a year that the girl has been in the county jail she had be Hootne greatly attached Wile of the sheriff and her children. The Farewell was a tearful one and Margaret declares she. Is coming Back after awhile and do housework fur the Jones family. To e regular term of or Quilna tour convened londay afternoon at. 2 o clock with judge Joseph w. Ito ton of the Bench. Alirna Keery of Custer City Waas Foreman of the grand jury l. Pollock of Bradford was pointed tips ave to wait upon the Krand jury and Carl Benson of Kane special to slave for the term tote grand jury and after detailed instructions lasting 25 Man utes. By the court As to their Dutie re ired to room to act upon tin various matters to be. Strtt matted. To them for their consideration. It the following men upon Mecom of James a. , pro Ballon off Lucr were discharged from probation by the Wuttur Tompkins. Oharles Ile Ardsley. Kara wooden in Star. William s. Tehon George Wade George to eleven months in the county jail. C. Foreman who also pleaded guilty to the same charge was sent to jail fur six months. Tin two defendants were also lined ouch. Mayberry and Foreman Wirf arrested in connection with the theft j of automobile tires in Bradford Igo last sunday. Several assault and. Battery i pm l were disposed of monday the wants being Archie Kettle. John Hal a. A. Peterson and Frank Story Kettle was fined to and committed to jail for two months. Halleck was Fin and costs and Story was lined i a similar amount All tinge pleaded j guilty. John Walker and. Ray Dave door Drew heavy sentences on burglary charges both being sentenced to Soli j tary and separate for not less than two years or More than three years in the Western pen ten fiary. Joseph i Jethro charged with first degree murder was arraigned in open and on to Lipri of his attorney John a. Fitzgi Bon. The Case was continued to the february session. Kembro is alleged to have shot and killed Antonio Moreno in Bradford on september last. The Case Commonwealth is Walter swede Hjelm charged with statutory rape was the first to conic before the court in the morning. A jury . Pauline Vandernick was placed upon the stand., by the Colimon Weapu and her testimony developed the fact that on november 2sl. . Arid the defendant Ter Sweden Helm _ were married at Kane pa., by Rev. Or. Beck Pastir of the. Swedish lutheran Church and since that time have been living to Gether As Man and . At Ink Point t. D. Gallup attorney of the Defenda it objected to further Testi Mony of the witness on the ground she was the of the defendant the court sustained has objection and District. Attorney Wilson then stated that without the of the no Case could be made oat against the defendant. Whereupon Der instructions of the court the jury returned a verdict of the Caso Orth e Commonwealth is Eva Chase and Hazel Buchanan Char uses Tunis address against the i. W Wolsh elsts movement and be names to the Wellfare of the coun try. The matter of War Klosk insurance As legislation now Pend ing nuking it probable that it will v greatly of Attlen to keep to Good standing. All service men who have allowed their insurance to lapse Are notified they can be reinstated by the ment of two premiums the month in which they allowed it to lapse and the present month. This is Only bios Sable until dec . 1919. So delinquents should act quickly. The entertain sent committee Mem hers proved their Worth by providing most excellent which was heartily enjoyed. Methodist episcopal Church do you know what is is to be a maybe you do maybe you Don t. Come and hear the sub discussed at our morning ser vice next Sabbath. This is not a perfect Church but we believe in the nest and Are trying to approximate it. pros cd. Of e Allstr it attorney. Ill acted for larceny Jav Dently threw some Hay of the j get. In a few moments the barn was a mass of names. Very Effort was made to save Tufe children and through the timely of the grandmother and or. And mrs. B. Scott who live a Short distance All the children except the seven year old boy were carried to safety. In the excitement it was believed Tiit he had also escaped but when a1 was made his death was Dis covered. Much credit is due or. Scott for the manner in a Holcli he carried on the Rescue work. The barn was totally destroyed with All the Stock which consisted of two or three cows Anil a horse. A Largo amount of Hay was stored in file barn. Mrs. Only recently discharged from the Hospital and has been staying with relatives in that City for. The Pant few Days. Closser who is employed As an operator for the pure Pany the. 5 o clock tuesday afternoon. Shortly after his arrival in the City he was of the distressing of formerly o Kane miss Rose sigsworth. Of Oil City and of. My. Jewell Republican. The Parade will be Given at twelve o clock and will March the whole length of main it will be so Long that it will Roqu re at least an bears a nuisance. To a Given Point. A Large Harris Birg dec. Number and variety of animals from the menagerie of the circus will be parade., by be Only t. Small number As compared to the entire to it tile evening performance. The band become such a nuisance a parts of Potter and my counties that sch b. Cordon tiring Secretary of the state game commission last night issued a statement in which dressed in full costume and he Tiu Hunters will go into that Section. Will furnish music u a have just been investigating be to describe each arid every that bears have become so no 5jrht h he but we can Siy a that they trying sheep and raiding farms in Potter and me that lid rival has never been found. The Best part of it All is that the swedish Mission Church Rev. Rail g. Winstedt pastor. Sunday ser Elcee u follows sunday school a. M. Mora ing worship a. M. Evening service p. M. Lost Gold watch knife and Chain be Weeo Munn s and Wright House. Reward for return to this Dolce. Big Woods Bandit who robbed Betula Man of pursued by officers through the Forest Charles Bjork. A teamster emn loved and in where Guncheon. At Ai Iohp fore Ger was in the habit. Of suited and robbed by a masked his . Barber is Valu to be under indict monday night officers Are Rov Arn searching the big Woods for Frank Barber who came to Boti la from pot Ter county and is believed to to the Conj matted the robbery. Hook was coring for his team in a and is at. Liberty under Ball. Yesterday afternoon the mixer s Oor reap. Denre at Norwich in turkish in the information for the foregoing article 5ald that cons Tahlo barn at Frog Camp when the Bandit j Alex. Teed and Frank Armstrong entered jumped him and took p j were about to take the Trail in further of to in robber pointed in in one of. The various or As a few Days ago he had banter abandoned lumber Camps in the big cd Bjork into showing him a Jisoo Hill i Woods. Kean suld i have pall it represents Only. On an sex them found such reports Well founded and Jelv Isaiall scale the Gnu cur and vast. There is Rood Bear Hunting to be had of the performance in the even. This is the last week of the season for such iut no. And i Hope sports men can help relieve a local Situa Tion in that part of the Thomas Summerson we Beld Thomas and miss Blanche Eunice two of a Etnas most popular Young people were United in marriage wednesday december 10 1919 at the methodist parsonage by Rev. Arthur Gregson. The Miner unites with their hosts of friends in extending Best wishes for a Long and Happy married life to this worthy couple. Or. Tutoma served As a the War. Stockholders annual meeting please take notice that the annual of the shareholders of the Grange National Bank of my Kean county at. Smethport pa., held at its banking office in the Bor. Otth of Smethport. Pa., on tuesday january 13th. 192 0 front 12 until 2 o clock p. M. For the election of directory. E. Drake cashier. The a n ring attractions positively new Ami have never been seen in any circus before. Being new. And w Ith Gat Poey s reputation of having the Best and most Nier Esling performances these can t help but offer the funniest and. Moot Laush producing Ever witnessed. Remember that pop Corn peanuts and Home made Candy will be sold at tie circus. Perhaps Well a vhf some Pink lemonade for. You in Case you become . Everyone in and the be seen at the lyceum on Friday evening. No doubt uie House Wilt be lucked so come Early so that you May get inside the doors. If you hear the Roar done be and Back out for they Are All Couie one. Come All tin the cast All of your cares away leave trouble behind. And you will find and say Charlotte Spanogle. Howard Strong. Lost son returns. Wanted window Glass Jack the Long lost son of mrs. Tory workers Biliran made his sudden appearance to want 15 Complete single hero tuesday. When questioned he eur eight shops. Blowers gatherers of. I saw in the Miner where and snappers. We have two Tanaw a Florey 8 circus was coming to under roof and will operate each f 1 came period. Will Start january 1st. Fine and Fine working conditions. Christmas gifts write shopping see our neat line of door company Independence Kan hand made novelties j adv4sw2 Sis. mrs

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