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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - December 15, 1904, Smethport, PennsylvaniaOnnon Haury t. Backus editor proprietor . Official paper of the county Smethport pa., thursday dec. Test 1904t 1.25 per regular term criminal court a number of cases of interest f tried this week. Err John Kreboy was found guilty. End of the Larrabee assault Case several cases Den eral court news. The last term of Rai Anuial court for at 2 p i Moda with judge to Tito on the Bench Tetuo of Biml Fml was appointed. For comm the Iury. Licio vice Case of the do duct for Hial Liete consisted of Mike in the role of ii enraged husband emptied a Load of shot into tie person of his wife s Paramour Mike Bich Wilgram Manga a tramp pleaded Golty of begging m Smethport and was sentenced to Wooste of -tl0ttandttuaer80thr00 i i hic of with. Intent to kill four for Selling tumor without a lieu spa three larceny., four for As Sault and Battery and a Taino to of sine to of the peace malicious mischief mgl fire bogging wife Deserf iou Ami can ing Coli sealed weapons after the retirement of the grand jury the county constables made their returns the following cases were continued Commonwealth Liq p s n r. R. Co i charged with Nui Sance by permitting mud and water to accumulate at their crossing near mar Amdale Commonwealth is Allen Utt malicious mischief. Commonwealth is. John Carlson assault and Battery. Twelve natives of Italy of Sweden were sworn in As american citizens. When court opened tuesday morning a Bunch of prisoners was brought into court to plead guilty to the charges which were made against them Bert Evans of port Augany charged with furnishing liquor to Jared Button a intemperate habits was so on rent in county jail. Verdicts of guilty Wero rendered in the caws of Tho Commonwealth is. Daa Gorman and Maggio Spencer of Brad Ford charged with wiling liquor with of Huckso and Commonwealth is o Neill and Maggie o in ill of Brad Ford same charge t in ease of Raffalo Guislppe As Sault and Battery with in text to kill Francisco cos Oleto the prosecutor no oct 2, 1004, Whilo in n fined and costs and sentenced to Days in jail Sam Kirk of Bradford pleaded guilty to the larceny of a tur key from Mclntyre Taylor butchers. Oscar Avery pleaded guilty to breaking he House of j o White in Liberty township and stealing a suit of clothes Ami sentenced to the state Reform school James Martin Frank Kirk Loyd Berry and James Taylor tramps arrested on complaint of detective co Over of the Pennsylvania Railroad who Behoved they wore a gang of burglars the men and costs each and tended to two Mouths m Tuo Conaty jail. John Obrien and James Collins who were rounded no at the same time pleaded not guilty to the charge of carrying conc Alejj weapons but were tried and found guilty and were sen tended to g months each in Thev county jail the attorney for the electric Assem Bly petitioned the court that the name be changed to the Earnest americans probably the most interesting Case on the list this week was that of common wealth is. John Kreboy charged with assault with attempt to kill. Kreboy murderously assaulted a Young woman mrs mane bunk this the Case that bore resemblance to Black hand naga Juzfa at the. Inni Bei Lam Pikeiii West Lino at Faircl Niobe among some ital Mui unit the de Pendant mod a shot Fiona at defendant contended ii fat he bail to Iti Arrel with some cousins of the prosecutor and Flint to fired the revolver to lighten them Cosolito testified that Bullet his Hoad nud entered the Vail of the shanty. The verdict was guilty and to was of ont Eileed to four years Ami Siv Mon Tim in the Western. Penitentiary. The grand jury of completing it work submitted to court the following presentment to the honorable Joseph w Bouton president judge of the court of Quarter Jesu on of Mek Cau county. Tire grand jury begs leave to submit the following report we have examined the county poor House several of the in mates and find the institution to be in Good order mid the meniates to be Well Aronld death of Maurice Hall. It was with a feeling of saddened Surprise that the Community received the of the death of Maurice Hall which oct urged at h o clock saturday Deo. Although it Gener ally known that he suffering with typhoid the Public War not aware that his condition was critical. Or. Hall was by life Long resident of Smithpott and Vicinity and was an industrious and esteemed citizen for thu past Fco veral years to has held the position of assistant manager mid time Keo Pur it the Smethport window Glass factory he was a regular attendant at the Baptist chinch and almost his lost words were that up god and Zilfi d happily and Cluis Tum s Diutsh mami2c Hall was born i East Kreboy vrho unknown to the to met. Her Iii Larrabee her Way the Glam out and As there wan no Tram until the defendant volunteered to secure a room in a hotel which is near the depot tins was done and he registered As John Troboy and wife. In morning they strolled about in the Vicinity of the hotel and in the afternoon the defendant asked Bank to shanty which was located about a mile from the depot. She went with him As far As a. Railroad cat which was about three quarters of a mile tip the Road and declined to proceed any further where housed and cared for. We recommend however that an adequate water Supply for fire plot motion be in stalled the county jail Wpm found to be id Good condition except that the men s apartments in the jail should be painted the grand jury particularly desire at tins time to emphasize the necessity of employing a competent person As county detective whose duty it should 30 to apprehend and prose Onte criminals Morden peace and Good older of the Community be preserved. We recommend the following changes in the court House so that valuable ref ords be exposed to danger of fire tha t the office of the Begis Tor of wills by move to the room now occupied by the county Treaster and that the vault and office be fitted up with metallic filing cases and furniture that the office of the county treasurer be moved to the office now occupied by the sheriff and that the same be fitted up with the proper metallic fur Niente and filing canes also a Safe. That the office of the sheriff be moved to the room now occupied by the Register of wills that the vault in the prothonotary s office be completely furnished metallic filing cases to take the place of the present wooden cases. Respectfully submitted Siwic Allport Sopt 8, 1800 Oil Bee 20, 1881, Liu was Mairich to miss Varna Victoria Oallen of Ward or y. The fits of this Union wire Jour two of m Horn misses Bessie and Battle survive their Mother Ami father. Mrs. Verna Harf died july 1900. Oil Deo. 24, 1001, was United in a r mrs. Nellie Camp. Us revues to mourn his loss. Aside from those mentioned he leaves a. Father Ira Hall two Brothers Burdette and Olar ence and a. Step daughter Little miss Madison. Impressive in neral services head at the Baptist Church tuesday after noon Rev p. 3 Calvin officiating a Large concourse of mourning friends followed the remains to their final rest ing place in roae Hill cemetery. Or. Hall was a Melber of Tho a 0 t. A and i. O o. F and orders together with the Glass a orders organizations Fol Lowed the remains to the grave where the solemn burial service the Odd rendered. Death of Jerome Goodrich. Is Rosie Goodrich who has been a resident of Mckean county for the pest thirty years died at the temporary Resi Dence or his daughter mrs Frank Row be m Sronet port saturday night dec after to Long a general ancient Hist qty. Happening la no com county la Days of old taken from the on tuesday night february the Village of port Augany was made the scene of a bold and during burglary. The parties who perpetrated the deed Are Well known in thin Section and have not in the Petit been altogether free from crime. Their names Are Given As Dar Ling and Jackson. They forced open tile doors of the Post office with some kind of on Roxi instrument and entered it abstracting from Hie Money drawer Poirto in Cash and about Worth of o and three cent postage Stamps in count action with Postfix flick in a cry store and All the Ai Milc s and lamps they proceed a d to loud Thom Selim Down with Jeu Ehy which they Ilid to fhe tune of about yesterday there froth which the curtain took Floc this is tile most Orcas Osasio coup Cater but Why should lamp be burning a that time of Day it is of Rhinnie tha it u no worse and there Are a veral use Fol to be Learned by the Occo which Art too apparent to Nee mention Here. Morning suspicion x Giro used that the be Okyi a Bov Judd Foreman of the grand jury. Russia s troubles. The japs have been steadily closing port Arthur for the past weekend time of the commission of the crime prospects fun Kub Sisir Relief in that Jianko upon the defendant Drew what she from the "pp61 window opened Fira Quarter less daily to make matters worse the russian government n threatened with a in Tom by a St dated Deo 14, which a Flercy. And fatal flight Between police and 18 has occurred at Odessa. On monday the police were informed that a revolutionary meeting was in Prog we in a Honee in Bolga Skaja Street in Odessa officers surrounded the years of age barricaded the House and House and attempted to the conspirators led by a girl St cent 19 resisted the officers. The girl Leader breaking Down of the system being responsible demise. Or. Goodich was of. A. Genial disposition and made friends on every baud. To was an interesting and fluent talker Well versed on the topics of the times and Many of his pointed comments on Publio will remain Long in the memory of his Many friends he had seen this Section of Pennsyl Vania grow from a pathless Forest into jts present populous and industrious prominence and his stones of time Early Days never failed. To attract a Circle of attentive listeners or Goodich was one of the last of the real pioneers of this Section. Jerome Goodrich was born in Madi son county n. T., in nov 27, 1821 he Cauin to this state in 1885 and lived in Coudersport. He was married. Oct. 27, 844, Ann Eliza Earl of co uder sport. They resided m Potter county until 1859, when the family moved to Emporium and made that their Home for about 15 years when they came to Mckean county mrs Goodrich died m february 885 _ six children Are left to Inonu a the Losi of a father mrs Sherwood Rightmyer port jerriir2t. Rowlee named duct mail prow los Wero he guilty parties p search War laut was sworn out against them and the place of residence of each them searched the warrant did a Good work for Justice us it brought to Light Many articles which had been stolen and implicate d the persons in crime of people in Dot just suspicion but no Posi Tive proof. A bundle of files Stolon from the depot a air of new boots taken from a shoe shop and two new vests and other articles Wero the result of the search. No jewelry however wad found but Strong suspicion is against them As committing the robbery of the Post office the two men were taken into custody by the Deputy sheriff yesterday and lodged behind Tho Iron bars of the jail to answer for the crime of larceny and burglary at the term of court. March a 1s77 at Carpenter Creek Eldred a on the 10th. Mst., by the Bey. A w Merville win Simpson to Mehitable Newland. The Bride is nearly age and Liia is h or fourth venture in Trio matrimonial Market we have the pleasure of announcing this thursday morning March 8, 1877 the organization of a new business firm m this Borough. Or. William Halkiu and Warley Gifford have bought of or. H. Hamlin his entire Stock of goods together with the building Etc the farm v. Ill be known As Haskill and if Ford. Hood Wink her residence supreme court decisions. That no debt created by fraud be discharged bus proceedings m bankrupt of was det Udud m Tho Case of Spencer s bulbs against Cartes r o Beirne on be Liaf of Tho Central Trust company aug others Tho Case has been pending in the state of new York for some Tim and involved a transaction of Abou which Bellis was accused o a Chung by a presence or in ouija of to Zubei Laud m new and be Iuis Jemima in in Why mortgage covered Ustim Beird lands he afterwards sought Relief from tin mint of this obligation under the bankruptcy Law Tho supreme court of Yew Yolk refused this put Liege on Thi ground that the transaction was fraudulent and to Duj s opinion affirmed that decision. The opinion was Deidier de by Justice Day smashed a Finger. Olmut Hall is employed As Brake. Man on Tho p s if Railroad met with a painful Accident last thursday night. While engaged in loading a tool Chest on a baggage truck at the it Jewett station the Chest slipped from his Haid and in f struck the third Finger of his loft hand crushing it against the truck the Finger was Brok i in and badly bruised the injury will incapacitate or. Hall for some weeks. Clint was one of the Crew on the inn away freight train w hich rounded the Loop de Loop at the rate of 80 Miles an hours last april he escaped from that terrible ride with a badly sprained ankle and was unable to work for several Mouths. I the Bradford murder mystery. police Are working had on Tho Cass there appears to be no Tho murderer of aim Barrack Man according to a Bradford paper Many people Are of the opinion that us perpetrator of the crime wan s. Woman. Many peculiarities of Trio woman Are being brought to Light a Smethport citizen who visited the said that there Wero 10 clocks m the various he also saw a number of blocks of Wood studded with tacks a hich had used by Tho Mur dered woman m some kind of a Mystic ceremony. The Bradford Herald Hays those very Charit Able Aud trave much the assistance of the poor and unfortunate Aucul Vorm n be Ionia kind of Mysti cism which made her an easy victim designing persons Auy our with the most a said Story Torco Mug her self and the spirit world could easily get Money from her on this account. She was a firm Belicic a m of minis etc., for warding off evil spirits she feared some one was placing an evil spirit Over Ler mrs Barrackman had received a Etter from n or Matthews a Clairoy int which stated that she would die before Christmas time. This seemed to effect the mind of mrs Barraz Kama. She placed the letter under her Pillow mud kept it there continually. She Cor responded with various mediums and clairvoyants around the country and heir letters preserved As treasures. She would arrange the furniture of the certain. And would of allow anyone to disturb them. When she had a headache or a alight i Kuess of any kind mrs Barrackman would instantly insist that someone had As t a spell. Over her sufi burned in Coutu Only to Ward off evil Mcvean Sawyer nuptials a quiet wedding w As celebrated at St Luke s Church yesterday afternoon at 1 o clock when Rev. J. Heber Secand less pronounced the words that United or. Chas. H. and miss Mary l. Sawyer. The Groom is a popular Young Man holding the Jas ration of 1 Smethport mrs mrs o. T chaw Bart thinks was a razor and slashed her Cheek open from the ear to the Mouth and also the Back of her neck near the base of the brain for about five inches and deep enough to reach the Skull. He exclaimed wiile_6q_diangj_jl compliment from your Lover Kreboy fled and was captured afterwards on a freight Tram near Olean. The victim was found by persons driving along the Road and conveyed to the hotel. She was subsequently removed to the county iom6j. Where she has since main Etta the services of an interpreter were used in this Case As neither the defendant or the woman can speak English. The jury returned a verdict of guilty and he was sentenced to serve in years and nine the Western Penitentiary at Allegheny John Perre of Kane pleaded guilty to charge of Selling liquor without a License and was sentenced to a Fine of costs of prosecution and serve tires months in the la the e Case of the Commonwealth is ofed with larceny the verdict was not Gail to. In the Case of the Commonwealth is. Mike Lesnock the prosecutor failed to appear and the grand jury returned not Bill. We the. A Csc Alton wherein above non the police and shot a pollen lieu tenant. The siege lasted forty eight hours ending in a hard fought hand to hand encounter. Seven of the conspirators were tolled including the girl Der and eleven were wounded. Two iceman were killed Ami nine Whf tided. Smith Paft Obi b Goodrich Lyons n. and miss Lulu Gei Odrich a y. After funeral Servi Coj at the Hosea tuesday the remains were taken to Coudersport where they will be Laid at rest Besida his Wofa a St Tery. Smethport tuesday March i 1877, mrs Olivia j. Chadwick wife of John a Chadwick a aged to Mouths and 22 Days. Mrs. Chadwick a was born in Ono Udanga county n. Y., and came to county with her parents at the age of years. Her father Pardon Wright sr., was. One of the Early Thia seer Tion and died a number of years ago from exposure to the cold while going from this place to port Allegany. Two Brothers and one sister survive her. She also leaves two sons and one daughter , one of the deepest afflictions of loss of n faithful Loving Mother As a wife and d Mother she has performed her whole duty Faith fully and devotedly for Many years. Within a naturally tender Constitution and she it Frame she iad a Large Loving heart High ambition and Strong will. Shi considered no sacrifice too great for Hie welfare of her children and of needs and thus it in no wonder that the family at her loss. They have the Como Laban that she now receiving the Reward of a life of co s agent for Smith port and the Bride is the charming daughter of or Harley Sawyer of mar Vin Creek or and mrs Mcvean de parted for a week s sit it i. To vean s former Home near rochester., n y. The joins with a Host of friends and Best wishes. Death of miss Lane. A. V pol formerly lived Here. It has been the opinion of several of our older residents that or. L s. Chad Wink husband of mrs. Cassie Chadwick who has recently become so prominent on account of her Success in borrowing Money on bogus securities formerly lived in Smethport and the following from the Bradford Era make it certain i remember or. Leroy Shippen Chad Wick quite said pm Chadwick the Well known Printer of thin City yesterday. Or. Chadwick. Father and my. Father were Brothers. He studied Medicine for a time in the office of or Freeman the noted met Pori Phuyai died some years ago. a medical student Leroy was recognized As it Bright talented Chap and he became a successful . Home was in Veri aug county before to had so much Fame to inst upon win. Dumondin kill miss Joanna Lane died at the Home of her sister mrs. John o. Dodge in the pleasant Valley Dairy farm about two Miles East of this Borough at 7 o clock sunday evening after a lingering ill Ness of a nights disease she was aged about 62.years, miss Lane was born in Maine and in 1886 . The Dodge family who spent a number of years lumbering near Smethport before locating on their present farm. She a woman of most excellent character and disposition and made Many firm friends who will deeply regret her demise. The funeral services were held at the House at 10 o clock wednesday morning Rev. J. Heber to landless officiating and. The remains were Laid at rest in Rose Hill cemetery. Self sacrifice and Devotion to duty in eternal rest and peace. Those who taxes in Mckean county will be interested tojearn1 that they have the necessity while with Don t forget that e. Daly has a first class line of cutters and sleighs and a few of the celebrated Waterloo Cut ters which he will sell at reasonable prices., also ten sete of Michigan in ii Ber sleighs per stay Stock of blankets mid Robes is in us Nalty. season. The. Latest Stvli-8 Aud Tho very be St Quality is to be found in .3iy Stock. Cut Glass Bradford f. Store for ice Ike. Of paying for a new court Home for which narrow escape they can thank the vigilance and Labori of the citizens of Smethport. Sunday afternoon mar. The stillness of our quiet Bor Ough was startled by the ominous cry of fire. In a twinkling the streets were swarming with people running in the direction of the court House from the upper widows of which volumes of smoke were pouring Forth. The fire originated in the Northeast end of the building in the room Ocon pier episcopal society As it Chapel. It was first discovered by the wife of Witherow one of the prisoners in the jail when one of the window frames was All in a Blaze. The Shenett and Deputy were first on the ground but were almost immediately reinforced by our entire male population with1 a fair sprinkling of the other sex and All armed with a pail of water. The fire caught Wiear the floor and had Commini rated to the Wood work around the window and m the smoke was very dense it Wai difficult to work for some time and it was feared waa beyond control. But an hour of hard work with the judicious engine and a Little hand in sub duing the Iamesi an d the court House still stands a sacred Monument of primeval and tit a Beautiful calender., res Mol Art calender for 1905 in one of the most Beautiful calendars Ever issued. Six sheets of heavy enam eled paper contain on one Side Sis bean Tinl color designs of babies and child Ren while on the reverse Side Are draw Ings depicting child life with spaces for the notation of baby s sayings and do Ings it is a work of Art that Wal de Light a Mother s heart sent postpaid by the res Mol chemical company of Baltimore my for two wrappers from res Mol soap or one wrapper and 15 cents or for 40 a tue a Calendar turd a cake of Resinol soap will be sent. Arrest of Ned Ryan. At Tomey e l Ryan of Kane Wai a. Rented near Clermont saturday Erht by Mike vote let of Smethport or. Ryan Wai charged with removing some Good from his Offlie at Kane after the goods had been attached on an exe cution by the sheriff. The have Beed located at Olean. The defendant Smethport and on Kon Day morning waived a hearing before Justice b. L. Knapp and Wae placed under bail which was furnished the Case was continued Nyhl the next regular term of court. Wanted. A number of Good work teams to draw chemical Wood for. Toe Hazelton estate sleighs furnished if wanted current prices paid. Inquire of h. E. Hazelton farm Dale a Sines the discovery of Parker s Luck curve Fountain pen it astern Shine 3irits. Robbery was not the motive of the rime As her Money Aud jewelry were oud intact the one has apparent y stirred the Public ont of its Apa Quisti Al state in regard to mysterious crimes us it is quite probable that a rigid in est gation by skilled persons will Eyen rally result not Only in this Case but n Otho cases about the county a Livia a criminal has escaped discover Uncle Toms we stand and stare As Wal see the Glar ing headline Aud our thoughts quickly Ander Back to the Days of Lien Tho gifted authoress Harriet Reoher Stowe first favored us with her Mortel work. The old , the. Careless All at different Mes have heard or seen the play depicted on the perused the pages of the Book. Tha heart interest is so intense that a magnetic influence seems to assert itself at times and draw us again within the portals of the play poise to witness those thrilling scones of Ante Bellynm Days and can safely Prophesy that jts memory and action will linger with is As it has done with past affording amusement pleasure and instruction for old and Yonng alike a grand and stupendous production of this immortal play will be Given by Stetson s big double company at the sat port lyceum on monday evening dec. 19. A novel feature that has been added is the marvelous Street Parade which will be Given on the principle streets at noon Parade is with -doubvthe4arge3 buy attraction playing theatres and from past Critis and Preiti comment we feel Safe m echoing the words of manager Leon w Washburn it beats a list of letters remaining in the Post Filce at Smethport Fen the week ending dec. 10, 1904 mrs. E Briggs add As Hartley or g j. Reese Carl d. Rogers ii Loyd St. Kjear. Persons calling for these letters plea a All unclaimed letters Are sent to the dead letter office two weeks from Date of advertising. J. O. , sleds Awni a whole gut8 to 8took Iven a written guarantee. I Bof of on own make strongest from the cheap and most durable sled made at Holmes Galuan i do Yon need any jibes blankets or Bells to equip yourself for Winter h so Cau on Harlei Lemmler. Has a line that you can be embed from and the Grade goods. I will buy All kinds of junk rags Harv no inn _ _ old i toring.1 the cause or origin of the1 fire is Tom what of a mystery. It. Liar Ted in the Vicinity of the Oil can and Lampe. House Street Smethport t. American witches 1 Prill Bradford a. Dollar watch the thing for that boys Xmas present. At Holmes Gilfillan a. Electric bronzes. Prill Bradford for dressed pig pork weighing from 100 to. 175 Pon family gae. In Knirs of d. Of get and them some of Toee first on the ground a Jetret when they got at store. Solid Silver Prill Bradford Payoung. An skates the kind All the Little ones Are looking for at Holmes . Fancy umbrellas Bradford a. . Hogarth Haa added a Nice his fancy combi Rani

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