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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - February 20, 1919, Smethport, PennsylvaniaL Hamy u backup Zimmt. Voi Lvi Ransom burd1ck Counnis dead hansom ii Rdick. One of the oldest most remarkable men in the state who celebrated h a 103 birth anniversary january died at lie Home of his son Elmer b. Bur Dick of Norwich township with whom he resided saturday evening at 9 o clock. Death was due to. The infirmities of his advanced age. Aged gentleman had been rather Active the Day of his death twins up and about the room. Short body Nigger and Active his face full and round while hit Eye retained the spark of healthy he walked with an stride and could out and cover a Good distance on toot he scorned the of glasses his hearing was flood kept Well read on current remark Able memory and was truly one of the most remarkable old men in this sect in of the United . Bur Dick was a wonderful example of the Potency of clean healthy living Tor his health was always Good and several times in late years when he was seized with attacks of Ilea he combated such attacks with the Vig or of a Man Ninny years his Junior. In spite of the wonderful advances throughout this Section up to a few years ago Burdock was not tar re Lukth Foito. A Thill Ebay. February w. Smethport on route of two primary roads. No 8 Harrisburg. Feb. Or Lewis s. Sadler of the part mint whose first tour weeks on the Jab. Have been the Moat it Renu. Ous of any Pennsylvania Highway commissioner. In preparing for a particularly week beginning Ter Day. When More delegations from Deraay when Mure . In important worst in various parts of the state will be persons having knowledge of casual. Being up Anu aurut years ugh i. By before his death he told his son he my Fri from the surroundings of his was going on a Long journey but a Short distance from wanted his boots he made an in Many instances agreements. And casualty sustained and name and been made with county commission. I of family or person who can us and started the first set to Max. To to of potato cart in told aug the lir.1 tavern of the site tie Keystone chemical Plant this the Aube us of this sketch was born january 16, and two Blu. Of that famil lived passed the age Ghorim of eighty curs. Vii Jimim in lives on the having oct. 9, Bur to Lucinda Palmer of capt will acini Palmer Home was the Edge of one of the largest tracts of Timber in the state covering some Twenty live thousand acres in Mckean Cameron and Elk counties. In lord the Norwich Lum Franklin. Clarion Brook Vullo dubs. Clearfield Tyrone Hunt Ingdon Lewistown and Liverpool. From Ole in inc. Somerset through Smethport. Ridgwa Dubois Ouno Enaville. Eben Siburg. Johnstown and stores town. From Al Mara to Sunbury. Liverpool. Harrisburg. From Erie to Meadville Mercer n new Castle arid Beaver Falls. In dairymen. Who sell Eliote milk Are inclined to grow Loas livestock and depend on buying their Dairy cows. This is an unwise policy. Ralso your Good Heifer calves and insure foundation of your future Dairy business. By county drive for armenian syrian Aid. Connection with thei. Nation Rilde dive to raise Money for 4he re. Eff the Peoples of Armenia mod Syria the augean county of the Council of National de Enie Haj taken charge of the drive n county which will be launched Oday and will continue until March 1 the drive has governmental flatus a that it bears the endorsers est of he Council of National defense in Washington and is approved by pres Dent Wilson and the pedal food ministration and the proceeds will be administered under. The supervision of Herbert Hoover As drector Gener. Al of International Relief. The cause is one of the most Merit Orlouis ones that has attracted the sym Pathy of the. People. The Pip of the strict sen countries who were firm friends and Lent valuable As Sis dance to the Allied cause during the War Are now literally starving by thousands. Your dollars will perform a great humanitarian work and will help pay debt the people of the Allied nations owe to them. Or. Charlea w. . Smethport has consented to act As treasurer Tor this locality la this drive. Emery 43 main-s., Brad the Edge of the government s Aberdeen ordnance proving Gnoun Dii l a too acre tract fenced off from the comparative publicity of the Conten usual big guarded trom prying along every Rod toy soldiers with drawn twelve ago it a Maryland farm today it is the largest Poison m Plant on Earth. It can proud Obj prob ably or four times Over More Mustard phosgene chlorine and other noxious fumes than the intensified War output of England France and Germany combined. It was just completed and ready to function for the invented there when the armistice was signed on nov. 11. Now it lies silent and made into a Gruel you ran raise Good syrian Relief. De calf meal. Ford will act As treasurer for the county and to whom remittances will be by the local treasurer at the end of Tho Campaign. A minimum of 130.000.000 will be sought in the Arlve for funds of the Idle like the great Cannon Ejong Lorraine horde but at a moment s notice. The director of the United warfare service is major general William l. Selbert. The commanding officer colonel Ali Gaia h. Walker and one of his Lieut. Col. Leo. took me. Over the Plant and inflated me into its mys rules. Explained the processes of pro action outlined some of the tue own features of Gas warfare and dictated what an essential element the prospective Allied attack next iring Titis product was to be. For Erly. Colonel Walker was professor chemical engineering at the maa Ach setts Institute of technology. As we went Over this enormous ant sprinkled Over the old farm Ach unit Well separated from its Nei american healthy use methods. R Don t guess about weights and temperatures use a pair of Anil Dairy thermometer. He cautious about. Over feeding. For armenian am. The funds to b proper the Campaign will to us in repatriating and reestablishing the Ilea Titelb Peoples of the Mea , r including armenians. Syria nil creeks and persians. J according to a to cell state Raen the american come Niue for a tie us uni. In Arrom the american com Micire our and Ilon t attempt to Olla late and syrian Relief 2.300.00c i persons consisting principally of to whole milk too Westock judgement is essential and children All of them Des iwo rules i incr cases. Study j of immediate Relief an you calf. Thousands of them s air Vlf 1 Rovde the Calt with dry. Warm i and can be admin later and Well ventilated and Light j 0 by thl. Relief worker nutters. The american people come to the when tile calf is a few Days of vow give it Access o clean drinking american people by liberally to tit try Miner ail. They Puy when Thi i Ali meal Riel is fed Many of those stricken Peoples h dividends. Or township. And moved n. Where la lived for about 17. J the balance of his life outside o. Spent in the Vicinity of his ii urine his younger Laya was Verj Cleall cd Large a saw Mill Ana a number of years conducted a tavern at Norwich Corners on. Kiiu Mirium Road. It was at a in where he entertained Oen. Kane and Tho ii Prid Buckli ills when Thev marched trom Smethport. Where they Orsa Nowd to Driftwood. Where embarked on rafts and floated to Sims our Lianna to enter Tho Civ War. When u Young Man y. Made Annin Brad Ord City Eldred Borough i Foster Ali Amlin Lewis run Jewett Norwich Otto killed in action died of sounds died of disease. 1 0 .40 0 0 0 1 5 2 5 21. 4 0 a o t i abounded in missing i n Ai Lori. Taken prisoners. I 3 69 0 5s 14 .1 s s 4 total t Asual Les x 3 99 0 0 14 is 79 is .1 4 11 4 10 3 n no Bien driven away from tit mix Only what would be consumed turkish i at i Ach feeding period. War because of their pro Al 7. Supply each Ca f its own sympathies Are now n. The Way a reeding pail which should be kept 0 former Homos from Arabi clean. Mesopotamia Syria. Persia. Ca the Honie mixed calf meal As anti Siberia from which Thi follows. Mended is mixed As 100 Hominy feed. Lim Linseth meal. Iii . Lied flour. 100 itis. Dried Hon d flour make into Gruel by mixing i la. Of Talf meal in one Ballon of. Water make up at temperature of Kin Ilo gives to Iles Rees Anil Cool to 90 i _ in degrees for i filing. The iils ivc h Eil be fill Itu Teil milk Tho i Alf. I before the turks who had my Jde Rikl and dept Rod. Many of the people. J a detailed statement of How t to be raised in the drive w be spent has been issued by i ican Ziuni Attef for armenian 3 syrian Relief. Compoli cd if the for business religious and proves. Is annal men of the Crim Ditleo s statement Calls fur a total of Bors to hold concentrated expos is colonel Wol Ker the Best a Turco at the Boston tech. Expound d the theory and the practice the is dry and the possible future of the Label Lam we were surveying. It is not apparent that the tarted he War with the intention at. Sing Poison Gas. He said for they did of use it until april 1910 and then despite their boasted efficiency they id not understand the f the fiendish stuff they were using lad they done so history might make i Terent Reading today. For instance. They first unfed Gas. It waa chlo Ine with which they started on april i. I9l.-i. They waited Twenty four Tours before following up with a Bay met evidently fearful that the Gas had not. A matter if fact the Gas dissipated within thir y rave or forty minutes after its re fuse though in that time h Anni Hlat super cent.1 of the canadians tur 003 and French opposing it. If tha Iier Muns had hour they would have taken Calais that Day. There was nothing to them. Another makes me think they did not intend using Poison Gal when they began the War is that they Luul no proper meteorological charts of Northern if they had these charts they would not have wasted so much time and in much As they did waste it is u fiut shut the prevailing winds in Northern Ara per cent from a son Lierly or Simth Easterly Deroi ton. This left the Oer Nivans Only cent of the Lim o in which they could use Pis they did to with. on u Siul to carry it a Russ the line. Later Thoy devised ruins arid Imir tars. But if they other Distant Points by mule team for the purpose of hauling supplies the trip to Buffalo required a week to cover under Normal condition he was also engaged to great extent in rafting. On one occasion to made a trip on horseback to Ger Tau to get Salt. He Wau thoroughly versed in woodcraft arid years ago rendered valuable Aid to the ones who opened the first Coal operations in Section of the state by help ing the or Burdock a d the of having voted at Twenty elections. One presidential election he missed owing to illness. Although he was the ouly Man in this Section of the state who had Span Ned the Long Gap Between the Primla tire Pioneer duty i to Rte present age of wonderful inventions and improve ments or Burdock Refus cd to Dwel the memories of Tho dim Pas and took an unusually Active interest in the aft Alra of the Day. Although h delighted in recalling wonder fun bar los to had witnessed. In o his great age or. Bar Dick would liar for a Man Many years Young Jar Point tract port Etmore a Fosse or. Asha did not look to to older tha a Well preserved Man in his Selentie his brain was thoroughly Alert h 1 1 12 to. Meet situation ii Alio it Lwft weeks of age and at countries. Hud begun with had time substitute for Only a of Tho milk. This feed As Well As milk cult should have rain mixture of Cornmeal Oats b eat Brand and Oit Medlar for Furth r details write the farm Bureau at Otal .-108 Mckean county Council of nation 1 defense. Soil Section. Report number 1, casualties. Pre Mcnary. Dated Smith Porti Penna. February a 1919. About two Hundred women of the county constituting t he Roll of Hon in Section of the Council of National defense have been engaged Slnar the month of n of Venber in Tho Aniu. Oust task of securing a proper card record of each person in the service 221. 11 329 of Honor Section. The card records Are secured in each Community of the county by a House to House Canvas of the workers and Are signed and made out by a member of the Midler boys family accompanying reports of casualties promotions Etc. Of the Community Are then forwarded to the District chair Man and thence with a proper District report to the. Headquarters of flee at Smethport at Smethport another corps of Volunteer worker then compiles the card records b townships Etc. Ana As to usual the if anybody Ruth a desire to own an automobile t interested inn Overland tour in Good mechanical Condl ton with a six Cylinder Continental motor four Good tiros and two that Are not very can be t Here Tot have new Jire coming in. And it is in our Way. Adv 7tf Smethport garage co Ficor of Cucu Munji torn this six districts and the work ers of each District Are in Charco Disirio to chairman. These i non Are mrs. 3m. Bovaird. Bradford mrs. Cons. Re cords of each Community Ai of then checked up with the a Allal in lists of soldiers and. With the us h lot the press clipping Bureau of the c committee. Thus is careful prove so to vain. Ura Atoru Dave Annc mrs d. Shelmer. Port j made that no soldiers record be my allow tiny mrs. W accurately secured. So soon an the mrs. Julia Jones. It. Jewett and or records of a Community arc complot f. W Workley Smethport. The cards Are copied by Smethport the whole work for the county is committee onto the Blanks provide in charge of toy Mccoy the Sutic historical comm Solo Smethport m chairman of the Roll and Forward to them and thus the 1 i Bible school convention a Community Bible school com made in sufficient there can be no doubt that the War would have ended in their is Var very a that Vonblon Tor the Smethport District there is to doubt 1n my mind Keating and Norwich townships will their inability to Rivalie Pas in Stull client be held at the Union Church accounts Tor their halt in 27th. P. A. A most interesting j that later. The French and English program has been arranged for Hilt Jas you know were reluctant use vent and it is expected that a f arc Gas. Deeming it inh mantarian. Our government suffered from the same indecision in the Early months of our part of the War. However. We came it in ume. Joist As did the French English. But. Although the Etc Golsh finally utilized every available facility they could command in found a pair of gentleman s shoes. Oil Croan have same by calling on Geo. Herzog at Farmers Valley and paying for this rummage Sale. _ _ indies Aid. Of so kill Zabeth tie Church will hold a rummage Sale in the of the Catholic Church to Morrow. Friday. February 21. Sal marts a a. M. Advt. For Sale. Good Young cows. Will fresher soon. Andrew Campbell. Smith to a. 1w3" subscribe for the Miner 12.0q a Yea Road will be in attendance. The Dogwood Ireat Plant for the production Poison near Baltimore by Richard Berry the lifting of the censorship has manufacture of toxic gasses their Tot per matted the telling of no production at in highest Point Ner Story of Awe inspiring As the one or went above an average of thirty Lere related Tor he first time in pub tons a Day. The Best the French could in this strip the veil from do was much less than this. You can a hidden Page of Hla tory just enact get the whole Story in one sentence of and adds another Lustrous when 1 toll you that our american Ca Ter to the volume of stupendous am a Palty for september and october wan Erica achievements of the of a thun3e Bolt the most terrible known to Man and the holding of it Over the head of Germany giving the k continued on Page s wanted. I United Stales the Power to annihilate that to Olla nation. So efficacious was this Thunderbolt that the Mere though of it Sud Clent for the de. Conro. If Trio Reader will Pardon this Intro duct on 1 will relate the Story As it came to to first band. Miles from Baltimore on to buy a Wagon Box in Good Pond lion s9 inches wide by 12 foot ions. Kindly leave information at mom Market. For Sale or rent. Seven room House with Bath. Terms of Sale. My. 6. H. Downey. Phone

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