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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - January 07, 1904, Smethport, Pennsylvania1 tin nov met Mark l. Backus editor in d proprietor Smethport. . January 7, 1904, vol. Ujj. 588mad in theatre occident. 170 More injured of whom will from injuries. Worst of its kind on record. All the Slemin identified Many heartrending scenes Chi Cago theatres As the result of the file and Pinc hat followed in the Iroquois theatre in Chi Cago of wednesday afternoon of last week be Rifle mostly Omeir and preparation for jigs journey heavenward. When first a Railroad was talked of in thib county Geyh j f Olmstead miss Foi Wisest miss Kuth Forrest miss Clifford miss. Henasey Guy a Mayo Arthur w Mitchell studholme Scott f a Leifield Hany l Backus All spoke highly of the repast and much Praia a was Gen or and mrs Faher Burne for most excellent Cook ing and serving of the spread in a social Way rat least the new year was started right in our Tow n Rui Jav a Javi Iofi beb Fos Sita in and Otho Erwine not Liv ing up to the requirements of the Law in regard to the safety of Hunjan life other Halls and places of Publio meet ing live also been closed it is claimed _ that not half of the theatres in Chicago will be to reopen until they have practically Rebolt the managers of Hie Iraq Nib theatre admitted yesterday that they had not taken the proper precautions for the Protection of patrons m Case of fire it was Olbo admitted that 11 of Tho exits were locked and bolted the formal Mynest into the fire began this morning not poisoned by cannily. V few Days ago the. Three children of or and mrs .1 c Brown were taken v quite ill and at first it w As thought that they had been poisoned from eating Gaudy but after a. Thorough examination or brow n has become convinced that their sickness was not caused from Poison in the adj Gerard the youngest aged about two and years War very seriously ill it Large part of really Young roamed i fluence by securing the night of Way therefor and every Public Enterprise found him a Reatty Helper to style by fire and no roughly Imbt gated by Are and flood and the dishonesty the mayor has had 19 theatres in the others he became involved in debt Ity closed on account of having dolt. His energies never Only oui worked the harder and when urged by his pious neighbors to take advantage the bankrupt act As they tie told them As he did and secured a competency. Physically inferior to few who swung axe or pulled an oar with a Well bal. Danced mind and High order old intellect he needed but this Strong sense of right to Render to impossible for him to be a bankrupt. Alow Jears ago he retired from Bosi Ness in a pleasant Home Turrou Medr by his children and grandchildren with Tho wife of his youth he hospitably go Teu tamed the Many fiends who delighted in his society he was buried m the cemetery which themselves the old folks gave a leap jjniutrt3 485c Day night which one of the social successes of the season about thirty Oon Ples to the tuneful Minsio of the Smethport lyceum orches tra mingled in the mazes of the dance until a late hour and the old and new version of Tise Terpsie Orean Art were thoroughly enjoyed by All Danng the intermission an excellent sapper was served in the Ding Hall to which All and ample in she. At a late hour the party wended homeward and the male portion were profuse m their Praise of the entertainment famished by the men before the a Gjuro and which composed the train could pall through a Snow plow Dreen by an engine was Seu Tont of Bradford to the Relief of Tho stalled Tram but the immense drifts on Tho Lull Many times walked the outfit and it was 4 6 clock Foundas morning before the train reached Bradford the management of the Road decided to abandon operations for the present wheels were turned the first oath week. An important meeting of the Offlio Airoff the b b k was bold in and it is quite probable that measure cd will to adopted the fight with the blow drifts and to run trains As soon is possible Oettli of Mcclure Samuel Mcclure died at ins Homo on cemetery Street this Borough at mid night on wednesday Dor 30, after an extended illness of a complication of ailments aged years 7 Mouths and 37 Days this sketch was born in Frnnk Luvill if to on a 3 18s5, and when 18 of age to and Learned Theta Adco Carpu Itoi ind millwright after us Riding his Tia dec great Deal anti has club in Marh Emory lumbering site in tie Union in a Btl Hii came to Smethport and was a each a Mill for i in Mac a of years and has always resided Lime Nee. In 18sg he w As United in Man luge to Wolters Aud to them were born Turco children namely Edwin miss Frances m and Scott a to onre w to with their Mother and 0 Mcclure of Olcan a son1 by a Prev Jqnes Sarv Lve to inc Radii the loss of goes on record As Tho oldest Eier known nilus Tec Tiou Tho gone As Low ns4j degrees below Fern m this Borough brow m it s which in Gene ill at official in tins place registered 43 below it 5 30 tuesday morning nud nil others Woie Hove aug around that Uraik Wihib is by far the coldest Ever in Elfis Bertion previous records Lon chm a degrees Bilow and Eion the oldest inhabitants did not attempt Reinem Boi nay colder weather Back m their Early Days water pipes and waste pipes were m Many business places and Resi Dences and Neiach damage Wab Tho 10 Sull alien we reached Thia office we found water pipes Bersted the office turned into miniature skating Unk and thes presses in the abasement looked like glaciers the Force Aud plumbers were pressed into body dec to Remose the ice and the Gas Bung Short every Means possible including wis to produce heat much perseverance and a Little prof amt b the plumbers of comp has enable sub to this of the a and we beg tie indulgence of our Loa Deib for i Nellei the be Coul i do no better. Mayy other places also buttered a water pipe by steel Over mrs May l Bisett s stole and Tho whole Back pan of the building was flooded fortunate la but few of her Peu Simble Good were wet Aud the damage. K not great Wright ten Illger s meat make to was flooded but then damage was Aiso blight Noel others were Leer face it u Uta Uil and withheld Itsou Oid s clasp of Tuo Flint my but Liuva e by of Vilu i to liw Huu t melted Hinl Eliut Devji . A. Will Thiet n 4tntiuin raved Ijiro word thai i the Dott n Tro Delun thu Toller pm the to Toto timid of the Sale like r Oppi e Anel Kiuei bilk Al the Tooel the mkt til Shoi Lin i , Aud Iii t. Uili nil to w oru of m i Limu h Uini Murs Ruel to Imd fre e it n by Blair i Jeilden of lot and spoken to i Knou dint a w Eird Iii let e e n i i if Mil i Ihno Mottow Nisi tortured doubt lib Leur and Jimo turned from the Stone porn Nib Ith to frown when i should by o sad Koj is of t ipod choir of my Pui be i have in but not of myself hot my it Rhoul share although i Wol Ljubow that no offering of Piu could Emit Van a at us bore affected in the damages Fiona pipes prob tiny greater than places their ii Ltd Mel lat the plumb my chops for help nud in Nuy Lus n affectionate and devoted husband and father or Mcclure Wab made up of those Ter log qualities of Honor Aud honesty which made him Many friends he was a Man who suffered it a Deal him a Ijean Sinei Kuehns in Nis latter Days Bat he at the Hose House last Jos always kind to those Sqq a Arrua i from sorkness indie latter Days Bat he die cold aur the East can states in Evet place lie Aid from it Wijs a record Bleiker at Orange mass thermometers burst at 20 degrees below Iero and in Mai Laud the sovet Riner is Frozen solid from Bank to Bant it is reported it reached 41 degrees below big Epson 3it 88, and thai it Jewetta Iid Infin were also mine race although a trifle less cold Leape the according of to the ladies during Leip j car had its origin we believe in an old Saxon Law the statute which for All bum to Trie a. In was thought that the Little fellow could not Tail Niolu Telephone message from the doctor a a Vav int. This Forenoon brought the news that he was Tetter or Brown Wys they Are suffering a Bowel trouble the Zero does not affect yer horse in the least if he is covered with one of our famous horse blankets Dout forget we Are giving Yon 10 per cent off on them Holmes Gilfillan. A new Hue of Robes and blankets has arrived at my store the variety is Large and i give the Best value for the Meery wic with the Post office Railroad station arid other Public places bears his name a name inns nuked by him and of which As a descendant of a French family of distinction he Felt justly Prond try Stag in him who doth All to bugs Well his last Days were those of the righteous. On tuesday last As Roswell Sartwell and his tether Samuel were going to were going to Alton they at or took an of gentleman Geneman near what As tie Fastman Wei Jovas so bad so badly Thor to Coald scarcely walk they took he ladies wednesday december thirtieth mrs Orlo Hamm entertained a supper party in Honor of miss Hamlin and user Friend miss Hammer of Reading a covers. Were Laid for twee with the table color scheme in Blue and White White carnations ferns and Sulas who worked with and under him As the writer can testify having worked with him one summer in Gifford s Mill. The funeral Serkees were held at Tho Honse at 2 o olo Clr saturday afternoon re. Gaylard h Patterson officiating and his remains were Laic fat rest in Rose Hill cemetery. Pound dead in Reservoir. The dead body of Alex Wilhelm a Woodman was found in the Reservoir which supplies Clermont oiti7ens with water on wednesday of last week. Tho Man had been missing since Tler previous saturday and a search was instituted. A newspaper was found floating on the water which led the searchers formed the Centrepiece with cupid Hung from the chandelier with an effective Blue Obbon Bow and the Silver candelabra with Bane candles and Dainty Blue Shudes place cards were in the shape of Loving cups hand painted with the Canning cupids the favors were Lammers filled with Chas a Jinn and Buvee Czetl a gutting him to Alton when if was discovered that his hands feet and face were badly Frozen he would probably have perished in another half hour had not the messes Sortwell happened along and rescued him a match game of billiards for the championship of Mcgean county was played Between s b Sartwell this place and Tim Mullin or of port Aue 3871 five imnteapoiottwfefe1 Baker mrs h h a d Hamm cd Jingo or m m Gillette Newark Ohio and mrs j i _01mstead. Shelby Ohio Janniro fourth being Weddig anniversary 6f or. And mrs Olio Hamlin Thev entertained ten of their friends at a Bix o clock dinner. The Cedar Wood and Gilt place cards the Large tank was dragged and body of this unfortunate Man was found he was considerably bloated and it is thought he had been m Tho water since saturday he was Tommar ried and has up relatives so far As his friends know contrary has never been repealed reads As follows albeit As often As Leape year re Dothe occurred Tho woman hold eth prerogative Over the Manne in matter of Cour Shippe love and Matri mome so that when the Ladye profi Oseth it shall not be lawful for the Manne to say her Nae but shall Enterline her proposal in All Gide this prerogative having been de med the ladies for the past seven Yeaw an increased activity m the matrimonial Market Danng the year 1904 in predicted the clause it shall not to lawful for the Manne to say Hen nay is Calen lated to implant Conrage in the most timid feminine heart and great results May be expected from the unearthing of Loving Anthur Elley feign i ask in of that Luis Kumai Ion lift a ii Etc Tor flu Good tilings i pm Gas to Dow h. Allen. County appointments. The county s Mixelle thes following appointments on tuesday for the Yucai 1904 wac ver. Mercantile s of it Alton attorney for county and poor Dis duct hopi t p Richmond county w a Der _ of the Coonly Onia Lihani Cole Royev in into of the Couit g Bush the Abri e appointment ate excellent ouch and speak w c 11 Foj. Tho jul rim it of the count we Oft r Date Al Kelley Armstrqng. I k Ivellow nud mis victim of Martin l aim Stroug Bot ii of this by icing United m Olean of Thiu Stuj de teinbor2i, the Rowland of the Liiste 13 Chamch Peif Gimnig the ceremony the Armeis one of snit poit a most a Haimm Aud Youg ladies and i Kelley is a j Onne Hiss Woikey who has made Tuy in ends in town Dur Iii his reside me Heie of the Pnat Thiee or tour years miser unites Wiki their Many one kids in wish ing them i Happy and pros Cious life pts n. R. R. Clerical orders clerical orders Foi the Jear 1901 will be issued by the p s is r e a in this connection to Tea Inners to believe ancient jaw in this connection it that he might have fallen into fh5 tank May not be out of place to state that the the Large tank was my mixer is a a pastor s stereo Palcon outfit. The Rev Gog Ford Patterson has recently secured an excellent Stere Asticou which with an acetylene Light of five he ecu de Candle Power projects a Clear from the Back of the Church aiding the obstruction of the miser is Headquarters for up to Date wedding stationery at reasonable prices s. N. Passenger service. The Pittsburg Shaw int Ifor thera Railroad pm noun i Tho opening for Pas Senger service that portion of its line be Viveen Bolivar and Angelica this event which has been a Desideratum with the patrols of the to Polar Shaw rant for some Tome past took place on sunday december 27th Oil this Date through train service was established Between St. Marys a and Points North Tor nor ears to ordained clergymen having regular changes of churches located on or near the Hue of it Road application Blanks will be furnished by the tickets gets of the company and to the general passenger agent at St marys Paas Early As. Possible no orders will issued except on individual application of clergy men made on Blanks by the company and certified to by one of its c j. Berwick Gen end passenger agent agents advertised betters. List of let tet remaining in office at Smethport for the Freek ending Jon 2, 1904 b Louis Joslyn Homard Johnson chess Mcvean James of Une View of the Jse Deuce by the apparatus and operator. While this outfit will be serviceable for Many purposes or Pat Cruz Terson s special purpose at present is to present views of missionary Fields and Christian work done in these if ext san Daj even in Jie expects to View s of Turkey showing striking contrasts Between mohammedanism Chris Tia Unity. To or Way k. To and Horne Leutho if a Malang close a twi Tonuca Sells Rauk o a Teri Puterson Jesse Robinson Geo w Richer John Siverhus George s Williams 1 calling for these letters Prensa All unclaimed Leet Era Are sent to the dead letter office two weeks Froid Dato of Tver Tising a. O. , millionaire s poor stomach. The worn out of Tho fed million we Isof Teu paraded i the pub to prints As a horrible example of the evils attendant on the Possession of great wealth Bat millionaires Are not the Only ones who Are afflicted with bad stomachs the proportion is far greater Nunno e c Holmes Gilfillan the Smethport water company Calls the attention of. Its patrons to the fact with Damtry boxes of Boa and the i have a Large Stock of trunks mat inc that during season too much rotes and Smilax added to the attractive of Buu Haj much in Headquarters for Robes to o table for the Gavesta. Fas Subimal. The los Vitrand form who fun Joyed the. Schedule in another column c j Kenwick a general passenger agent skates our Stock is still we can every thug from the cheapest of. Jav Green s angst Flower which has been a Hou Athola remedy for All stomach troubles for Over thirty five years August Flower rouses Thorp rapid liver tans creating appetite and inst ring per fact digestion it tones my vitalize the entire system and makes he a Torfli living no matter what your station. Trial bottles regular size 75cj at to re w
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