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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - January 09, 1919, Smethport, PennsylvaniaOn nov Barfty l Lackus. Of wimp. Rom k. Knapp Tut i pm yet vol Lvi Smethport. A thursday. January 9, 1919 no 2 More heroes added to Long list in an Ollk Ial Telegram received Karl Day or. And of c Ole Grove were turd Pete Gallup informed of the Utah o their Ami. Private Clair u. Allup. In krauci1. On december.21, of Lobar pneumonia. Private Gallup was about 24 years old. He was inducted into Servic at sme Lipori september is 1917. I was assigned to the Mil diary police. Co. A. A. E. F. The news of his death was received with great sadness family have the sympathy of All. Private Gallup had a number of warriors in his ancestry. He was a in erect descendant of capt. John Gal Lup who served in the King Philip War. Three of his great great grand fathers were in the War of 1812, namely Rowland, Captain Palmer and at halal o. Gallup. From his parents he. Is. Sur valved by the following six Sisters and brother mrs. Audene Griffin. Lucille. Letter from. Bryan Perry Deljou France. Dec. 12, 1918. Dear Lut. I am going to try and write you a letter i suppose you Hare been wondering what he become at me but i could not help my Lone Allence m i have been moving around so much and when i had a Chance to write had no stationery. When we left Ralu who ent to Van Nus to an artillery Rumy. We were there three weeks and then wont to bar be due. U p were on whal was called the Champagne front. You May have read at the fighting in the Argonne Woods we were there too. We crossed the River at Don letter from Herbert Smith the adventurous Crosby boy he Friend sheriff Joni of hit thrilling experiences with the British Arr Ray in the world English and French had Quarter 2nd Civ. Division. 4th brigade British expeditionary forces France. November 10th, 1917. To whom it. May Conchek n sur Meuse and far As Trenay this is to certify that pie. Arthur Gertrude. Donald. Pauline with and Priscilla. He is a great grandson Wery of Ransom Burdock. Now living at b from aur age of 103 yrs. Private new now. We have been landed overseas in june. 191s. He from ,0 the third was a member of the i. 0. R. M. Of Luxcin Turg and Pitburg. That when the armistice was signed. Horn or p was gassed at Cul he was taken to a Hospital in a serious condition but i that he lived. He was gassed about oct. 15 we had. Is causal tips in our outfit. There were two boys from near Pur borne Schram from Potter county and Roy Dame Long from Dubois. I could hardly believe my eyes when i read your letter telling of Arthur Mark s death. That bad he was a very Good fellow. He was very Good to me when i worked in the shop it seems strange that Bis notified sooner. I ent for been taking army i . A trip and i a a lot of Brantl Ful scenery but i hate in think of Tak Hii Ello a. Giffard of trosby recely Jing. Another trip up there. People notice from the War department Jan Luxemburg and Germany used us a few Days ago that his son. They use us better than the up j. Smith of he 6th Dragoon guards who has shown great bravery on the Field has been decorated with the Fol losing medals distinguished conduct medal and the Star of Mons. Legion of Honor Crolle Guerre and the Morocco distinguished conduct medal. Pet. A. J. Smith is hereby granted permission to display and Wear the above medals. Signed. . J. B. Bingham. Commanding 2nd Cav. Division Belleville France a. P. Of. 783. Or. Jones a. My dear Friend your last letter which was received some weeks ago was very appreciated and now that the Over we have More time to time to Aid us and we retired Back to the Aisne where to my great displeasure. We were ordered to dismount and fight As infantry. But this Little spell of dismounted fighting i Learned a great Deal which served me to Good purpose in Rea fights after that. Our next orders were to occupy a Hill in front of us. Which we did and were there Only about two hours when two regiments of Uplands made a charge on us and they came on their big horses with glittering lances. In magnificent Yelling at. The top of their voices which was enough turn one s blood cold and make him shrivel up. We had orders to fire until they were in fifty Yards of us and one cannot imagine How difficult it was to lie there quietly and wait unto that time our Captain having Given orders that if any one fired on them before that time they would be shot. After to had Given that order i began to get nervous for fear that some crazy Guy would let go and of course. I get the blame for it. As my Captain and 1 were such Good friends. But my mind was soon by mind could not help but think d of our Beautiful sight one such As us thai you and never seen before they were my other there a erect with head High and in action sin.-. No nol pen Sliu a we loft fit ill , Down we Iii Liki to know How s an in Liny Muy Uteri big d nday the of Hui ,.a. I private was about 31 years to relate. You a few i began to for fear the Captain he was a had h which hip w Ould Overlook the fifty Yards and old. Lie was inducted the ser by can from Klov. To order for us to Tiro. july 86. Am him wa9 .8lway am u nov if you Ever happened to lat a was assigned of the was signed so hey longed Cut with one of battalion. Prov. saw i through All right. I have not Ruel to Wellch b for much severe service in France before Jed any mail for atom a making the ultimate a acrid the. A Hunch i or appearing faster suppuih1 family have the Fine Rel sympathy of get Back to All have to . Private Gifford s Mother died last convoys under my a signal . Tirs to experience was in the Lush army to which i1 belonged Foff More to yen ihrrt1 years. 1 fought them All and the North express trains approach apparent of is Borough Council c. M. Colegrove re elected president o Borough Council. A. Regular of the Borough Council was called at p. M. Moo. Day evening january 6th. By b. T. Garlock. Who chosen presi Dent. Pro Tern. Members present were b. T. Garlock Claude Hackett wry. Hunger Ord. W. D. Hopper and John a. Lindholm. Burger Giffard and solicitor Thos. H. Morrison were also present. Minutes of last also club meeting of december 11. 1913, were read and approved. The full wins Bills were read und ordered paid. Water co. Water to april i Iii stt.50. John Clark Fri to Board of . And postage 1913, 1 Rovin and Rizui vient a win. Of zip Echt. Insurance Chas a . Oil and t Smethport fixing co. Miner. Winter. And aside from his. Father he the company. U f out at Lea to two re i gel Laek til and hardest fights were Johnj. Pany. If survived by two Sisters mrs. A. Cox and mrs. Karl Pixley. Of. Cros a brother. Lloyd Roy in so i i. F. Lii Ith inf. A. K. R grand it s it i Hie rim if or Anil a. n-1 Nia in Josiek All Liis life. Bee lit in Nurmi at with . Dec Muer w Iio preceded him to the. Great beyond on monday. Deut Ember 30. 1918, the fruits of this Union. Were seven children six who Are left to mourn of their kind and Loving Par. I its Clifford Ernest Robert Donald. Margaretta and Bernard besides his parents. Or. And mrs. A. G. Abbey he is survived by two Brothers Bert. Of. Smethport and1 Hugh Abbey in France Green of Norwich. A be f i dial i. To it Tiia an .1 Iii ton 1 t or i it time. 1 Lia v. For eve n a Ini hut i. Siniue in w. Arc Rotten weather now. It Alinus Evi and f have forgotten what Sunshine is. Like. They Issue. New clothes today. I got a a Atli a Vest gloves Slicker. Focus and a of four buckle aretes. J lost Nearl at Mons f thing larger and a death from any cause staring in the face you May. Well imagine How i Felt when this magnificent body of soldiers was racing with cer Tain d Alt hanging every Lane i it Fili ally . When Jiey had Rune. Ali Hon about fifty and of us. Had wits e-1 order to Limo. And of i lit Viii uni uiting in All line of and men. H More or less and the Sec nil Uhichi a Foi Louing a Lien t a rapid r Aie mum not Stop to i. Line is. Com. Dei pm and try As pretty girl in jail charged with murder Margaret Dicecio of Kane claimed by the authorities to be 17 years of age. Is in county jail held without bail for the murder of Antonio Greco o at Kane new year s Day. The girl Aid that Grecco had frequently insulted her and that on the Day of the killing he came to the Home of her parents and insisted that she Pany him to his Home. The girl told him she would get her coat. Going upstairs she secured a.3s-caliber re Volver and came Down and shot Greo co twice. Causing his death. The girl s Story and she also that her father witnessed the crime but bred no shots. He disappeared after the shooting and has not been found. An examination of Greece s body disclosed the fact that he had been shot four times said wounds being inflicted by bullets of different. Cal Iber two being .33 and two .32 Cal of the wounds were Over the left Eye one Over the left ear Piffl one through the. Adam s Apple in the Throat. The inference is that two people were concerned in the shooting. The girl s Mother and brother Are out on bad As important witnesses. M Argaret Dicello is a very pretty girl of medium height she has dark Brown hair brawn looks to be fully -0 old. However understood that she claims she will not to 16 years old until september and will be ready to prove that fact at her. Trial. Pressed in a Blue Georg Etta Waist and taffeta skirt she sat in her cell crying sunday evening when a bleed by one c4 the pressed no regret for the killing she i says Grecco was a bad Man and de served Speaks English fluently according to her Story being Inch More familiar with that Lap Guase than with the italian. She Sai d that Gricco had bothered her until it became Unen Uahle and rid herself of his unwelcome at intentions Good an.1 All. I Rhu Muir of Hopper and have vat 8.-js. " to. Fire in. 3.30. 1.20. Parts for i . Destroys dwelling. To of v All Iny. Equipment when our outfit was at Cunell. They shelled the town in the excitement a whole truckload of packs was lost. Talk about indeed and thoughts and feelings indescribable. Those Gas i have plenty and Allva wieties. We All have a shirt Reading hath to Lav was prepared for burial and taken to the Home of his parents where the funeral services were held saturday afternoon at 2o clock. Rev. B. H. Edson officiating. Rose Hill cemetery. Interment in card of thanks. Wish to thank the Many kind friends and. Neighbors for their numerous acts of kindness shown Dur ing the illness and i ath of Pur dear daughter and sister mrs. Mary Mas Torson Abbey. John Masterson m ast Orson Jalc Rose . I Harl. Mas Toksoz card of thanks. Wish to thank tin 1 in us Herbert Smith is n Mes or British army also. And the Marat. Oil and in the these after tac i spell was soon Able to take Ijler the Field again. the about a dozen limes but it wus1 men. You Ima if a mess to g into but we it re not going it health Friio All oar Unn Way. For following them German infantry who kill a a great tinny of our men and also our Captain. We were All v pry much upset on Loostag him for he Good Leader. Then wit were ordered ii. A. . Frank Dunbar. Of of Frank to Politi filed 1 Imam r Uil. Of Linard of sorting an est r heated stove. Or. I Carthy. A. In i Ort and u As . Mrs. . Jud d. Mccarthy. Ami Brother. Robert Mccarthy had Diter. Tsas special at lion and within a Short time after they led the House the lire was Dis do even for an mount and. Retire to the next Hill. Policeman a h. Us Knuson and Fred covered by . The Snow. Where to our great Delight we were Milroy. John s. h. Biever handicapped the tire department Ift Home and Mother it is a great Bur infantry and cheered most and Arthur Mill members of the Hose reaching the scene with apparatus by them who had been co. Were present and stated that it and the a uitting was beyond Savins adventurer and it Rifakes one think first in two months. Would like to lend you something for Christmas but Don t i will have the Chance ant going to try to Send a of cards anyway. Tell Grant to write me a letter i have not from him in a Jong while. I suppose he is Hunting now. Well i must close for this time wishing you a merry Christmas and. Happy new year. regards to All. Your son. Bryan. Notice to correspondents. The mixer is working Shorm and de these Days the paper is much Lack of a Linn Type operator and is entirely upon the help of operators from other Smethport printing . A much Intro llne1 int apr Lias to to Niit Ted b it we urine to continue attacks and barrages make one think hell is travelling and big at that. First experience in a real fight was at Mons when one Atemon a bout two o clock shells began to come Over and Light among us. At that particular time our officers were ing a conference of War but Fritz put the Kibosh on the conference and we j had to get Down to real work. It be j ing my first experience and i Only 16 years of age naturally i choose the fighting which was j looking for a Hole. This was in keep ing style of fighting in mex Ico where i was in that army for More than six months. Out there be j ing several old veterans of the Smiith african War in my their ground without if apparent sex Cit int it 1 soon Chic out of my Hole which a Wapon and count j pm my. Horse again. It Dirth take one to find out that to for our advanced patrol for a to come Hack. We Ali had been alleged certain persons whet the firemen got into action not Stop Here however but proceeded j were using the Hose House for a Gamb however their Good work saved and on Back farther and joined the French Ling place and asked the Council to in joining property from the flames. The cavalry who cheered us most and. Take measures to have loss was Complete members of the Fly. And my Chest began to swell family saving Only moved by Hackett. Seconded by hop wearing. The loss is estimated per that the Calif of police give per Al fully with insurance of Al. Ito Ifal notice to persons Al. 500. Or. And mrs. Mccarthy Liged to be using rooms for had two sons wounded in the War and that if same is not stopped now the loss of their Home is added 1 we wish to thank tin and to continue. A to Ith to. For our patrol friends for Trio . In every his Lattery my we shown Stu Rinir Iii. Ii Lars. And of to he a order s to form line and it Herbert Smith As a boy and his our beloved son and Lirot Icv. If Ali Clr a i l e Jones. K Abbey also for the or. Anil m1w.a. G. A Bart Aliw p. Us sex. Abbey. Ailv2wl. Subscribe for the Miner. Your or. Lies not tv., nine to nil into a Hie Cerini. it is m a. M and the that some of them had 1 Aoi i d horse govt. i Cannon Swah. But ii Dolth hip a blow on of our. Soldiers advertise in the mixer. _ subscribe for the m1nt3r. Uti d i thought All tin but in cilia . With pm raid Pira Stirt poral will be instituted at once to their misfortunes. Carried. Agreement of Leo l. Herzog with death of mrs. George the Smethport in regard to Sherburne. Using water from Mill Pon Dyor fire pro mrs. Lena ears old a Tecton was filed. A farm f resident of this place Leay treasurer Chua. Lemler makes the ing Here about six years ago died at following report her at Buffalo Street Oloan Bui. On hand after paying . Bills. N. Sunday. January 1919. Death j2.46t.7s. Being due to Gall stones. Rei d of r. C Cie Sou col. 134.s5. Mrs. She Rhuno is Surv Yod by her husband. , to whom . 595.53. She was United in marriage 4? years of. The finance commit ago. One Dau glitch mrs. Kiln a cad fire for waiter and two , sch rom Lii All of old a. A. A Hie Ronij Ilus wort brought to yest Day ind Cik Lii the i Hap test cling cell Liere Tho. services held. Rpm. A. H. , of the first Church made in the f Annily plot in a a e Mil put his Light out. We were beaten badly at Mons on account of the. French reserves not coming up in the Veir Al Itlen a . Is. huns urfi pm that he e get. D t to the. Year at d Liy Hackett. Seconded by that i it Mali a 1 me. While continued on Page .1 for tru year of Anle Ellary to furnish a Bond in the sum of carried. Mrs. was a Esti Mable Ana her death Long of friends in this place

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