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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - January 16, 1919, Smethport, PennsylvaniaHamry a owner. Mom k. Knapp Altor wid vol Lvi Smethport. A. Thursday. January 16, 1919 no 3 burned to death trying to save Liberty Bond Rire at nor Wloch thursday night caused the death of g. Pasquale and the Seq ton House of the potato. Teik Railroad. The men were eating sup when an explosion of Gas a stove in an adjoining room set the building on tire. The men Alles caped from the burning Structure but 1 took a desperate the Hope of saving a Liberty Bond and vent Back into the building. His Char red remains were found next morning and Trout to Smethport by undertak1 or h. H. Sasse and prepared Tot burial the funeral was held sunday after noon at the undertaking rooms the Rev. Father Donahue officiating. Bur Ial Tjia in St. Elizabeth a cemetery. I. Has a wife and year old in Italy. Poison in the flour. What is claimed to an error occurred in Law week s Miner in the article regarding the poisoning of five at the Home of or. Mrs. R. Fulmer in which it was stated that it happened by putting something in f pancakes in place of such was not the Case but was caused by a of Rye. Flour which some unknown person Lizul Ulavee l Poison. Thouc partook of tin poisoned cakes i nor. And mrs. A h. Ii lev a mrs. Slieson Ami Laugi itch Mark. Lit Man. Who have now fully Sci Ovi red Froia their fright Al Eriel l i o. J. Wok Mik it dead Donald a Wormer Well known in Olean and Vicinity a a lawyer died at the Home of parents or. And in. X. E. Wormer in that City Early thursday afternoon of influenza and pneumonia. Or. Wormer a born in East Sam port and was Alao a red Dent of the Borough for a few years before the family moved to Olean. He became a Brilliant lawyer having a Large practice in Section of the country. He was 3j years of age a of the Olean 11 fell school in Lyos. And of the Law. School of the i never sly of Syracuse class of 1912. He had practice Law in Olean about six years. He is survived by his parents Duncan and one sister. Mrs. Crystal Heaton of Liber Syrille. 111. The funeral services for Donald j. Wormer were held sunday afternoon at 3 o clock from the Home of his parents. Or. And mrs. A. E. Wormer of North Clinton Street. Rev. John Bor ton officiated. Burial Vas made in it. View cemetery. The bearers were Fred Abrams Clair Alderman. Robert Mcduffoe. Letter from Aibin j. Anditon death of a known the death of in. Klida c. Theetge occurred at the biome of he daughter i they Liao been sending trucks after mrs. L. On Tremont Avenue it fur a whole week find it. The Many Orlinda of Alln j. Ander ton win intermit to in the fellow Long. Jurbe court France. Dear write you a Tew lines to Day. We have received no mall for a Riboul three weeks. It hug been lost. Letter from Earl k. 1u Hock fort Dei France nov. 24, dear flail i am that they have arranged Tor us to write dad s christinas letter and when we Are to write it. I hardly know where to begin. Since it the beginning of thanksgiving week i will Start by saying i have very much to be glad Tor. God has graciously spared Iii life for bigger things .1 believe Ull Hough i. Was Lak Buffalo. N. b a urday. Morning. Ten away from school yet these hav went again this morning a town o of about a Miles from Here to the brain. She was about-61 years of Sam says candidate Burdock of wrote letter with a Hermaa pinpoint i found on our last drive with love to All i remain your affect donate an Earl a Burdick. Letter from James m. Ennis. Nov. 27, 191s. Dear living Mother and All 1 will now write you u lines. I know it has been a Long Lime since Floyd Seely. F. H. Light and Frank Relsey. The services were private on account of the serious illness of both or. And a. Wormer. Mrs. Wormer is ill with influenza and or. Warmer with pneumonia. High. School notes out in a a Soldier boy Lay his Low ebb there Liu King ii to heaven above Crie-1. Via me Carriage licenses. Jan. M. Chad. Tempi. Bennett k. . Both of 1 run.1 a. Jan._14. James Edward Kayes of and Angeline Crow Ley of Sartwell. A. Deeds. Jan. Ska Mcginley Llama lion and to Frank a Bradford. Is. James Devlin and wife to Margaret Korner it Al. Foster twp. L. A. and wife to Lincoln Green. Keating. Jan. Alexander Clemenger and wife 10 George j. Be Rich. It Al. Kane. C. A. Catlin Ami wife to John Daugherty and wife. Port Allegany. Minnie Roehmer to Couchetta Ruffo. Treasurer of Mckean county to Mayo. Liberty. K. Anil wife to . Thomas Foster twp. Limi. S. A. Mundy and wife. M Kate .-i.-hoy.ivner. Bradford. May Maher to. J it pm Timpano Kane Jan. Ii. Carrie b. Stone to Emma Brown. Bradford to. Oak Hill cemetery Assn. To re Becca vietto eatau of. Oak Hill cemetery j50. H. N. Frazine to Emma Frazine. Kane. Stella j. Keelor to Elmer Johnson it Al Hamilton Al assignment of mortgage. Jan. 8 Elizabeth Fagnan to Emma Fitzgibbon. Bradford. Jan. 14, Hamlin Bank Trust co. J. A. Nellis to h. J. Haggerty. Satisfaction of mortgage. Jan. Fitz g Lubbon to Rose crho and husband Bradford. Jan. 9, Kane Bank Trust co to i Emuel Davis Kane j1200. Kate Helm to Alexander Clenie Nger Kane Kane Bank Trust co. To Alex Ander Clemenger Kane Katherine Wise it Al to Mun by Bradford Jan. .11, John Paton to Lillian m. Bradford Thomas h. Kennedy exr. To Rick Mulqueen Bradford George Paton guard to Fred. W. Wright Foster guardian. To Philip c. Bra Ford. 5300. Maude a. Malone to c. H. Johnson jis007 Jan m. Ellen flt Gibbon. Exr. To Lillian m. Newman and Luis band Fos Ler i Foo. John Bird to Chauncey n. Oreg Al. Otto twp Ca John Bird to c. N. Gregg. Tut far his strives a la i f in Hoa her Lues ache and Pine. Fiir her boy f Iruh in Veanus in. No Man s Law lie Liefl i it Puli die. Emf or in had Best. V he gave his use toil we from Ormai . What ran we do but and him. To at. Fre Ilnia fur tills Nalion. Well Al Lasi the Tan is lifted Trout kni.1 Smethport. Now for some Liard work to Maki up fur he two weeks work which we have lost. Some of tile a Dillni Young electrical Genii of the High school i Lii a. Lutile practice by fixing tin in room c. Lint maybe it would b bettor Iii hire somebody because a would Cost More than the help would. To say the we Are More Itan priv Iii our basketball team. Few if any in Van of Iho to laity could beat them. We Knoek a on to Oil. I rhetoric class is now studying ithe of speech. Froin All Olf Serva in. Dumi fashion Hdldn i make much of a hit this time for does t seem been great school Days of w rot i cannot but think that it Lias All been for certain training. The censor ship has held us to certain restrict get so Uejo night i thought it would e. _ be better to gel mall after the War. Vor years mrs. Theetge but it i was a resident of Smethport her child been in this Little vol Wren being born Here and but today for this special Lage a Little Over three weeks and ago. May Here some time yet. Well we ions that we could not Tell of our sex letter it has. Been lifted. Come with Dun have to Dodge shells and bullets has been Back to so we Are o. K. Have lot s to eat and a Good place to sleep. Two of us sleep together. We have ten blankets Good Woolen ones and when it gets Muddy As it is most of the time we have High rubber boots so we Don t care about that any More. Fie Are now waiting for orders to move somewhere homeward. The general was around this Forenoon and inspected the com Pany and batteries. All of our guns arid material Are at a Little Railroad station ready to be loaded As soon As we get orders which arc slow in coming. We have to have patience in the army. Have done our Little bit but n o doubt we Viive More to do before they us Homo. Some of the boys Are. Having seven Biluys i May take mine in the nes t liar if Abo at the of this Mont i. Unless they decide Send As Home in the mean Linie. _ i in of Rill we Ien in 1 a Herman in Ojiri to nil Honi. T in m r Mimm stamp. ,-.uk of mail lil i la Ive la the Hlll leh. Sard s Aeve irl class. N quite old when Ali sure will some Smethport at various times but never to remain Long making her Home mostly with her children. She had Many friends in. Smethport who Are sincerely grieved at news of her death. The remains were brought to Smethport. Monday and the funeral held at the residence of Fred Lyman in water Street the Rev. Arthur Greg son officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery surviving Are. A daughter and two Blanche fish of Buffalo y., and Ernest and Wade theetge. Of Andover. N. Y. B. T. Downey of Keating township is a brother of the deceased. Her Nephew Fred Lyman of Smethport and three nieces. Mrs. Lille a cattle of Buffalo. N. A. Mrs. Title Lanley of Wheeling. In. .mr.-. Mettle Sanders at Elkhart. Ind., four grandchildren also survive her husband. Work tic tie died a-1 Fri Tosh bout iwo me Over the sea As we started that eventful nip plug. May 7, s a. A. Old new York Harbor was a Busy place that morning tug boats Terry boats Steamer Ocean freighters Ocean liners and battleships were blowing up the Salt water turning this Way and that for our country was at War. We steamed out by the statue of lib erty and out into the deep Blue sea with no other Convoy than a Large flock of Tea gulls. The Tea was Calm and remained so during most of the voyage. After seven and a half Dayi we landed at Liverpool. England. Our ship was the Aquata Rila. We had a bout 10.000 soldiers on Board. Never saw a submarine All the voyage. At Liverpool we took a train to Folkestone whore we stayed for a few hours and then went to Dover and from that port we sailed across the English Channel to we were Given Gas masks and sent to Drill behind the near to. Omar. Then we were needled Down near i Aris to keep i killed by aeroplane fall. News of death of Mechanic a. L. Of i Mai Burglin. Former resident of it. Ahon i ii Tity Iii air plane Aii silent Al Arni thers Field. Fort Worth. Has received by be Friend x f the family Melian to any of you. I. No Getty of Alung Tine and Hope these few Lanei will find you people in the Best of health. Received a letter from Blanch the other Day and also two. From you and was glad to get them Vilanch said that you had sent my Christmas present and 1 can hard wait until i get it. Wish 1 could walk in the House once again and i a ten t think it will be such along time before i will i suppose you people Bear Lota of news about the Var. Now thatt Over. We Are on our Way to Germany and Are within five mlle of Belgium now. This Bai been a. Great War. I Hare been oter the top tour times and had one very narrow escape. I had holes shot in the Back of or overcoat and three in my Short coat Ray canteen was torn rom my Belt and my hip was quite badly bruised but it did not Lay me up. I am certainly glad that this War is Over. How is Casey Hazel and papa Tell Edna that i Haven t much time to write is the reason she did not get a letter from me. This letter is for you and Edna. It is Retting dark and i must close hoping this letter finds you All Well. Fiir a Quick reply. I key final the rest. I jul null making flight with Lieut e. One time on Bli to of Wyo. Hums rom Varleni their Thomik. Giving Iliner in time City Witch j we Ditl. Freih th-1 in clash from Thi the. Days and 1 is. Hours Tenn. Hiki in an Vilier. Half a i a jail twiet Etc in Sigrit of i Iri . A Soldier s prayer stayed now 1 Lay Tiff tin try n. In Thierry i Oid my Gnu to k.-. P your Loving son. Jamks m. Exx1s. Inf., machine Cun co. A. E. Of. Vin York. Vamp Vil in Witk Oi Noi Hii we had Siul had. For. A week thl went into a Ponds were. There on the night of july Siil. Add Mother s wed filing we fall to anus Phoui 2 a m. Jul. That memorable in Slit. July j Orte year from the or two i letters Ini few both Tun 1 Don t expect As Many ibis Lime. Hillrod. We Are be Ting All Juip n was the of mrs. Anna Sisoes. Legging s. ail my out Quin u. Of Washington .pa., and was a fits. travelled most All Over miss Margaret jul in. Also Tram -. Szinn part. Are very pretty of Washington a former Matron of lot of h waste and ruins Kane Summit Hospital who is where the fighting has Lake if serving As a nurse Ai i. Gen will be of much value for some eral Hospital no. 10 at Azla n. C. Lime. Stone buildings have been to also survived by three other Sis carried away or used to fill holes in ters. Mrs. Scott Mcewen and miss the roads near the different front.-. Julla Quinn. Of. Washington and mrs. I think we Are permitted to Tell now William Smith of Bradford and a where we have been brother. George of. It. Alton lie had Well after 1 left coir tone. Which been i Alhi fit arc for Over a year. Is in the South Central part of fraud. I the body will be. Brought to Wash we to the Abate. Front near a Ringlon. Pa., win re funeral services tie held on he Jiray we Cali d to firm foul. Were shelled by the hoche and lost Nur men. The germans Lien started big drive. i Aris which tended with a Retreat which be no other Loidl t take my Sorks or shoes before 1 Wako. Lord please Grain me with Ray Clumber to keep this lumber no i g or Guy rope break. And .1-t my tent Down before Azalce. Keep me safely in thy sight Irani no tire Drill. At night interest anyone to pitch of excitement. If you feel the least bit sick git your coat and heal not thai any one objects seriously to yur company bul we certainly Dox t want to get the flu and have to quit school again. Smethport will play at Shinglehouse Friday and we re going to skin them for All they re Worth. Blossom. Re High bit. Sick. To Man by the name of Simyon. Were there from Only until july publican. Went into the second Battle of. at chateau Thierry on August " help the starving 1st a do i filth for the som thl is the Given Over to raise . Were there from August help tin Siar Vitigo syrians and the until september lib. From then armenians. These Christian races until november Lith we were at the should not be allowed to perish Oft Merise Argonne Section. So you see1 the face of the Earth but Mich May we have been some Busy. I sure Kasiben tile Casi if the coiled sales does glad when it a tall Over. Are nor Lake a hand Ami help save the getting a Little rest now but we ancient races from Benson Arr red in new York Utken to Botn Altena Ance next sunday Charr g of -2nd in. 155 d. B75r and Paul Mauretania and is now in the annual meeting of the Stock holders of the Hamlin Bank Trust co. Was held wednesday Jan truth. And at the meeting the Stock holders were elected As directors the coming year Henry Hamlin. Or to j. Hamlin. Jas. A Mckean Charles Mckean c. D. Comes. Fred d Gal Lup Ralph e. Burdock. Guy Mccoy and h. A. Used fled. Or. Redfield being chosen to fill the vacancy caused by. The death of or Forrest. The officers remain the same As previous year. Dry nation assured. Washington. Jan. Is thl Isth amendment to the Constitution provid ing for a dry nation will have been ratified within a few hours in the opinion of e. C. Dinwiddle. The legs of the National of the 3 1 necessary state Legislatures rail fled the proposed amendment Ami a plan Waddle s report indicated that the necessary is. Would1 Lake action today. Only will after the ratification before Boore goes. Nol satisfied because How that it is Ileal by starvation. Meliers All Over we want to go Home. I sunday school who were ask not have to Drill like some of the cd to Endeavor to raise one Dollar . Am still orderly for our per-1 each for this cause Are requested to sonnet adjutant and will keep that bring whatever they have been Able Job As Long As they let me have it. Mercy Christmas and Happy new year. Alms to secure to the Church next sunday. Any amount if it is less than a Dol Lar will be thankfully received. Every member of the sunday school is j came general along allot the lines in 111 they Mil. Our first Day Over the. Top we Losi a few men jul never ithe enemy. We were in a Wood. And they a Liellei us terribly. I Laid for one a soar a Gas mask on Between two they Cross fired on us. One in will rest on High. Front and behind and kept inti a rather. We from Liis and Lair Over the top morning at a. M. We Weria the town of. Fast pcs. We. Laid in the find All Day waiting for d Arkanes to. Cross the time the in Remau. Knocking the Lown to Iii fees with their guns finally we starred a i toss the Vasle River on an loll Dione Bridge the enemy Luni partly we get inc two thirds of the company across and established a line on the Oiher Bank we fought All Ilay until another regiment. Came and relieve in us. I cannot go into details hut we had a hot time loiter we were taken from that front and shoved us to the argon Jne Woods near that great City of Metz Here we went Over the top Early one morning and kept driving for fourteen and in the morning let me Wake. Breathing is ent of sirloin Steak. Riihl protect me in my dreams. Ami make it than it seems. Grant the time will swiftly Fly. Deliver me from work Anil drills and when i in ick Don t feed a pills. If i Titis head of mine. Oon t paint it i tilt ioilin.-. Take me Hack into the land. Where Bey walk without a baud. Where to the ruling b icle blows. All the clothes. In a i Ather bed. I Long to Lay my head. Away Fryni Cuiping scenes. And the smell of half baked Beans. God the a newest All my woes. Heed tile Iii my dying in rope. Take me Back i profuse never to enlist again. Amen. Written by Charles f. Luty. Hug. Hospital there. Hans lost his right Arm in the september 29th fight. We be glad to have our Soldier Hame a gain. Found Lap Robe on main Street. Owner can Hare same by. Paying Tor this notice. Call at Hogarth s drug store adv 3wl ,.wanted woman or girl of Brien eral housework and. To assist with children. Must be trustworthy. Address stating abilities and wages sex . E. Scanlon Cole Grove. A. Adv St Man wanted. Proposal for Sexton for Rose Hill cemetery at a fixed annual salary Sar be til Ecby. -1. -adv2 woman cop. Got Norwich Man. The report comes from Olean that a Norwich gave age As 41, attempted to make a Date with the fair lady cop. Which is one of the new Inesti nations of. The York state City and my German prisoner. If you re Mem Richmond. Co. 6, 2nd in. D. B. I her about the americans taking the t. Ctr. Camp Lee. A. In eights of Chapel chief to. I was in that fight it was the last scrap i was in. There Are Many things i have left but because it would take too Long to write and would spoil air the fun of Tell his flirtation Cost him ten Bucks much Jing you when i get Home. More than if was Worth says the Man i have All reason to. Relieve that by from the big wodds who is now con easter time Mother can put of another Vinced that Alf cops male and female Are the natural enemies of a Man who has. A fondness for hitting the High sixteen years a Sailor Harry Hellman. Son of or. And mrs Henry Hellman of this place. Voted Here saturday and sunday and on monday morning departed for new. York City to rejoin the Crew of the transport Henderson which sails to rent. Furnished rooms laundry and hath. miss Amanda Sassy. Advertise in the Miner. Young couple married Friday. January 10. 1919. At James town. A. Occurred the marriage of miss Myrtle May Daley of Falconer. N. A. And or. Daniel k. Bloomster of Kassum. The Young couple were mar i tilted Bret Lien. Church the Rev. N. J. Mrs Tyer . They will make their future Home at Bloomster hollow. Ithe Miner extends Best wishes and Hearty congratulations upon this Happy occasion. Subscribe for the . Plate. What a Happy time when we All next. Tuesday for prance. The boat get Home again. I am anxious about takes Over a cargo and of you especially Ralph. I Haven t Diers Back. Harry when a had any mall in a Long time t boy in the Navy and has served sex . Back in. The he is chief Boatswain s after Bucks if possible _ save on the Henderson. Next july some Venison for me the school i Hia enlistment expires and Harry attending is about three the retired hat. He is a full a Froni i Ingres. And a Man in the Pink of condition. I have not heard anything from Claire up visit Smethport again lit Miles from Paris from what i can thirty Days and at the conc us Hack lure he came Over. 1 had k letter Here to stay permanently. His Many from him Early in b it friends were very glad to see him none of Lite. My thought ii will Roll his appearance is a living advertise or the sea to the thanking link Pirty mint that the life of a Sailor is a at Home and i know Yon will he think healthy one. Ing and praying for your boy s o Verj Here. I will patiently wait Uncle subscribe for. The mixer
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