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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - January 23, 1919, Smethport, PennsylvaniaInteresting letter from capt. Hamilton when i came overseas we. Came in a convey of 23 shape in All. Took the North Courne going by Tho Way of a Halifax. We sailed into Halifax at saturday and stayed there until 1 p. M. Sunday. It was glorious morning and while the. Ship in the Harbor i Felt a Hen we reached the my Trou 1 its began. We were not allow to Asior a the water was Calm we wore put through the boat Drill. The lifeboats and1 we went Down the ropes to the Dis Tance of 23 or 30 feet the easiest got along Alt the 20 hospitals made in quartermaster style Iso feet Long Aud 30 feet accommodating in emergency you Hospital Center. _ the email men t surgical is most wonderful. Uncle Sam. Certainly looks after his boys Toyer this letter after he censorship was off. Written no. 20th, Russell r. Lyndsley Home Russell r. Lyndsley widely known newspaper Man and Ron Sudan is Home from overseas. Shortly after the United states entered the War or. enlisted at Indianapolis. Ind., As a musician and was assigned to the 139th Field artillery Ilerd quarters company. Several months ago the regiment landed in France and were on their Way to the front ready for action armistice intervened. However. Or. Lyndsley to Lynx for a fat Man but litter than Many others. We see the result of that terrible expos he which i occurred there about a year before sheif so Many were kill looked As though about one fourth of the City was blown away. Nothing pc eng left but substance look ing like stones. Not a sign of a tree a Blade of grass. We had services sunday p. M. And at 4 o clock started rip across. It is a Long Way from Halifax to Liverpool going the Short when you we tid it is certainly Long Trail. We left new Yor july 31st and landed in auf cloth. Some trip we reached the Harbor about x. A. But Hail to wait till ing he can Tell about his experiences ing be can leu Nuuuli in a manner that has kept him sur charged about a month ago. Rounded with. Audiences Ever since his arrival. His Powers of observation Are acute and he can explain the sensation of having shells from us member of an Advance detail As sent into the Verdun sector and saw real thins at close True to his newspaper train Fitzgibbon Aray. Popular Bradford Charm ing Bol Lutr Bride. Thursday afternoon at o clock at the Imorae of or. j. T. In Boll to. N. Y., was solemn lied the marriage of their daughter miss Jessie m. 6ray and Hon. John a. Piti Gibbon of Bradford. Rev. J. B. Harry of the methodist Church of ibo Allvar the. Ceremony was witnessed by members of the family Only or. And mrs. Fit Gibbon left late afternoon on wedding trip which will include t visit w Harrisburg where they at tended the inauguration ceremonies. The Bride is Well known to As Young woman possessing a most charming personality. She was born in Bolivar and has resided there All her life. The Groom is one of Mckean county s most successful attorneys. Last enlisted As a private in the death of a highly esteemed a death that saddened the Community occurred Hist Friday night when Al Lengsfeld passed away at the age of 70 years one month and three Days. She was a most estimable woman held in the highest regard by friends and a and Loyal Loving Mother who will be greatly missed by her daughters. She had been in Pixie health for several months but the end came As a saddening Shock never the Jess. Her daughters have the sincere sympathy of the Miner. Elizabeth k. Bayer was bom in december a -1849. Woman she married dated Washington. A. U. S. Infantry and was sent soon afterwards to Panama where he was stationed until being honorable do Pikesville. My a Young charge a u my Usu now serving his second term As a member of the legislature from me Kean county. He has numerous friends a Lah him and his guns burst in your Vicinity As Well As Happy future giving interesting Side lights on the life history of coolies. He was for Lunate enough not to form acquaintanceship with these industrious in sects during his european service. An. Invitation. We invite All soldiers of All wars wearing uniform i to b e our. Guests at the grand entertainment to face give is during his to i Ai Ute tit says they Are nothing new Allen by private Rill Startzell and the circuses have them. He Brothers on Friday even played with his regimental band at inc. January 24. 1919 at the lyceum. John Al Lengsfeld. At Baltimore living there until this death. 33 years ago. Olnee that time she had made her lome in , Atud was a valued and esteemed member ii the Community respected and loved for Many admirable qualities. She was the Mother of nine children one son and one daughter dead and seven daughters living mrs. C. A Steinwedel and mrs. E. H. Colerain of Baltimore. My. Mrs. E. D. Comes and mrs. R. C Sasse of Smethport mrs. C. H. Whit taker of a. Mrs. T. R. of Richmond Hill. L. I. And mrs. A. Before we the docks. Before we left the . Which was called the Mandan had Tea and biscuits which i served very Day at 4 o clock. Ain t it Thi truth i la soon be Back from this terrible War covered with Honor and glory galore. Back from a tuning terrible hubs Back from the Roar and crash of the guns. Banji doing my duty Well a Rutor hero t yes i la soon be Back from doing my bit. Showing my courage and proving my grit playing my part in that wonderful Jam by eating my meals on. Uncle Sam. N fact there it much More i could Tell of my record in winning this War yes. I la soon be Back Ellb the gang once and 1 know they la Josh to make me sore. They la say. I m a Sailor of dryland ways i la hear about this to the end of my Days. But i la just say this about the boys township s first ca8ulty. Telegram of the adjutant general who kid. By god. I tried and that s More than you Doldi letter from Ralph Rice France. December 15, 1918. Mon chert Mere it ten months ago today i was taken into the service ago i was getting ready to go Home. Did not think then that i would be in France now. This is a Nice country but i would not care to live Here As the people Are much and says tin 4h.ooo troops that i private Hill was on the Panieri rated in Liat reception an ship Moldavia thrown into the sea j the nigh the hell at plumes. And rave his Steht Arm for inspiring spec Tulc he Speaks in the went highest terms of the French people. Franc r cd stiffs were american Eye. Urf fours american eve tells it Well and put plenty o 1 Iok Naveh Camp Ahl . Into it san try supported by of line us the bout. By tie Way. Array j be made or. to i a bloc Brothers . An entertainer who in of the originally Mandan do Tho that. Was captured by the e and taken into Newport a prize of our and after Reti Rietl to the King Lush by an american court and her name Chani out at tills Camp were to in each. Inducted to. It certainly will he Well Worth Healing. Boys burglarized Bonni Castle Bungalow. Charged with breaking into Bonne Castle Bungalow the summer Hail a cot. T.-, mattress mrs. K. H. My ample a. Incited of Bonds Ami the sup Anil other Barnes of twin i have seen More of France Hon 1 care to in this kind of a Way but i Viust Sadr Liat France is Loi pitiful. Saw a or at in a of it from i in Rattre car. It took two Days and two m r rage licenses. Jan. Butts of n. to comb . We had a Good Jan. 3 1. Charles Alfred Johnson and Winifred Leachtner. of Borough. Conn. Arthur jew. I sure it enjoyed that Stanton and a wrench. Kunii Leibham morning was a Beautiful Plen Deil guilty before n it m we were on when arraigned for hearing monday were held Ball each a. M. We were on a Way by rain to Southampton. We Rode through most Beautiful Fertell. Country. I new saw such wheat Anil great. The Meadows Wen the and safest looking Lelus you w imagine. Just As it was growing so. We reached Southampton. We Hail a cum part Jent in the coach held Only All knew cd. Other so it made things pleas on Landing at Southampton we another hike of about rest Camp where it is alleged Hiat go Oil. v lie of were Raken from the Low. Consisting of a Rug towels k Chen Utun ills and numerous other and cles. Constable Dickinson said that the boys readily confessed to the act and told him where much of tie plunder was hidden and the greater por Tion of it has been recovered. It is further alleged also stole a Rifle and chickens front Theo. Spent Cleveland of Keating township. They sworn in at Harrisburg. Awilliam c. Sprill of Delaware spun . Dink the a Kish of Oitice is governor of Pennsylvania at noon tuesday in succeeding Martin g. Bruin Baugh in that Oill c.-. A few minutes earlier Edward k. J in As deeds. Jan. and hush am l to James of. Williams. Kane. M4m a Fitzgibbon Bradford in. Time considering the Way we mediately after taking office. A great Arade followed in which state troops Fly bands and other organizations Artioli rated. A reception in the Rounda of the Capitol building was the including function of he Day. It j As the intention of the Miner to i Ublish governor Sproul s Addre is. In Ull but working renditions in Txhiaj office made such a proceeding impose Ible. Card of thanks we wish to extend our Heartfelt Hanks for Many deeds of kindness rendered during the illness and after he death of our beloved Mother. Mrs. R. C. Sasse and Sisters. Jan. Is. Park and wife to de yom. A As i did you would think thing s would be is hard for. Soldiers no the French people Rob wartime activities of the government. Italy has played a Large part in tha winning of the War and her sons who now Elvn county have Ful filled the their country. Contributed by the Council if National . Karl e. Godfrey. Bradford. 1400. Bert Hastings and wife to Edwin w. Fleming and wife Bradford to get any Jan. 1s. Mary Hillard Murphy and 3s an i Bot four com husband to . Thomas. That Cost me so j1200. Cents each. If i can get Chance to Helen k Booth to Albert Howard to j will try get some things. W Are Only 14 Miles from the City. Yesterday Wilson got Here and most of the people got drunk to Cele brate the event got a Box of eats from Home last ii list and they were and Farmers Valley ladies Aid fair and supper at Grange Hall. Jan. .10th Booth Bradford. Orlo e. Rob Hans and wife to Cole Raan and wife. Liberty. J300 Jart. 20. A s. To Dell .7. Moody. Otto. Al. J. Wiley and wife Perl shias will soon be her l. Frear and wife Bradford. Al. Teas going to i s. C. Beers and wife to r. A. Oakes. It. Jewett s270. Goo. Hriz and wife to George de Gobler and wife. Hamilton. Jan 21. C. W. Foster and wife to Oscar s. Than num Bradford. Ii. Satisfaction of mortgage. Jan. Is e. P. Wetmore. Trustee to Charles Nystrom. Jan. 16. John Jackson. Sr., to Fackson. Or. Foster to Sale of w. S. S. In county. The following is the number of War savings Stamps sold in the cities towns and in Mckean countr during 191.s- Alken. 293 Lackus 9ii Livila 10-j2 Binghan. S1.1s2 Burrows Lori Clermont 7 Colegrove. 74s Coryville. Is Crosby. Custer City 60.1 Cyclone. 11 Dallas . Degolia. 30 Derrick City. Duke Center 2692 East Smethport 193 Sale to commence at 3. P. A. Baked goods sewing confection parcel Post. Fruits and vegetables to be s per from 5.30 to 8. At 35c. Decker. Auctioneer. Sup c. C. Adv4wl memorial service at Colegrove next sunday afternoon at 2 o clock service will be held at the col Grove Church in commemoration of he several fallen heroes from that Vicinity who gave their lives following he Flag of their country. Rev Arthur Cresson of will deliver the address upon Fiat notice. Smethport pa., Jan. 13. 1919. Do not . 1919 dog tax county commissioners have extended time to Fen. 1. "1919. Frank adv4w-2 county treasurer cation. His subject living. Our fallen br0ye. A. Wanted woman or girl for Gen and to assist will children. Must be trustworthy. Address. Stating abilities and wages sex mrs. L. E. Home. Sup pose you Are glad the War is Over and i we Are coming Home soon. You prob ably have of Snow there but it never snows in this part if France. We have Barracks in a Beautiful Camp. I am Well and there is nothing to Wor about. Hope you Are All Well.-. Ralph c. Rice. Baker to Maple Grove. Ice Bradford twp. J5000. Same . Bradford same to same. . . Same to same Bradford. Jan. John Shea to Margaret Cole. Bradford a. J. Muford Mckee to e. Al Mckee. Eldred. Jan. 20. Henry Scott to Carrie har Ell known in was _ Democrat. When late 6. R. Lyndsley was editor o l that paper. Is dead. Or. Baker suffered a stroke of Buffalo Ian saturday night and the end. Came Verj get and he Secand Kane 1500 John Ley to Dell j. Moody. 11450. Otto. Kane Republican Ari notices for a number of years after he left Smethport be worked in a Job printing Plant in Rochester. N. of which he was p Art owner. Later he went to Ithaca n. A. And about months ago located in Buffalo Farmers Valley. 72 . 144 Hazelhurst. 16-Il Kane. 336 Kewis run. 3 in. Ludlow 1.322 10 it. Alton. 19s m. Jewett 53r.2 Norwich 2138 Ormsby. Port Augany. 61 is red Rock. 242 Rew. 131 carilon. Cole adv3tf h is understood that a program has been arranged consist ing of special music Etc. But As the miser was not furnished with i copy of the pin Grant Short description can advertise in the Miner. To rent. Furnished rooms laundry and Bath. Adv St miss Amanda Sasse. Advertise in. The subscribe for the Miner. With Robin of season has been vhf ii City by a Farmer on tie big Here in the Valley Rob ins Haven t any idea hat it is Winter yet Ami May be Sci n by. The Doz a Al most any Day. Sunday morning at Sunrise there was a Bird chords heard by Many people that would be a cred it Tii Early Spring Orlo a Hamlin and Fri. W. S. Rex of re. 450 Smethport. Stickney is a. _ Turtle a Westline. 1s6 the sales per capita. In the cities and towns Are Smethport e1-. Wife who survives him was formerly it. Jewett port Kane. Brad Ford. Van the villages Duke Center is first. Norwich second and by third. Although i have no of know ing the populations of these places i. Am sure every one of three sold their per Cajita of while Mckean county did not sell her1 allotment yet she finished ahead of the acreage in state and miss Nelll Puller of Smethport or Baker was Well the printing fraternity in this part of the country in Coudersport Anil j t. To having worked that the Palmer have returned visit at Buffalo. From a Short coming to Smethport his death is greatly. Regretted. He skillful Workman and a Good citizen Wllliam Fuller of this place attended the Buffalo. Tuesday. Lyle Ely of Norwich. In service in Fra re. A not been heard from since october 1st. And at the request parents the Council Al defense is to Matton concerning him. In the nation. Very truly yours. H. H. Redfield county chairman. Subscribe for the Miner
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