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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - June 19, 1919, Smethport, PennsylvaniaA mme Vol lv1 a Job 1.9 1919 Hon. Henry Hamlin died monday morning children All ban Tate port my. D. Bam at Bratbak Inni n. T. In. Goat m. He canutt at Smith port Eft Elk ii Murrell of Buffalo and Orlo j. Hamlin of Smith port their children together with his wife survive. The following grandchildren Mirabel. Hannah and Susan Hulln of Smethport. The funeral will held at two o clock this afternoon at so Church the x. Van Dyki flu the will be Laid n the family mausoleum in rom Hill cemetery. Class of commencement activities the annual commencement exercises of the Smethport High school were held at the lyceum on monday evening june the sixteenth and were Well attended by the friends and relatives of the graduate. The stage was attractively decorated with ferns and White peonies the class Colon being Green and White. The opening number of the pro Gram was Given by the girls Qlee club who Sang gleam gleam 0 Silver Stream under the direction of mrs. Bouton and the invocation was pronounced by the Rev Arthur Greg son. Miss Harriet Jones who won Sec Jond honors gave the Salut Atory with surrounded by Kos family the end we his later business life oration women and the world a sure peacefully to Hon. Henry Ham in t o clock monday morning. Been spent in ventures and bad the oration was excellent and Timber and see nicer made brought appearance. Yery one of its very Foremost men there Jim Tare returns. His holdings of Pron c. B. Renn then introduced scarcely a la the com her lands and othe r or. Llewellyn Phillips Dean of Edu Jaunity but text its portion of tue Large while his at Bucknell we 6 great loss when this Man pass banking and commercial ventures spoke on the War and education to away. For seventy his had have been managed with a Wisdom or Philips talk was a most interest a potent Lorce in the develop most wonderful. His acting one and dealt with not Only the ment of Western Pennsylvania from Quiring a Complete knowledge of the immediate but also the far reaching Virgin fore Sis to us present abundant most intricate details of every effects of the War upon education. He Prosperity and in the building be prise submitted to him had been she spoke of the sources from which we made hundreds of friends who now great secret of his success1, have previously borrowed Many of the close of his useful making a mistake or. Suffering a loss our educational ideas and the effect life. He had passed his. 89th birth Day when a breaking. Sown of Bis Vig Orous system claimed its toll in Bis investments. He established of the War associations upon in 1863.the banking House of Henry standards. Much Baa a mlle in sme port which became come too from the gathering Ogeth his generous treatment of View one of the solid financial1 institutions by of our army from All parts of the Points other than his own was Char of Western Pennsylvania he was country and ways and Means Are be acte Risic of or Hamlin. Ills Char of. The original organizers of the ing devised to increase our education Acter was a ostentatious he detest Smethport water company and has Al efficiency certain lines of worked self glorification and Wylle in the been concerned in the founding a great impetus by the kindness of Bis heart he helped nun of every Public Enterprise of Merit military needs and demands dress it was his custom to conceal in the Borough. He was an sex presi a the girls Qlee club Sang merry his acts of Benevolence. He possess Dent of the first National Bank jnne1 after which or. E. A. Stud de a most thorough knowledge of he of port Allegany and senior member Holme. President of the Board of dlr Man nature to him Wax Given the of the banking House of Henry Hamlin motors presented the diplomas to the Power to measure men and he was and son now the Hamlin Bank and members of the class which Are i he was a director of the As follows Ervin Anderson of Elmer Axelton Harold Gonna Thomas Hun almost invariably Correct in Bis con Trust co. Delusions. Coudersport port Allegany Rall Otis quiet but profound love for the Road co. Trustee of the Fidelity Church with which he United at and guaranty co. Of Buffalo Early age found expression in a sin president of the Buckeye Gas co. Of j Workley Helen Bouton Martha Grove. Helen Gleason feed Erica Werc Devotion to its teachings. He Cincinnati director in the Hajn Mon was tireless in his work for. Tis Organ Newark and other Gas companies of Howe Harriett Jones Leona stabbed in the Back at Norwich _ sunday Alten won about 4 o clock Edward 33 was stabbed Back by Joe Sumel aged an at a logging can i about four Miles from Norwich inflicting a wound from Wieb the victim May die. Casper Huber the injured Man s father has a Jarden at Camirand Edward caught the austrian in the act of walking away with a Large painful of lettuce which he purloined from the Garden. He stopped the foreigner and an altercation ensued which terminated in Sumel producing a knife and stabbing Huber just Over the kidney inflicting a Gash six in Ches from 1 and to inches in depth. The to Calm was hurried to or. Frank e. Seeley s of fice at Norwich where treatment was Given. After the stabbing Sumel took to the Woods and a posse under the leadership of j. F. Armstrong and Constable a. B. Tweed of Norwich was hurriedly formed and they Trail fugitive through the Woods to Emporium where with the Assis Tance of chief of police Charles Wright he was captured at 11 o clock sunday night and brought to Smith port jail at monday morning. At 8 o clock monday morning. Sher Iff e. W. Jones took the prisoner to Colegrove where at the Pennsylvania station he was positively identified by who was brought there on a cot on hit Way to the re Dewar hos Pital. Casper Huber also identified the Man. They told their stories be fore Justice a. Q. In Allister at a hearing and the magistrate turned Sumel into the care of the sheriff without Ball. The prisoner is charged felonious assault with in tent to Mil. Edward Huber was honorable Dis charged from the service of the United states March 23. 1919. He was in ducted into Smethport May 29, after service in train ing Camp went to prance As a Mem Ber of the 89th machine Oun bn., and a severe ser race. Oct 23. 1918 while fighting in the. Argonne Woods he. Was in the right leg. Inflict ing a wound that kept him the Hospital until after the signing of the armistice. Will am new first band dance the Smethport. Allied band give its first dance of the season at Galco Park tomorrow night june 20, mod music will be furnished and an Ruth ? time everyone the Price is in Mary o Connor and Marie Sasse. Deluding War tax. The band has re the valedictory and gently secured two new Mel phones Iza Tion not alone in the Parish and director in the Fulton diocese but throughout the country. Phoenix Gas companies in it was his Devotion that folded his York state director of the co Nklan Flea was then Given by Hamlin red at a Cost of nearly and is in whole life giving to it his sincere Wagon co., of clean trustee of the held who won first honors. In the Deavo ring by popular subscription Christian character. Perfect Minona mining co., of Colorado class. The oration was most interest and this dance to raise Money to pay was Bis life Long motto of the Stoeth port watering and the valedictorian is a most for them. This is your band As of the efforts. Western , of which he was a comment Sylvan la has ustal Ned a great loss in cant and senior Warden. This was but the death of this useful Man. Tone of his Many Benevolence to re Henry son of Orlo James and or a Lotous and charitable societies and a Luck bad Cogswell Hamlin was Well illustrates his generous _ Chris. Born in Smethport april.9 1830. He Tiara character. He was a Democrat inherited his father s love for books originally but dissented with his Par and research and after his on the question of human slavery tory education was obtained began and Wip ported the candidacy of Abra the study of Law. Finding his health Ham Lincoln. In 1881 he was elected. Judge of. Mckean county. Ton he engaged As a clerk in the holding that office until Tho abolish store . J. And a d. Of same by be the of Nineteen years he wat and emf no a separate judicial District. Matte d As a partner continuing most John married in Smethport August until 1878. When he sold ,44. 1854. Wannah l., daughter of or out hts interest in the business to William Charlotte a. Mccoy and Earnest student lot under tie arrangements entered into whom a Bright and successful career test Winter the property of the band is predicted. The Benediction was is really property of the Borough the then pro response to the subscription paper bounced by the Rev. W. Al Van Dyke j circulated by manager John Hull has the play Aaron Boggs freshman i been encouragingly Liberal but Given by. The members of the senior. Sid Rabla deficit remains to be secured class at the lyceum on Friday even and it is hoped thug dance will a com ing wag greeted by a capacity House plish the purpose. Galco Park is an and was a Success from every flew Judeal place of a summer the Point. Briefly told the Story open Pavilion with elegant floor with the adventures of Aaron making the amusement Moet enjoy a freshman from splint Orvllle. A very i Able. For an evening of real pleasure Green youth who meet an old is no better place to go than in the person of tomorrow night j the mrs. Chubbs boarding House. To further Aarons Auto for 8ale interests she sends a Telegram pro Chalm Pra porting to come from a former Ftu-1 car. With master. Six Continental in Dent to Beau Carter Lender of the most exclusive fraternity Mylant that if file Brand Kun of Steven a. . And that he at nil be secured to con nned Gunc Entz xon stalling electric sys tem. Guaranteed in perfect running order. Paint Etc. In Fine condition Condo to a real genuine bargain for backup Xot Elty co. Give me the Money poll take your said Ricco Margaret Dicel o tells new Story of Kane crime that has the King of truth. Bis departure and let no one know of the crime until he had time to get far from the Soene. This the did. Later in the some italian friends a pm to the House and Wen made acquainted with the state of at fairs. They consulted together and As a result off Nowosi officer that she shot the Man in de fending her Honor and to assume All blame until her father had Good Hli escape. Margaret consented to this arrangement and has ago Ltd her father from All blame la Hsc Story for months past and until giving the foregoing Story to the minis but very few Are aware that a Short time ago in her own behalf she told j interested parties this the alleged Margaret Dice to the j 6-years truthful old italian girl confined in the her Story up Cloudy Point county jail for the murder of in the circumstantial Eri Denee. The Tony Rice at Kane new year s bullets taken from Alceo i Peck night of this year and has Stead 1 of lame Folbre a a foot of car fatty maintained that she alone. Found in is pocket and of a was responsible for the killing calibre from the Bullet c it i. J t e head. Has finally changed her Story of pc the events and what she declares no not been is the Correct version is publish a Lent of his de for the first time in to a Slaughter claims to1 Hare no knowl Miner. Ledge of Bis Margaret s personality does not suggest her capability for killing a human being no matter under what stress of circumstances. I for Boarder sheriff b. W. Jones and Deputy sheriff c. C. Choate served As Bem of a belgian Relief committee that she expressed no. Regret j Guanay when they Ware caned to for the killing Bur seemed to my. Anon to straighten out the Mart have the faintest aversion to the memory of the have been hitherto unexplainable features of her those who have be come acquainted with her since her incarceration in the county jail Are convinced Liat the Fol lowing Story is truthful. She says that Tony Ricco was an All around and , a Black hand operator that had a hum tier of italians terrorized among whom was her fat fir. Four weeks before tie night of the Tat As Well As martial troubles of Ona Victor Van Houtte. A belgian. Their findings were As follows Al for works in a chemical Plant at Newton. Lip wife keeps the family Home at my Alton and also a Bonier. Victor usually spends the week end in the bosom of his family and upon arriving on one such occasion recently found the Boarder in Hie wife s bedroom. With commendable Forti tude he passed up this irregularity but the following morning when the missus fed him bread and Coffee and produced Black beet ii teak for the Boarder he decided a shooting her father under fear of Hada Rea his threats gave Ricco new wite rather Tiemit. Year s night Ricco carte again however open hostilities did not result until last sunday when his wife criticised his methods Gar Dening while be was hoeing in the truck Patch with the sweat of honest toll dripping from his brow. This wag too much and the Lone suffering husband pursued his wife and threat ened her with the Hoe. She escaped and sought he Protection of the Strong Arm of tie Law. The Relief commission responded and after hear. Ing both Aldeff of the Case impressed the belligerents the beauties of peace arid strongly advised them to avoid strife in the future and from outward indications succeeded in Patching up the difficulties. To the House and demanded More. Dicello pleaded with him to go away that he could not afford to give More Money that he was a poor Man with a Large family. Margaret was in the room and Ricco commenced to hint at pop Oasis concerning her. Suspecting trouble the elder i cello left the room for a moment and secured a which lie placed in his pocket. Returning he again refused Ricco s demand for mopey whereupon Ricco. Said you give me the Money or i la take . I la take her out he Drew a revolver seized tie girl by the Arih and started to drag her to the door. Dicello a rat when he saw Bis daughter threatened knew no Bounds ignoring Ric co s menacing weapon he Drew his own revolver and fired twice. Shot in the head Ricco Sank to the floor his falling from his hand. Mad with rage and his own revolver empty of cello picked up this weapon and shot the prostrate Man twice j0mce. Wrev the Juliet his one and a half ton Studebaker realizing that the Man. Was dead Max Tor truck High tension Magne and without knowledge that Hia act Tak e body. All tires practically was in a Way justifiable Decollo new run less than 500 mile. Rara though Only of Oscap Tho _ de Margaret to took the doors after Backus Vot Elty co. Maybe he s married. The local Post Ofhie Are puzzling Over the following communication from Frank Harbour who is visiting in will Lamport am having a wonderful time what is. The you have heard about me you Fel lows seem to hear so Many things. I could Tell you something but won t lost watch Elgin Road and Smethport rewarded by returning to this

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