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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - March 10, 1904, Smethport, PennsylvaniaHarr y l Backus editor ind proprietor official paper of f me county terms per year vol. Smethport pa77thursday. March 10, 1904. No. 10 Jinai Candice flood stores and dwellings flooded in Var ious parts of the Tower this wit1un 2 Mon tits. Much Dai rage arid in convenience by the High Jfloyd the Jam and thaw of Sunda night started the immense masses of ice in Tho streams of this Vicinity and monday a l Forenoon. Was. Esperie Sciug the third flood within two Mouths an ice Gorge formed below the foot Bridge on Mechanic Street forcing Tho water Over Tho and and into buildings m that Vicinity a Brasted s bake shop m the tear of his store was flooded to the depth of several . Water at one time covered the floor of Holmes Gilfillan s establishment to Tho depth of three inches a number of men worked All Day trying to move the ice in that Vicinity dynamite was freely used but the great Quantity of ice constantly afr Iyog from up Stream made their efforts Little use and it was late in the afternoon before to water commenced to fall the Rahjes bottle factory was compelled to cease operations Early in tb.9 Day but the Camp Glass factory cont be Dvork although the. Men were what handicapped by the water Northumberland w As submerge thifs entire be ugly the dwellers m the on the Creek bide bomb men to their second floors Ancien f happening in Mckean county in Days of Oft taken Froin the Ellei. Titus Al Hawk an Indian living at of Alton Hafis own Way of Hunting Deer. A few Days while following a Trail he saw ahead of him the legs of a Deer Tho rest of the body being concealed by a huge log fearing to shoot lest should a tabs farm and lose his game lie dropped his. Gun and creeping Ity up Serif a the Deer by Hind legs Aud dragging him under the log Winch Lay up i few feet Froni the ground to a by he held his head under War nil in. Vang Fli tinned. A Gen crushed to death at Colegrove John i l. Smith a teamster met death saturday last. Caught under a Load of Iron the Infin of this Plisco saw the def inc Deer shortly urd and there w As not married in Cuba n on wednes Day dec 18, 1872 by the key e b or Fred o. Olds of Farmers Valley Moke an county a and Sisa Are old of Cuba the Puiu ters were of remembered Ifred Al ways thinks of the poor and needy May their Union to a Happy one and their i ears plentiful. Man was dead when uncovered by buried sunday county Home. New Industry for Smethport. An arrangement Baa recently been entered into Between f. L. Holmes Alba i. Gilfillan acid j Clayton Backus for the purpose of Mann Asturio or Backus Clever pin setting invention for Bowling alleys the combination will be known As the Backus pin setting go. The the machines in already under Way at Tho roes Gurfil Vladivostok bombarded. Japanese attack on Slont. A ratty reported _ pc Viand is almost assured this will be. An important addition to snit port s Iri in Stefi riving employment to a Large number of men for the Benefit of people who have on the january 8, 1873, at the Home of Horace Goleman in Liberty township by Rev , or. Henry s Grniet port and miss Kate b Crozier of the former place May the fondest Hope of this couple be realized and the air lives be free from the ills attending common humanity Prosperity and Joy go with them John Lafner been appointed Post master at Kassou tie place of h w. Burliuk gauge resigned it is Ojetter to pity your subscription once ey1c-ry.yeaf.than the amount accumulate tha publisher believes Yon East Street wis also under water from water Street almost o tie Bridge and Tho the East Side caused great inconvenience to habitats of that Vicinity a big ice Jam at Kane s Railroad Bridge spread the water Over a Large area of the Low lauds. Marvin Street and the county Home with water and dwellers in that Section had to stay at Home or adopt High rubber boots. children Ana while engaged in go Leroie saturday last John Smith was buried under a Load and Hill life crashed Ofutt _ a number of men Are employed m tearing Down Large Iron tanks Smith was a teamsters drawing the Iron the Railroad supt shipment. A Wagon had been heavily Smith was on top of the Load drawing it out of the Treuch. Surrounding the Lank the Wagon slowed on a Patch of ice overture Ughe Load crushing the Iron and some Tim Bers which ground. Monti Umed to the scene and removed bout front Andor the Iron death was probably instantaneous. Smith who was about 45 years old was unmarried and had no relatives in Hia part of the country with the exception of one brother he was consider ably in piled this Winter on account of Frozen his hands and it is Taid this injury made it impossible foi1 him to jump out of the Vay of the never seen the pm setter in operation a Short description will be appreciated. The body of the device is a triangular Japan will negotiate a loan. Developments in situation Are slow contradictory a dispatch dated March 7 says. It is reported that the Juja Ovanyse Fleeten aged the russian Vladivostok Madron it sea yesterday. The of the in shaped tack which is suspended upon pulleys a cow feet above the alleys the pin Bare Laid on the rack which has a hmm Estop the operator then raises a weight by Means of a rope running Over pulleys and the machine re lowered to the Alley. There Are ten holes m the Rock through which the pins must fall under each of these holes Are three legs ingeniously adjust re honest and he Mikres it Tohoni Yon Load when it started to upset pay promptly Buce a year result of the presidential election it a Tho electoral Collige in Given below. The death of or Greeley caused the electoral vote to be strangely a nixed u s Grant j04, Horace Greeley of b. Gratz Brown 14, Thobias 27, Charles 2, dad jams 1 the is the local editor of the Miner e. H. Bard is it will be remembered that Iff last week s paper we gave a list of _ six teen subscribers who had paid for their paper representing 4he_uritold sum. Of the crushed remains w Ere la Dat rest in the cemetery on the coup to farm last sunday a shocking tragedy hat when the machine rests upon the they form a cup shaped receptacle which stands the pins exactly upon the spots. The hinged top of the rack throws the pins Forward into the holes Down Ward motion of the. Weight brings the machine Back into its first position an Eric inc Bell attachment notifies Tho Bowler that the pins Ore ready. The Macb Hes have been operated in j o. Backus alleys for about eight Mouths and have Given great satisfaction the Are set in less than half the time required by hand and there is Jio trouble with incorrectly spotted pms a Imber of orders have been received As every Bowling Alley proprietor who Hait he Mohme a operation is convinced is a great time Saver gag ement its sgt announced Bat it is helmeted Thul the Knss Iun ship s were destroyed or captured a message dated Vladivostok Murch a Fleet of five in Pautsc Battle ships and two bruisers appear to Oft this Placo at 1 25 o clock this afternoon am bombarded the town Aurl Shore batteries for Ininns is. The Fleet App Rouchet Fredni the Askold Island a the East entrance1-to Usiri an about 82 Miles s outre ast of Vladivostok Jap Teung usin Bay the enemy formed did not approach to a closer Range than five Miles they directed their fire Agama Tho Shore batteries and the damage resulted As most. Of their .20c Lyd Dito shells failed to burst m4y need. Td5 Diosey. The it is. Salt is considering the of seek ing to immediately a loan i America and Europe although it estimated7that enough a puts can be sol at provide sufficient Money. 1 prosecute Tho for at least one. Yen i ind-a-hiilf.-. And although Japan of so much were Cut off from their Homes by the at pi1b tame happens but Seldom rapid Rise of the Waters and had to be ferried across in vehicles or stay with friends on the other Side considerable damage water arid ice and Many Impromptu Ley Baths Ware taken by the River Mon others. Tuesday morning in considerably but there Are still great masses of ice at different Points along the streams and a heavy ram doubt edly cause another flood Samuel p. Beckwith the subject of this sketch was bom at has.1 y. Creek Catt Braukus bout to if y on january 37, 1s20 when but a child Liis parents Molieri to Bunker Hill Clarino it a 1 in in a Printer s life we were a Joss what to do with it was therefore decided at a secret editorial staff City editor should take Tho Money and recuperate his exhausted energies and wearied brain by a tour of inspection and pleasure of Tiitto the culminating glory of this Commonwealth in the in Angie ration of governor Hor Rauft at Harrisburg. He will s c e Many strange sights and hear Manv strange sounds and Many wonderful for ies to re late when to the bosom of his he site Cecys in Nii Ding his Way Back mrs h ii Burli Hanlo met with quite a serious Accident on. Thursday last f wednesday s Bradford Era Joseph b Goodloff or one of the Best know n Young business men of Bradford Schut himself m the night 1 with a 88 calibre revolver at 11 .10 o clock Jester morning death a few minutes tie suicide occurred m his apartments in the a Good and is believed to Beau committed while he was temporarily insane the result of Severend continued pains in his head which in had suffered during the past three we eks without a moment s respite it appeals that several weeks ago or Goodliff Bud a tooth extracted the and Conte Routly a Joney maker for uts w. Of haul in has secured the Eastern nge Uty from the company and will Start thl Sale of pin setters in his Terri tory with hindquarters in new York City j c Backus has a number of machines to place i a different towns in this part of the state. Afterwards in in to go on the am gelling the new device. Interesting information. Lowthe pawnbroker lot his three very few people know Why in front All Pawn shops they see tie sign of e three Golden balls. It care about in Italy during the sixteenth id seventeenth be Titi sort Tho people f Eie very poor and Quentlyn Tho who were in the Money lending be did it very flourishing business acc interest. In fact they wore cutting All of the surplus Money of the Jor Mico their hand and consequently re people had no Money to give to the her of. Medic family were then Tatj head of the Ron Ali Church the ii Mancial interests of a same established in nearly every to Italy places where Tho people Ould borrow Money on their chattels at Eitson Able rates of Shtere St Tho soon took the business out of in the jews. 5 the Arm s of tie Hetiso of Medici were Bree Golden balls and naturally they ining these out in front of diff front. Can batiks operated by them to signify hat this great powerful and wealthy Amily were guaranteeing the trans to Lons of the institution in later years he contents of Toliese. Places were often Aken by the Popes and sold publicly at motion to Abtam Money to carry on the work of the Church Napoleon rifled during his Invar aids of Italy Tho of edicts soon lost prestige and Thea Siuess again fell into the hands of the x who always Letai fed ass their sign he arms of this once great and Power Ful family Jii the past few years the Fisli taken it tip and. On March .--.1 2, the two great Irish will api Jear at the Jyce us go and see How Liberal they Are in dealing oat laughter m an injury to his in the arrest of Albert Bognon jaw apparently. 5hs pain extended til december -4, 18-i4, when hews United m marriage with Rebecca t he bums of Torwich a they first settled in mor Ria town n j they reside about _ six years Thon returning to Clermont remained there till april 1816, when they moved to Farmers Vallej where he lived he. March 5, 190t he. Survived by a Hamdy of nine children grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren ally none of Otel Dren were in attendance at mrs. Mary a. Ellis of Glendora California Rev. A b spragne conducted the funeral services were held m the Church he helped to build and he was Laid to rest in cemetery by the Side of his loved wife who bad gone a Beok Itji Wasla innit of Ste Ruhig qualities land and affectionate to Las children and for 50 years a consistent member of the Baptis it Church in Iris last years he was a patient suf Ferer from presid cancer. But no complaint was Ever heard from him and he often spoke of his past l Liau Iuie on a line in the to Oroshi d when the chair1 Iii which standing slipped and to fall breast striking upon the Jack of the chair. Her breast Bone and one rib were broken by the fall dry l to Coy is attending her and we understand the patient As Well As could be expected. At the Conlon Cement of the War Tho old Bucktail regiment was for some time Frontone jaw to the base of the brain and despite the fact that he was con stantly under the care of phys Craus he to.1 suffer with the. Affliction Ansot Over 10 Days was unable to sleep. At the hotel Holley and to Frie us he made the remark eni in Lii Iless he soon. Relief i but it did not Dawn of his at tie Tiiu Liat he had reference to Sui cide an moans of escaping the suffer ing Wie pain was Buchli that he re Maiu de in Liis room for. 10 Days. Yes arrested for larceny. Edward Best m a de Daj before Justice b l Knapp which on a larceny. The men boarded at. Albert Hackett s dwelling House on Seladon Street Fri Day or Best discovered that his Gold watch and in Money had been taken from his trunk. He Rogerson. Of thei theft and a warrant issued1 for Constable Jones Wasir Furnieri tie t to it. Jewett loud went to that town to inter Ese 18tatps Iii Oti acid film Voiers by Lieve tha Japan is capable of waging War to borrowing a sing cent abroad acid a spirit of n tonal Pride co hustled that no of loan be sought Jet it a Felt to mtg the Artay arise Ina. Year or two a coi Tingem when Money May be seriously needed rus sulks Ivr to loops. The St Petersburg correspondent of tire Echo de Paris says Prince Louia Bonaparte has Givsto the command of a brigade of cossacks. He will Start of r the far East Ort thursday the 17th of March there will to 2w.ooq Hub. Sian troops in the Corres . This inf.6rmatiozr was Given me by a military authority it shows that the transport system is. his injuries fatal the Young slav whip was run Over by Ca r. Mike Paf Dorchock thto1 Young slav who was the victim of a near la vim run on Friday d de o clock saturday morning at the by droid inv Pitula he Ngaine d Lefter torn Willis Posley. Under Date of March 0, by who ism the Western Penitentiary w Robto the follow in Fetter to the Brad Ford Star kdit6r Star dear i toyed a Good to Rue. While Salter Tho surgical operation for the imputation of both legs. Shortly before the Accident Paroti clock was seen with a pocket Blok containing about but when his pockets were searched. Hospi Tal just ?1. Was . Later an aunt of the Young slav mrs. Kosmas Lewis run disco Reed f 90 sewed in the a neg of his but it is not believed that this was tbe1 Money that he. Bad displayed Friday night before to struck by the remains were removed from the Hospital Koch they a Ere prepared for bar Rel was aged about 50 years Tatur had resided in this Vicinity since july coming hero from his borne in Austria Ripe Lam Elba in Beau Tijon Lilc nud god alone or he had started officer Welch Cail Teu he thankful i am to Lurt e such the Man on the Street and took him there for to the lock up Roger Bou had consider Abb Marr inn Cythna to thank Yon Ter Day he arose As usual Iii in1 Envor station. With his wife tinted but the pain i Foi he turned Over the key to his our for oar j had Imp id Lavaga suf Funni tug am most acute Aud that to was g terribly to sent his wife upon an she returned to the i Goodloff w As Lyme ,3iagoually across Tho bed with blood spurting from a gaping wound in the Rig it Temple the revolver being on the to tas band attorney d w he Aly who has an office adjoining the. Goodliff apartments was summoned from the Penitentiary god knows in a terrible blow which Hob fallen upon me but i will although i am ill trunk and upon searching that recep Tacle the missing watch was. Found Root son was in a any before and in default a of a the one june to the place been life of shame Aud May god for of bail committed to jail Pic uses. The caucuses for primary held regular o Anli stationed at the boys it Era. To the room and he and mrs Goodliff with t had Ever wild and although they were not Given to anything really Low yet they were up to snuff and continually cutting up Capers although ten or twelve years have elapsed since that time the reputation made by fresh in the memory of the people in the e capital City and Tho sight of a person with a Bucktail in his hat will to Day like their occasion the other Day to see in what extreme Awe the members of this regiment were held. Our c. Cornforth was placed in command of the orphans on the occasion of the Inan Gratien of governor Hait Ranf t the Parade was mounted galloped along ing with than Jamess Oak Eyer it fiery Agne been his Friend and that he was want Une with Bott Tail m hat his come tenancy would assume a War like appearance. The great procession was moving along we were end Denler startled by a voice which Rose the lesser sound of Twenty five Bear him Over to his loved ones on the other Shore. Again the Douglass councilman elect Douglass sprung a Bill unum. I cd bul _aamieil3 j Monde his dam and for alleged damages and loss to his Mill. The amour pc of the Bill Watib 55 or Douglass claims a Day for loss to Liis Mill by reason of it being necessary t6 pull Tho splashes out of ins Mill dam and also claims that Bis Mill was damaged by ice blown but of Tho Creek. It up Jfe hrs that has recently been very willing to pull the splashes from his dam at High water periods and his actions Piave Lieen commended As Public spirited. Tho dam was a rude Shock to Many the much say a. Concerning the notorious dam arid the dam owner. Of music and As we turned our Lead to ascertain came in Contact with a poor being who there s a of Bradford Village Jimye petitioned for a incorporation and. The sniff will to . If Lii up areal p objections to Tho petition. Married at Sardinia 3st. Y., Jan. J878, by Bev a. A Kneeland mr.1. A Golc group of Colegrove this county miss Peavey of the. Former Alph we most May Domestic Felicity and entered the bedroom just As the husband was breathing his last Joseph b. Goodliff or was aged 81 years and had been Eji aged in the shoe business an this City since 1898 on Deo 2, 1903, he was United m marriage to miss Peake and the couple had since been the Sid Iii in apartments in the Osgood. Building on Mam Street Over the store conducted by or. Goodliff recently to lad arranged to dispose of his interest in Bradford and enter the wholesale shoe business in Buffalo but it appears that he altered his plans somewhat within the past two weeks undecided As to his future arrangements he was a Large contributor to charitable enterprises and took an Active interest in Beacon Light mis Sion and she salvation army in Addi Tion to undertakings of a St liar nature which he assisted in a financial Way he is survived by Luis widow and his father Job a Posliff of Buffalo Irish with mirth and so amusingly mixed with family troubles was hard to decipher the plot of Irish Pawn form brokers at the Empire theatre last and kind friends i am Gong to ask a night unless it was just to mate the a fever of Youj Onul to pilose Maka you believe i was a Dimenco laugh and keep it Liis last mentioned duty the comedy was eminently successful. The singing was the Best part of the presentation and the frequent introduction of popu Lar and melodies that will soon bar popular was not out of place. A Littie trio1 song was the. Hit of Tho evening the Knight Brothers in a dancing turn were recalled again and again. Trim Bill vivacious an3 talented proved her night Stellar donors in the production while James l Mccabe and James a. Mack Bur Esqued the characters the were portraying with Side splitting exaggeration. Telegraph. saturday evening. Drama Allied to the Church. She coming engagement at the Gennino be for All Ati Cross Fork. All kinds of reports were in circulation monday afternoon concerning the mix up in m which Kobbert the 18 Jear old son of or and mis John Bolich a knife wound in his Side. It seems Tho boys were us theatre is of More than Ordinary in Terest theatre goers. A Royal Beautiful Christian Story of old Mexico a series in that a pantry of Romance. Ministers and priests have been Una i Inoh s this exhorting their con to act to see. The production of Royal because it More of the1 a to biosphere of the Chapal than the. Theatre. It has. On wife and speak acid do hot blame her top it. Was a woman that led her astray in the first place that is the reason i have done All in my Power to save As you no doubt know one woman Lead a Yonng girl astray where a dozen men would have no in fluence ova them whatever so for7 my Sake Asci Eye Svi , favor and if granted god Mil bless Yon one and All. In my absence there will be none to give her Good advice and a cheerful word unless. It is some kind hearted Friend of mine. Feuds it is not myself i am think ing of but the one that god gave me to wife. She has done wrong i know but i love her with the pure love which god gave me and bound by the Promise 1 made to my maker to Honor and cannot break that Promise. As our to ref tip n polling plates in accordance with the rules of the Republican port of Mckean count saturday March 28, 1904, be tween the hours of 4 acid 8 o clock p. M. For the purpose of recommending no person for member of Congress and one person for and., placing in nomination twp 2 persons for members _ of ibo general Assembly of stale legislature. One person for treasurer. _ three 8 persons for delegates Stater convention and for the election in each election to a Mem Ber of the county Coin Mitte been suing year and that the county coh in some manner Ymir if boil he was i hic Binino sight this. Lenten injured some say accidentally others door Sirp it intentional. A War rant was sworn out for the offending youngster before Squire Calkins bit. Alter ivc Stigalt Konjit was recalled. Or. The injured lad he no oily remember Priutt. I season to see Tho s Tage boxes entirely filled with a orgy men of All do Nomina one , for better or worse up you can judge me Uke in this belief but it is the Only Way i can see. People that., gut divorced and marry Sudul tory just As much As "liiy1 wife am. Sorry to say not alone Iii Are so for he r Sake and Tho Wal owl Holp her to tills world and to trans witnessing a perform Noe of this t moral uplifting drama and All the ladies Oit them a Church will sorrow give a in pier in Epworth Chapel St. Day March 17, froin.5180 to-8 o clock p. M. All Are Init of i subscribe to the minis. W. P. Peas by. in March s9, 1904, at 2 o clock p m., for the. Purpose of returns of said primaries and transact such o ther business As May properly come before said convention. By. Order of Republican county. Committee. George Patos chairman. M l. Willis Secretary. Bradford Pai feb to 1904. A remarkable Bowling. There was an interesting Bowling game Here saturday evening by representing the South Side and North Side. The former won by ten pins. Swetland saved the Day for the South Side by mating four strikes in the last these Couder Spott bowlers certainly be a great Ora own not tent with making Brooklyn splits upon various occasions they introduce a new feature to Trio game by strikes Iii a single Fra due. According to the rules of the game three balls is the Masi Iurii that Canso rolled in the Jast Frame consequently unless Tho enter prison main is twisted. Swet Sod must Jive made. Two no bait Evett admits that the feat would be a diff unit one double purple trading the store of p. 0, Yong saturday March

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