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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - March 24, 1904, Smethport, PennsylvaniaAnnoy met. To. Backus editor and proprietor official Haher of the county terms per Yew vol. Ali. Pa., thursday March 24, 1904. No. 42 burglars enter Welu noose Home of Chas. Nixon the of a robbery last thursday night. Thieves dollars House an unfastened second Story window no. Clue to identify of thurs Jan evening of last week while Tho family of Chas Nix ii were attend my Trio play at the lyceum burglars entered their do Elhugh on and secured about in Money the burglary was Dishun ered upon the return of and the police were immediately notified founds thai Thieve s had gamed Entrance through an upstairs window opening of i thu roof of a Low addition my quite easily accessible from the i oud trunks and bedding rain packed in Tho upstairs rooms and a pocketbook belonging to mrs found containing about so the Money As was also a pocketbook con taming a Small amount of change be longing to mrs. Hunter who. Boards. At the empty pocketbook was Louid Friday on the Shawmut track near Tho. Station j it seems quite probable that Tho burglars knew or a Dixon and members of his family by. that to o other Glasswork Erfa and their dues boarded there indications Are that the knew one was in that of the Housti otherwise they would not tune dared to Euffe Matth it time of night saturday March 12 was settlement Day m the factories and the ten dub. Edl supposed Thoj Nike a big Hanl. The two women in Money with them to the. Which was fortunate As thear rooms were thoroughly searched. No evidence was found that tie. Robbers Canie downstairs and it is thought that they w Ero fright ened away As a pile of papers near the window was tipped Over and other signs indicated that they in a hurry although to clue to the identity of the Gobberg has been unearthed at looks people who familiar with their surroundings stave. Clareace Bennett supported by a first class company presented a Koval slave at the lyceum last thursday night. Like a Bennett improve with age As his Rendi Tion of the Indian character was even More than at his previous appt a Nice in snit port a number of years ago g o Castlebury and Liln Mccoy Jill Iii Rudure some Clover specialises b tween the acts Tho East is Strong throughout or be be f. Spot he be try third and fourth lie said he was pleased with ins recep Good Shostr to Iii to anon nod. That next season lie would visit sme Liport with a new play the hold a Royal certainly pleased the Urdie Ace. And or Bennett can expect Good business whenever Spieth fractured her Mirror. A on East main Street had a rather spirited interview with Ono of his tenants yesterday Forenoon it bad ordered the tenants out of the rooms and the in the Case gave him a severe calling Down and terminated her remarks by thumping the landlord on the head with a Smau Mirror aside from breaking the peace she broke the Mirror it is bid Luck to break a looking gloss but m the heat of her de Bate she undoubtedly this fact or perhaps is not superstitious. The landlords sensibilities were wounded As his head and caused f to arrest of the to Mau on a charge of assault and Battery before Justice Knapp the parties decided to Inci Dent closed to Geo weaker livery Bill 700 tos g coffin Haverj Bill 400 to d and w b. Davis livery Bill a 50 to amt paid mrs j work at county Homo 1 7421 to not paid j Colegrove Ero Ceries 03883 to amt ii lived. Front it Duisit Ley for care of d Duntley at Warren entered in Cash Book and Nob turned Over of coi treas 45-25 a Gas came wry near haying his Book and confectionery store blown to atoms last sunday evening some time during tue Day he read been beef tag a faint odor of Gas about the it was --coming1., although he. Made several . Hunts about 8 so he armed himself by it a lighted Naitoh so ii rewarded. To match Hole in .t.h.0 Savoi and in _ Ard All Over to list in Dinoss por of Torii nud the building. Wrist severely although not. Damaged to Triy As. The Pri Diphl Force of the sex under the building. Gas coming rip caused the trouble. Bell hold their Spring a peeing this a very important occasion which o Yore our should attend. Auditors surcharge. The county have 10 surcharged against them. The can qty auditors finished their duties and bed their report last Thuro the following Bills surcharged jointly to the county commissioners county to j w seed valuing his own sheep damages 2 00 to of paid to t Roberts for storage of election Booths in Bradford to george1 Weaver livery bit 41 00 to d and a b Doris livery Bill 80 00 to witness fees paid twice 13 ii to unit paid Mccoy s drug store drugs for jail 47 00 to amt paid kiss Knapp july commissioners clerk i 103 60 to Naomi paid Holmes Gil Fillan act jail barn 88 total county in Coli ranting on these surcharges we do to intend to take any sides but merely give then. In the syst it oui of the county sir charges 00 allowed Tov Enship auditor exod for damages to his own sheep this was an oversight f and pot a tend to fight item the storage item w As Suich aryed Causa the Kate Ware stored but Bradford has mow Booths and should pay Mot of tie a Iii Price has been paid for several years previous to this for Tho of Conte. The livery Bill items in county and poor were Only because the Bills were hot Iteni Zeal the witness fees paid twice Ted by th.9 commissioners to be a clerical but Desoos ered. of these posts have been returned county arid wiil Bei in Mccoy s drug the Audi kit s drugs were to be Furm Tacq by the jail phys Ciau w Hile Ooi Isidor that this Iii ont does under his con tract with Thein. _ the auditors hold was paid without proper aut Lioi Ity and the of Tho opinion that their authority was As or Bill was approved by judge by Utu. The jail ruin . Tie fraud jury an the commissioners in. Cougar dict Sainio the Questi Pii being what Lei ilm ers had the right the on tract for bids departed this life. Eliza Ann wife of George near of East Smethport died suddenly on sat urday been last seen alive by. Horton in Law William Tan Ner at Daybreak Jacl stif to her arranged her Comfort ably in her bed before going out to Lii work later m the morning who i past her time for rising she Wah vim Ted and found to have quietly departed tins life her decease Mas mile unexpected by All As although not Well for Yiapis she washable . About Tho Dionise daily. Mrs near was born and married n y and lived to be seventy eight j cars old she had been married to sir. George near fifty four years and the aged couple were greatly to each other and to their Young grand child re a Ali use Mother mrs win Tanner was an adopted daughter or. And for Twenty cars on a farm on fhe Cole Gri of rot id in Farmers Valley coming to lust Smethport nearly Twenty years their House in East fault hop it is destroyed by fire a few years Post mid nothing was saved Fay path and help were not wanting and not later Home was made mrs near was a member of. St Lukes Church but in to attend the services wifi a Good Motherly woman of much natural .1 dignity of keen in b Erp Orlep. Tons and quaint in expressing her Nii and. She had a heart of. Sympathy and generosity for Tho a in need and was sincere and ear stand of a trusting Faith mrs near in survived by her safer three n. Niece mrs. Michael the Fuh Oral. Ker vices Avero held on monday a prong the or it Handloss officiating in the Bmith it meter in fungus Valley in the Puri dist t surcharges the first Arete the that the Bills w 11 Ejot itemized is for mrs j Polsgrove s Vrack at the county Home 1 his is surcharged because she is Tho wife of the Supeau pendent of the Home. At the e. Time this Clarge was made mrs was doing Tho work of a girl who had loft were being. Made to fill her place tie grocery Fiill was surcharged he cause the commissioners bought Gro Ceres from the store of j r Colegrove w As acting in the capacity of superintendent of the county Hoine. The in the Duntley matter was paid m to the county treasurer after the auditors had commenced thei Vork and some time before they had finished or the surcharges made Public one thing we feel it our duty say and that that the county Tonuu Ussio 6rs have done their work honestly and m a manner to give the taxpayers f nil value for every expended and if the courts sustain these surcharges is will be of technical Points of Lawland not because Trie been reckless m the expenditure of the county funds the War news. War news has been rather scarce Daf ing the past week and what news has been received has been contradicted Al list night s papers claimed that the japanese Fleet of-18 ships port Arthur on and had succeeded in com p lately bottling that Harbor and doing Ether great damage this morn my s ioiiirudict1 that a tement out claim that there ii hello joing at Trio sea of Star with the exception lint Jap an so soldiers arc suffering and Many Puon Mahiai it 0 Young will go 6 double per no trading Stamps at his store from Featner Day March 20th, to saturday april 2nd, my Eusivo do not forget ask for purple trading Starna they Are tue special i Tusic at St. Luke s. At St Luke s studio choir will a fief a nine Ruckri Al to by i j h Maunder religious re recalls Toiuo of the ii the last Days of the s Fife us Earth it is written for two Solo Oices Tenor and chorus and Home hymns to be song by the choir and congregations the Wirk w on the same line is to be Sung on thursday evening in holy week Opportunity. To those attend next sunday evening on thu Raduy , to compar ii the musical conceptions of the gospel Story of these two eminent Der and Stai cur some of the sad reflections on the sad Story Are Well As. The last sorrowful scenes tie re Jomlia of the a multitudes with is nuns and. The lament it Ansah or the in the Temple Ami. Tie omit Rii Tho at Light of Jinru Olin f feat it s of the Hist i Ait Hie s crud pint Ops with the i ppr and passes to g.arde-11. Of Cleth is Ilene arid the tragic series follow and Ruhm n Ite our ism d pamphlet Copus o4-All word and Kui Iuis will be distributed in ust of the con Gregat Iorii carriers . Carriers Froni Kane Smethport port Villey met at the Wright House 0 feet at this depth lie Vinji Potter county to lose License. A dispatch from Coudersport dated March 18 says Potter county is greatly exp raised Over the Tolion taken by thu supt nor court of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Tafb Weet in declaring the act of As Sembly which repealed the Potter comity prohibition Law the court s decision will close every licensed bar in Potter county and this will mean urge pecuniary loss to the hotel proprietors while at Che same time it will prevent the Puoplo of the county from exercising their own Fin will jul Tho litter of bars it will re sult in bringing Back flip odious dram shops of the pig s ear variety in she year a special act of asm ably Mado Poltor a prohibition no Honbo county Iii or to to Lett Tenno it had been a local option county but suf of Lieut sentiment was Doc loped to m Deco the Stalo legislate it to ii it a Law unique in state history abolishing Tho ight Here to sell except on a physician s Prescan prion that time until the lira s re out repeal by 6he legislature Potter has been dry m but not much commenced Tim my w Ith such Force and As to stud the Oil into Tho i to Tho night of 71 feet and is now producing steadily an a Serage of Teu Bir less not Day Iho Oil men on fhe Tuua who but o so Long Kewit up courage and Faith Umlor so Many Dis tool now that they not Laboured and waited in new Wells Are soon foible drilled and everyone is sat fied that they have Oil m Lif Jung at no great depth we i Ope yet to see the out rival Oil Creek in the production of Biu married at Tho reside Uco of the Bride s Mother in Bedford Tow ship on this Day May 1, -187s, or Joseph Tate of Bradford Borough to miss to Tuuu lid son of Bradford town shop. In Noral Icli Tow Iii help at the Honeco of Tho d s White j p a Atwood Patna in Louis Theiu anon both of Norwich township the dwelling Bouse of Cape a h Cui in banners Valley nays eos need lire on we Diu Day May 7, together with its contents. The Chim in ii is bin in d gut Tiou embargo on their personal Liber Iee after the new Law was put in Force Nany hotels were opened and Potter by came Hoo other t counties so for As the i nor business was concerned but the anti License people Cru not Idle they raised the question of the Constitution Mility of the repealing act and earned Aas to Superior court tribunal has been in session in Philador phia this Wiek and on thursday adjourned aug Omar tile dtcisi6ns handed mop try injured i Cory s Luss is a Tim Aird at g p High Arlson and w to w Ore boarding at or Cory s at the time Ali.0 sustained considerable in the Way of clothing Etc s the postmaster at Jefferson cite Monas i following lib erty a april 18, have heard that there is a female incarcerated vat Luis your Jinson Walls for life unless she marries w hich will liberate her is it so if it is f would be glad to give a Clear get a wife Man would envy me into and let me know immediately and accept the Thi Uiko of p m better fled port Sale Gay Mckean county. A the above makes from the Pittsburg Oom Merriol Nve know of no p m Butterfield m Libert and doubt Tho Good Faith of the author. However if there be such Man he a certainly to be pitied Beizai compelled to resort to prison a life that 5vonld envy me is rather rough but is his Only Way of bettering his condition so Long As he resides Over the wild . J5. the name of a Baso Ball club organized by the Young men of our Borough with View to the development of science skill the. Project has. Been under discussion several weeks and. The Salt is the organization of a club with fourteen charter members and the Fol now intr Good set of Henry l. Anu Stroug t. Downey i Woftei-5, o a. Bar disk clubs has been obtained acid a neat and tasty will soon be procured. by Nie Iube Rev expect that before the sea Sou closes Trio wild Ball. Club will to Sec Opil to hour in Western Pinh Syliama and Ono that our citizens maj Well feel Prond of. The first Rognar meeting will in the court Jinso Ito it. Saturday evening May Down was rho one Cucia nug Uduc Justita usual the act who licenses it is until stood that judges Morrissy and Rice dissented in this action but Tho decision stands and with 10 Day it is cup oct d the bars of Potter county will be closed Vittor Swetland representing the Lionel Nan will Appeal the matter to the by preme court at Penis Hama if contrary Jusic wait will coins of tint Effric can Conje Otred. A illegal Hunting. county Hunting Ami Kil lug of Deer and other wild game a it of sea Sou appears to be a common thing hero is a clipping from a Maui longer article in which the deplorable condition m that county last wednesday a magnificent Buck came in Innig into a yield near the an station embossed foam and dark with soil with running and loss of blood he dropped dead and when his body was examined a Bullet Hole w As found in ins neck dog Veio on his Trail Ami pressing him. Mid the annual weighed pounds pour que emaciated us he was nud the new aut just coining on his head. It is. Thought he was the historic Buck who Jor so Long neat a woman Twiss Inq Mabel Kersteff terhof Bradford to have drowned Mem Elf. Mejt Mabel Kerstetter who a wallowed Wjk Jindou with suicidal intent on Friday ii vhf and who was saved from Tho i Lect of her rash cab by my Tifal skill smut Iii on stir Irdis Inonu ii Nho sent a Lupoi to hoi Hus Luud Wilyhum Ter Stentor stat wifi that was about to commit suicide the letter w a written after. Her first attempt at self murder my if was a path Tio Mth Sivc. Sho Irr Oto Yon got tins i Willbo one. May god forgive As freely As do you Tho wrong Yon have done me you will not need to go through Tiro trouble of a dug rep. Per non rift Friy rings and watch to i Wood Aurl my clothes to Grotto Heidi. I am gone Tiss my baby for me will i Loi a Yon my always did but Falo was against us Vou have Altaj e spoke null Uio in life will j on spent kindly of to in death i goodbye my husband Foi Over last saturday morning thu woman. With whom mrs Kerstetter roomed on notified the Una Ortii Nat one that she would Nave to Decuio other apartments then mrs Kerstew disappeared and nothing has since i head of her associate by the police w Ere notified and sought Hor in various places and liar husband was Ilso in search of the Young woman last night no clue Ilia Tevor could to found she May be in hiding or May hav Ortet too City but this is not considered i Kola. Her trunk is m the Possession of friends Bra on monday list Aud coat wore Moufid on the Bant near Tho up Glass dam and it is that she ins committed suicide by do Bavo been diag Long the Tuua from the place Xiv head belting us Fuji my la Jud be it h Hertt on. Asaph run Aud who had never Bei Oro lie ii ouse witted by schemes of dogs or men the rigor of a hard w Niter and told on him unil the old Monarch of the Foiest fell ignominiously. Last w get above ausonia a Fine climbed Doo heavy with Joung was run into the Creek by dogs presumably the same rapacious Durs who Rancho in the Buck the Banks of the Creek were too icy for the Doe to get out and a cake of ice dragged Ber under. To another Day tue Dogg were heard of the Hill on the Chase a shot was Beard amid the Baym is an started and a Trail w As found where some Deer s blood was Crimson ing the Snow. The body was not found this is the Way then that our game is being protected it is paid that the owners of the dogs Aad the Hunter Are known if they Are no pains should to Apo Rod to Mote to them their just deserts. The penalty for Hunting Der ont of season is and the penalty for Hunt egg of fit dogs is Tho same tinder the new Law every Constable is a game Warden and it is his duty to prosecute the Law s. We advise that the Shippen constables get Busy a Dolce to dog owners. Notice is hereby Given that All dogs must Wear License tags on and after april or they will be put in tha Pound and killed unless claimed be purchased of a Fei Chi Ion. Ockas. Mckas a chief bn.rgf-53. A mar 16, 190-1, we have just a Inge to Toni All tin tin with Copper Bottoms or All Coppei you Snow let see our Leader a 147 solid Coppei boiler for 75 Gilfillan. For family How 7 years old will work single or double. Also harness two Bug Kies one Cutter and pair of Light sleighs. If Yon Are looking for a bargain Call on s. S. Smethport pfc my the cite and Vicinity but As yet no Trace of her by of band Wien list seen by her friends she claimed to to determined to end her life Ami they Tuo confident unit her licks Mbodj is in Tho nspubliciln1 caucuses caucuses fur elect will be held tit Tho k Gular c i a rules of Tho Republican party of Mckean is tween the Honis of 4 and 8 o clock in for the purpose of recommending Ono person for tember of Cong piss and one Pei soil for state senator and placing in nomination Lii embers. Of the general As sensibly. Of the state legislature. One person for treasurer one person for Coroner three Siper fans for delegates to the state convention and for the election Ali election District of 10 sins a Mem bar of the up nifty cd suing your Llic can nth convention in. The Cou if i Usu in Smethport on tue Silaygi Marv i 1 Jewat o Dock p in ii tin pm Postof Cam us tin returns of said pain yes f i to tier my prop Raj Tome Befort said Colum tips by order of the Republican county committee. okie chairman. M l Willis Secretary Bradford Piu the Bradford five Mug Star was for t issued on april it is respectfully requested that the names and addressed arsons that Date ill 4879, Rosida in la or Mckean county should be sent to 1 the7 office of Tho Star pro Nuttli such to h. B Habgood president Star pubs lung. Co Bradford a it is. Not necessary that their birth or marriage should e occurred in this City or count a parties a gust live therein now any relative at Well is the persons thetos Etves May Send the ii Mii and address of Jiose Liose wedding Day or birthday occurred on april a they of of Nisei celebrate their 85tfc birthday or their Silver wedding anniversary on the Eaine Day that the Star observes its 21th anniversary if is1 desired that a prompt response be Given to this request further announcement of the Star s plans m the matter still be made to those who were born or married on tie birthday of Tho Star when their names Are received also later through the columns of that paper. The. One Rajm Lemeut is that they to present residents of Bradford or Mckean county Itin t necessary that they be a Star Reader even it matters not what to Weir nationality color Ycu Renoir. Creed or info ten in the county May be farm for 200 acres on South Side of River a Miles from clean Post office Fine House and of 0 w shit ii Eldred a. A Short season and a Long stood is the one reason we Are offering you such bargains in sap pails syrup cans and sugar makers tools of All kinds Chi Lililan. Bel l Bros of Olean n. Y will hold their Spring opening tin week a very important occasion which everyone attend
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