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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - October 06, 1904, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMew weit. Harry u. Backus. Void Xuy. Official paper of the county _ terms v. Smethport pa., thursday oct. 6, 1904. Dennison investigation has started Coroner s jury holds two More ses Sions in the j. C. Dennison Case. No startling evidence Given. Auto shows traces of Arsenical several witnesses jury awaits report of analysis of stomach. And other organs. Since our last Itsuo acting Coroner b a Knapp and the Coroner s jury have held two sessions for the purpose of hearing evidence bearing on the death of the late j o. Den son but As yet have reached no decision in the one meeting was held Friday afternoon and after hearing several witnesses adjourned to meet again monday evening at which time Foar More witnesses were heard when they again adjourned to meet at the Call of the acting Cor Oner. The. Last adjournment taken for the purpose of awaiting the report of the chemists who Are making a care Ful analysis of the stomach and other organs of the body and their contents which is expected at Moat any time. As yet nothing of a Sensat Iona nature has been brought about through the testimony Given at the. Inquest. Al though it is generally believed that or to Arsenical poisoning positive proof is still was the canse of his death and so evidence has been Given at the inquest which w Only fasten the Crane upon crime it proves to be. Or. W a. Ostrander was the first witness sworn Friday afternoon after answering the usual preliminary ques Tio is District attorney Viii had him read the report of the autopsy which by doctors John Clark of. C. Brow n and w a Ostrander. This report was to the effect that Strong symptoms of Arsenical poisoning were found in the stomach and other organs As Well As from the general condition of body. He further stated that in his opinion death was due to poisoning or. J. O Brown the next witness corroborated the testimony of Drost Rander but was not quite so positive that death was due to poisoning. He did not consider from the appearance of the body that deceased was addicted to the arsenic habit Burdette Dickenson Nephew of the that he knew an general Way that or. Dennison wife did., not live happily together. Never had heard any threats made against his life said or Deri Niban had told him some two weeks before1 death that he thought his head was poisoned from the band of a hat which he wore and got. Wet mrs c w. Dickenson sister of de ceased testified to or. Den son telling of trouble Between himself and wife. Noticed rash on face and body before swollen. Dennison daughter in Law of deceased testified that she Laved with family of deceased several months pre Vious to last december knew of Trou ble on account of mrs. Dennison being jealous without cause heard wife of deceased say she wished him hell and would live to dance on his grave she assisted in taking care of or Dennison during last illness and noticed Pink powder in Glass of water she had been giving patient mrs Den son said it was Sachet powder which had been Abont-.ro6 Miss came Dickenson Niece knew general Way of family trouble said mrs Dennison refused to allow her to take care of her. Taicle mrs. George Hyde another eco was present after death of Uncle. Said mrs Den son was unaffected by death of dead. H. O. Wells testified As to Selling face lotions and Sachet powder to mrs Den Mson supposed face lotion s contained some Poison. Did not sell any arsenic. L or. John Clark the attending physician swore he was unable to locate any usual disease and snspe6ted toward the last that illness might to due to Poison ing but waa in a Way certain. He corroborated the testimony Given by or. Ostrander. Said poisoning from hat band would not cause death no have any effect on condition of the stomach this was All the testimony Given at this session and the inquest was and Jour tied until monday evening. D comes was the first witness called at the monday session but his evidence was of Little or no importance. Miss Beebe a nurse in training at the Kane Hospital who came to nurse de ceased about thirty hours before his death was i wet called. to patient but it did not differ from previews testimony. Family troubles. Did not think he would take ins own life. No poisons were kept around his Burn. Herman Sasse the undertaker Testi fied that the body was in about the us Ual state of preservation. This closed the testimony for monday night and the Coroner s jury adjourned to meet at the Call of Coio Iier . J happening in Mckean county in Days of old. Taken from the files. Mrw d. Gallup has moved to Snitch port where we understand he intends engaging the mercantile business. He has Many friends Here who regret to part with him we with him Success. Press. A Rubt. Walters of this Borough was going Home the other evening he walked off from the abutment of the Iron Bridge striking luckily upon his feet in the water up to his Waist ten or fifteen below. As he fell he struck his hands against tha thus saving himself from striking on his head. No harm done More than a wetting and the loss of a bundle that he was carrying. It was a very dark night and sob was excusable but he was a surprised individual for a few moments. We Are informed by or. S. D. Free Man who we believe attended the in evening Tho argument of messes King Anil Cotter on the part of the prosecution for tiie de Fence. Occupied the balance of the even ing. On monday messes Sherwo Orl of Bioko. County for the defense Ami w a Wil Linins for the prosecution occupied the time Natilu Roii when the ease wig Nenito the jury. At 1 30 p. M the jury Emo and through their Foreman Numion Icid that they had agreed Pou a verdict not 8uiltj at the Tea lottery Case this Nahoun Cement there w As Home Little excitement Bat not on the. Part of those most interested As criminal court new evil doers reap the Harvest of the sins this week. A on old naturally Ivo been expected. The prisoner has thus escaped so great a peril almost Mirac Sously re the verdict As Bhe had All the painful proceed bugs of the trial with a stolid indifference that to the spectators indication of very Little feeling or realization of the terrible position from which she had escaped and very much strengthened the belief of Many that she has a heart hard and brutal enough to have committed the terrible crime of which she was charged Ami that a her acquittal the Gallows had been unjustly cheated. Tried other cases disposed foreigners fortunate Man that p. Fitzsimmons late elected Constable of sergeant town ship met with a serious Accident Eft Ole Mont a few Days ago while in performance of Lui duty As a Friend if not an. Officer he was endeavouring to take a Drunken companion Home and in the death from Melee both fell from the turn table striking on his head completely Scalp ing a Large portion of it. His compan Ion we believe was not severely injured. We learn from reliable authority that f. C. Amman of formerly of Eldred has lately become the father of a bouncing boy. With such a Nice family of girls a boy was Only needed to Complete his happiness. An event of unusual occurrence took place at the residence of s p. Beckwith of Farmers Valley yesterday feb. 23, 1878. Or. And mrs. Beckwith gave away three daughters gained three sons a Law at one ceremony. Fannie was. Given to Louis , Hen Rietta k. Stull and Juliette to h. W Boeder. F the latter brides Are twins from which we Are to infer that still and Roe Dor Are now twins also. Eevi s. A Morns United the three Cou Ples and a Large company of invited guests were present to witness the novel wedding and to wish the three brides and three Grounos a triple share of Earth s Blessing s. We regret very much that a press of business would not allow us to accept an invitation to be present but Are in formed by some of the guests that from fifty to sixty were present on the Joyful occasion comprising representatives of four generations of the same name and family. Among them was an aged Mother hot eng attentively to the trip Licate marriage ceremony of her Chol Dren s children in Good health and spirits. After the ceremony All partook of a Bountiful wedding diner prepared with All the delicacies that the most fastidious taste could desire. It was truly a Happy As Well As a novel Occa Sion Well worthy of tie Centennial year. Republican meetings. Gillip Witk who the Deo caped the Printer was not forgotten and the Happy double six Start out upon their wedded lives shielded and protected by that invaluable Printer s Bles sing. The school House in. Keating town ship near tie residence of Ira Hall was Ira rued Friday night february 24, 1816. There Aie suspicious that it May have been set on fire. M a Sprague is the Happy dad of a. Bouncing girl baby. Mother child and Well. No Ithan Palmer of port Allegany proprietor of the port Allegany House died mar. At 3 p Of typhoid pneumonia. He was taken sick about two weeks ago the result of a severe cold contracted while attending the masonic dance on the Twenty second of february. The disease soon took the form of typhoid pneumonia from which time up to the Day of his death he has been unconscious except at intervals. Or. Palmer was Well and favourably known throughout this Section of the country. He was one of the oldest Resi dents of Mckean county. He has lived port Allegany for the past ten or fifteen years and the interest and Syia. Pathy Inam tested for both him and his stricken family during has. Last sickness gives abundant evidence of the High place to has. Held the estimation and neigh Borsand fellow citizens. The deepest sympathy is Felt for his Berea Ved Wofe and family by All who know Otheni the funeral sen ices were attended wednesday. He was buried with masonic honors. The trial of Margaret Manliff for the alleged her husband we. Mcauliff at Clermont on the 10th of. November 1875, was cumin end Imit Friday morning. To. Aboo t in o Jook Scab Day the Republican candidates of this District and county with two or three speakers will make a tour of the Conn to starting next monday. On this trip they will meet the committeeman the members of the vigilance committees and other leading republicans in the various districts of the county. Short speeches will be made and the situation talked Over generally. The trip will be follows monday october 10 twp at Ceres 1 80 p. M. Eldred twp., at Eldred Boro 8.00 ., Eldred Boro 8 -00 p. M. Tuesday october 11 twp ,2nd District at Rex Ford 2 00 ., Otto twp., 1st District at Duke Centre 8 00 Thursday october twp., at Turtle Point 2 00 p in. Liberty at port Allegany 8-00 p. M no Rivich twp District at to Allegany 8.00 p port Allegan p. M. Friday october 14 twp .2nd District at Farmers qty p Keating twp 1st District a Smethport p Smethport Bor p. M. Saturday october 15 twp 1st District at Crosby 1 80 p in Keating 3rd District at Simpson 8 00 p a. Monday october twp 1st District at Clermo it 8tx p Tuesday october 18 twp 1st District at Hazelhurst 8 00 p Wednesday Ami i twp 2nd District at Lautz 2 .00 p in. It. Jewett Boro 8 00 p. M. Sergeant twp., and do strict at it. Jewett stoc p. M. Thursday october twp. 3rd District at Kush Una a Lafayette twp., 4th District at Koshe qua p. M. Kane 1st, 2nd, 3rc and 4th wards 8 00 p. M Wetmor twp. 1st District at Kane p. M. Wetmore tnp., 2nd District at Kane grand jury find Large attendance. The october term of criminal cont con i died at i o clock monday after ii you. With judge Montou on the Bench and a Large attendance Alfred Evans of Kruzie was selected Foreman of the Genud jury and after that body received instructions from the court retired for a Friday october twp. 1st District at Ludlow fc-00 p. A Hamilton twp., 2nd District at and Low in. Monday october twp. 1st District at it. Alton p. M. twp 3rd District at Lafayette Corners 3-oc p Lafayette 2nd District a Lewis Eun 8 00 p a wednesday october 20 twp., 1st District at ouster City 8.0c p. M. Thursday october ,27 twp 1st District at Derrick City 8-00 p. M Friday october twp 2nd District at hew City s 00 p monday october 31 City l-3rd wards at rep a Dos s .00 p 3orydon 1st District at Bep Corydon twp 2nd District at rep. A Dos s-00 p. M. Tuesday november 1st. Bradford City 2-4th wards at rep a Dos . Bradford twp., 2nd District a rep. Hdqs., p. M. Wednesday november 2 City 5-6th wards at rep. Hdqs., 8-00 p. Myoung Man drowned. An Olean dispatch of tuesday says. Gilbert Garr a Young irian about. 23 years of age a resident of Street this of tar was drowned in Olean Creek this afternoon As n result of at tempting to car on the East Pleau electric Road. Yoning Garr jumped for the rear end of the car while it was crossing a Bridge unable to Mem jail his hold he fell and struck Thov Bridge girders. Tho fall stunned him and he dropped into the water and Sank to the Bottom. The body which was recovered within. Half. A hour of the accidentals taken in charge by the and records for Sale. New selected Stock direct from factory of of jumbo Duc and x p Cylinder Reo Virdt right cw1 if Yon can the consideration of business Twenty Seirn foreigners nearly All italians the attention of the court was taken Allda tuesday and part of wednesday with the Case of the f. Pie card Charles Wilson and miss Bart Ford charged with conducting a lottery. Wilson was not present and Pickard and miss Ford were tried alone. It is charged that the defendants who ran a Tea store in Bradford in 1802, had a system to induce customers to buy that conflicted with the acts of Assembly in this state in regard to lot teries. The of the prosecution tended to prove hat the defendants con ducted a Tea store on Mam Street in. Bradford and sold cans of Tea for one Dollar each eve a original package containing a prize of some kind rang ing in value from stick pins etc., Worth one cent to in Money Diamond rings and Gold watches the packages were closed so that the customers could lot Bee what they Wuerfl getting. A ormer clerk named Myers wife and several other witnesses testified that the practice was to Divide the cans into lows of eight cans and to sell these eight at or four for the defendants so the witnesses assured the customers that if they bought eight cans they would surely got a watch As there was one watch in each eighth receptacle. They test fled that there really was not at the tune of Sale any w whatever in any of the cans for fear that the buyer might get the watch the first tune but of the Cus Tomer bought half a Row or cans then a watch was slipped in one of the others and the customer was assured that if he bought the remaining four he would receive a watch if the other four were purchased the buyer received a watch valued at about a Dollar to obtain which lie had spent one wit Ness testified that he had spent and obtained a watch another that a spent Flo and obtained a watch Worth about h. One Man stated that he in vested to find out what kind of a game it was. To wealth the customer was not at owed to take away the Tea but if he obtained a 10 cent prize he could turn u his prize and Tea for which a Small amount was Alltwen him and draw again. When a customer decided be Ween two cons or boxes and Drew one of them the clerk in laying Down the Dollar would say which was the Ignal for another clerk to place a watch r a sum of Money in the Box that the myer had rejected whereupon the other Box would to opened and its contents display Eiland the buyer informed that iad he selected the other Box a would obtained the Money or watch. The chief w fitness for the ution stated Flint Pickard had boasted n his presence that he had cleaned up during period of his Enterprise in. Bradford. The defendant Packard took the Rand his own behalf and testified hat there were no and that the Alne of the gift in the Tea boxes de ended on the purchased one Nimg Worth receiving a gift of a Ertain value and one buying one f not Lur value but that every one pending received a gift of the same Alne and that the gifts were Capa be of being exchanged for any other it of like value. He said the business Ivas conducted As any. store sex for advertising purposes they gave gifts to certain amount when court waa called wednesday Loru Iii filed a motion or permission to their plea of of guilty and enter a plea of guilty he notion. Wins granted and. This de . Judge Montou no cd defendants before the court and planned the nature of the offence. He a tended Pickar d to a Friio of Ostrof prosecution and. Undergo i Riso Umont in the county jail for two of its. Sentence was suspended on . To fint costs and s Mouths in jail. Peter Metallo who pleaded guilty t end sentenced 4 a Fine of ?50 and costs. The next Case Culleu was Tomt of the Commonwealth against Del prime Young daughters of a colors Man named r d Green residing a Orinsby swore that prime a White Mai residing an that neighbourhood had in decently exposed Hui self one prisoners received sentences As follows Wilkinson a Fine of and costs prosecution return stolen property and undergo imprisonment on the West in Penitentiary for two years and six hits. Gierke Fina of and osts return stolen property and serve to years in the Penitentiary Sanborn fila of add Cost return stolen rope try and serve one year an the West Ern Penitentiary the Case of Commonwealth is. Niles Bessie was nol pros spa. In the Cass of Commonwealth is Charnel Johnson charged with larceny the jury returned a of guilty and he was sentenced to a Fine of costs in the Penitentiary for Bike year Ella Brockwell was found guilty o Selling Nonor without a licence. Richard Lowen appeared before the court and plead the charge assault and Hattery arid he was sentenced to a Fine costs of prose cution and spend two months on jail. As we go to press the jury As stall out no. 39 the oame Laws. We have been Aikoo several in regard to Thor game Laws therefore we publish the following extract which pretty Welt covers the information. Wanted Boves unlimited can to killed any time. Elk Deer 01 Fawn two in one year it Niue Jim nil i Only English mongolian or a Jwuc of Phe Santt in limit we october 15 to december 15, inclusive. Gifu to talc d commonly called pheasant ten in our Day october is to december Komu Lehive Claro or unlimited not to to Yukou with ferret november 1 to door Moor 15, inclusive Quail or Virginia Partridge is n one Day october 15 to do Rombei 15, inclusive. Rail and Rood Birds Nuhum. Ted september october Aud novem web Foo de wild fowl unlimited september 1 to May 1 wild Turkey to in one Day october 16 to december 6, inclusive. Woodcock ten in one a october in to december in and during july. Squirrel Gray Black and of unlimited of Tobor 15 to december 5, inclusive. Plover unlimited july 5 to january 1, All game can be bought and sold on Uson in this state except Elk Deer or Awn wild Turkey ruffled grouse commonly called pheasant Quail or Tir Ana Partridge and Woodcock which Ive been te3hed in this common these cannot be sold at any j no game of any find can to legally Rau sported out of the state. The English Sparrow King Fisher Crow Cooper Hawk Sharp shinned awk Duck Hawk and Pigeon Hawk great horned owl and barred owl the or red Squirrel the Coon the pos of the Bear the woodchuck or ground of the Skunk Aro not protected and May be killed at any time. The Bronze Button. Sometimes in passing along the Street meet a Man who on the left Lapel of is coat wears a Little Brora Button. He coat is often old and Rusty the face earned and furrowed by the toil and Raf Fering of Yensi Angs an empty perhaps above it und below it on the Osse of James onello Harget Battery. The grand jury returned the follow is. Fred Sandborn John Gerke and George Wolkinson burglary. Commonwealth is. Andrew Barr Lar Ceny. Commonwealth is. Peter Natello aggravated assault. Commonwealth is. Stella Paton Sel Wirig liquor without a License Commonwealth is. O. M. Baity Lar Ceny. Commonwealth is John Malone As Sault and Battery.1 Commonwealth is. John Confer and Claud Confer larceny same statutory burglary. Commonwealth is Charles Johnson larceny cont Mon health is. Bert Costa malicious mischief. Commonwealth Salt and Battery Jas. Ouello is Commonwealth is to Laid Coates Lola tag innkeeper s act. Commonwealth is. Jos. Currano As Salt and Battery. Commonwealth Andy Barr felony. Commonwealth is. G. N. Freeman violating innkeeper s act. Commonwealth is. P., s. N. R., maintaining a nuisance not a True Bill was found in the cases of John Malone assault and Battery and Jno. A Hart assault and Battery. Not a True Bill waa on the amps a Wun Lon pig. But when i meet a Man who wears a. Button i doff hat Aud stand uncovered in. His pres to the very dust of his eary feet passed the holy ground r i know that Man in the dark hour of his breast to 16 hell of Battle to keep the Flag of our 5untry in the Union maybe at Ouel Sou he reached the inner Trench a Shiloh held the Brokaw Lino at Chati Tau ooga climbed the flame swept Ball or stormed the Lookout Heights he was not born or bred to a Soldier s life. Hog country s a fun. From the. Bench the mine the store the office the College the Sanctuary he did not fight for the greed of Gold to find adventure or to win renown he loved the peace of quiet ways and yet he broke the clasp of Dinning arms turned from the glance of bewitching and ten Der eyes left goodbye kisses on tiny laps to look death in the face on desperate Fields. And when the War was Over he quietly took up the broken threads of love and Lofe As Best he could a better citizen for having been to Good a sol Thurstan. Daring robbery at Olean. A dispatch from Olean dated oct. 4, says this afternoon during the sex. Cit ement incident to the notification of is Republican candidates for state offices a stranger entered the jewelry store Fly Otto Miller on North to noon Street and asked to see a clock with a View to Purchase in the store at the time was tie wife of the proprietor Aud a boy while mrs. Miller was talking the clock from its position on a High shelf in the rear of the store n second Trauger entered the place and snatched a tiny of diamonds from a show Case. Both men hurriedly left the place and disappeared on the crowd. The jewels ire valued it Between and later the Day two Moil were arrested on suspicion of having committed the robbery but there is no direct evidence connecting them with the theft to Hake their own Salt cake. At a meeting recently in Bradford the window Glass manufacturers of the Mountain representing Over 00 pots a committee was appointed in the Case of Commonwealth is. Att Odell mid we. Bright and1 to enter nol Case of Commonwealth is. Sbeard l Honsl studs of t s. Cunningham of rape and assault with intent to commit rape. Constable Hayes of Hahn township the. Slip want Rao Arpad for a maintaining a crossing Between Hazel Hurst and it. Jewett the crossing being a nuisance and. Menace. The grand jury took favourable action on the com plaint to Day jury concluded its labors by investigating conditions at the. County buildings yesterday afternoon Tho Camp

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