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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - October 13, 1904, Smethport, PennsylvaniaHarry l. Backus editor and proprietor official paper of the county terms ,25-per year vol. Ali. Smethport pa., thursday. Oct. 13, 1904 no. 40 shrines meet annual convocation of zem Zero Temple held yesterday Over one Hundred candidates. Many Pori unsent masons in Attert number of were from Smethport. The annual convention of zem Zero. Ancient and arabic order no ble of the Mystic shrine was held on wednesday in Bradford and the City was practically in the hands of the car Avans from Buffalo Jamestown Wilha Cusport Rochester Oil City and intermediate Points. The Bradford no Bles prepared for the entertainment of boo shomers and the actual number of guests was less than 100 Short of this figure in the morning a rain set in and it continued almost without interruption throughout the Day necessitating the abandonment of the proposed Parade of the sinners which was to have taken place at s o clock m the afternoon. The caravan sary was established at the St. James hotel but owing to the exceptional Large number of visitors nearly every hotel in the City was pressed into service m the accommodation of the travellers o or the Des escorted by the k o. T. M. Band and the members of the committee the shomers were taken to Headquarters and preparations were made for the exercises to be conducted in the after noon. The journey across the hot Sands of the desert was made by a class of 10s go of whom residents of Bradford the others coming from Vari Ous places within the jurisdiction of zem zem Temple the following Smethport gentleman received the de Gree. W. A. Andorfer h l Backus h. Ii. Choate Gollup Sheridan Gorton o a. Hamlin w. H Morrison e t Newman g o Oviatt t f Richmond h. H. Kellie old Aud w. F Specht at 8 o clock . Was j he1 Dresser Brit diag to which 710 a debts were Beo Ted Nobles were m attendance f Rota nearly every City. And town a few York and Endeavor to get Nch Quick at the mines Boring for Oil or Gas its a lottery with Chance m most localities a Good for failure As for Idaho a Nice town of 2500 min ing is Herec amed on extensively. It is the Center of a mining debt riot. Where for. Forty years and. Been Staple As Corn and wheat in an a Ripul to eng Section. There Are eighteen Mills and concentrating works. It is in. The. World half a million dollars paid put Annu ally stockholders in the Iii is. Th6 climate and scenery is the Best in this great Scenic state. The e Are Maria Bianca Vic till of Black hand Nemesis Onella an italian sunday s murderous assault at Larabee develops some sensational features. Courteous and accommodating taking great pains a express of min ing Token her with methods of separating the ores fro the rocks is the assailant was captured at clean rest James lib bating attempted to commit a t n the-9-yeat-Oid daughter of a fellow Junta Jan near Bradford was found a recommendation for in offered by the jurors in his behalf. sentenced him to ..a Fine costs of prosecution under 0-imprisonment in the. Western Peni ent Inry Ati. Allegheny for. A period of free years and six Mouths. Bert Costa charged by his wife with malicious Aci Battery taken from the mines. Seventy five per cent of the. Rocks As the Crusher Are of. No value the bul Aiice being composed of Gold Silver Copper and Lead which is shipped m carloads to the smelters at Gold i Aud denser to a separated. The Courtesy of one of the officials of the Large company owned by col. Duffy of Pittsburg and others Aud i am told that some parties at Ownsby pa., have Stock in this company i was shown through their Crusher and -thej.1 explained the different processes by and through which they separated the crushed Quartz or Rock from the ores they contained. He also gave me a Quantity of ores so called concentrates which was highly appreciated by me. Not being used1 to going into details in explaining machinery Otliss. And for space ill not attempt to give an account of the process of. Separation. I also visited the hot Springs in Idaho Springs. There Are of them vary in temperature from 100 to124 degrees jus Liing fourth from the base of fhe Mountain. As before is the evidence of internal fire and reminds one of the claim that geologists make that the Cruse of the Earth bears about the same to Ali e whole muss of lib Efti the that egg. Shell does to the whole mass of the Thi rest being a Ball lava or gaseous fusion As they term it. This ponderous mass of portion of the re sky Mountain syst Enid having Boon thrown up by tie internal forces in every shape that is by some to nought to to the Backbone of the american but in it t one of the most unusual crimes in the history of the bring to Light a tale of Law breaking of National the suffering victim now at the county Home. Maria Bianca a pretty Young italian t that he had accomplished his purpose o woman 15 at the county Home ing from cuts on the neck head and. Face inflicted by n razor in the hands of an Assassin at ii Arabee last sunday afternoon. The Story of the crimp in worthy the attention of the american Public As bringing to Light a condition of affairs that should not be allowed to exist in a civilized this Young woman lives in hourly peril of her life because of her knowledge of the infamous doing of a society of anarchists and murder ers known to. Americans As the Black hand or an organization closely Allied terrible mafia accompanied by a reliable interpreter a Miner reporter visited the county Home yesterday and Learned from the lips of the victim the tragic Story of the attempt upon her life. She gave her name As Maria Bianca. She was born a Italy about 22 years ago came to this country fhe. Years ago and lived at Clermont with her father . Her fathers name was Sauto Bianca. Her Mother has Bince died. She was married m Lei Mout and removed Toa town in York state where she and. Ined Sii Mouths then they removed to Saginaw Mich where they res Iciel for about three years. They had one boy now about Spears old. In Sagnaw according to her Story her numb Aud became jealous of Atil Tal ii to boarded at their Home. She said her husband had no grounds for mortally wounding Iii the Assassin fled Syliama Over so being from Erie and i appear to me to be the worker parti As 200 from Buffalo including Imperial Tho strains o rocks Are so broken that v Brown a letter from Colorado. Golden colo., oct. 1904. Eur Rob Miner. Last week i took a Tripi Orty Miles tip Clear Fei k Cali yen so Many. Things new to okie residing inthe East that it seen is to to a description of the be of interest to some at least of i to readers of your valuable paper immediately after leaving Gol Den which is located at the foot of. The Rocky mountains and going Southwest one enters the Clear. Creek Canyon where the massive ledges of the Rocky mountains Wall up perpendicular and again receding obliquely to a distance from five Hundred to several thousand feet do the Creek not Leav i lets the water come in Contact heated Rock overlying the internal Are thus becoming so intensely heated and boiling up Iroini below conies to thu sur face with temperature As. Before stated. At one of the Springs there is in which patients att listed with. Re ii Matsui gout eczema and other Dis Flag diseases not Only partake of the water but take not being remain in the Tunnel but a few moments before pie in the body is. Opened making one perspire prof use in the Springs and adjacent grounds has by an Man. At ing enough . Narrow gauge Road so that much blasting and. Removing of Rock were necessary to construct Many eases rocks project out and hangover the Road looking As be Deadfall to Encomb the train and passengers As they wind their Way round the Sharp curves up and Down the same. It truly pre sents a most interesting picture to one. 1 not accustomed to such scenes Here we find unmistakable evidences of great internal convulsions at gome time rocks Are thrown up in a conglomerate mass in every conceivable shape with Stratas of Rooks lying Between others of entirely different formations. Often one seemingly detached from the mass-r.esting-.on1 a. Very Small base and extending in the air for Many feet lobbing that might at any moment come tumbling to Canyon below. I could not help think of the consequences in Case of an earthquake. Retting on Inch Small the taut oscillating movement would undoubtedly Prici Piatt to the. Can Yon. The Neit thing one s at Tention ii the Many placet mints where panned out the Gold and never from gravel Bedi in the Gulch it while further up the Canyon Idaho Springs 6ns begins to see 6n either ride. Of the. Mountain at different altitudes drifts wher6_.individi_ Nail and companies Are. Tunnelling into the mountains to obtain the Gold Silver and Lead some blended together in most of the mines. Nearer we approach Idaho. Spring i More numerous Are the evidences of Man s Feire to obtain the precious metals and bulk of Rock and Low grades of Ore dumped near together with the stamp Mills or crashers Ai they Are called one naturally Conol Deu and yet i Wii told that very Many Nadin afraid Mem dem or and a building erect Al the red to accommodate not Only the Jar acted who come in Large numbers every year to take of the Waters and hot Tunnel vapor paths so Efini Cariou s in re storing to health those but also to Ali Ord an Opportunity to those Spe Nathe tents for pulmonary diseases the Waters and High to those of on the premises is a Large building with a wide veranda extending round it on the inside is a Pool of water from the hot Springs several fact deep and i should say from 80 met wide and Long with Bootha All around jealousy but that he gradually conv a fenced to cruelly. Some to Job for several Day in succession he would beat her severely am abuse Hor in Many ways Iii ally his treatment becoming unendurable she run from he Home and went to Buffalo y. She secured employment As wait Russ in a hotel Iii that City stud following a which Tho said much in Vogue among her coup try Omen she made the acquaintance of a Man whom she lived with supported her for about two months. A from her Story she evidently wearied of the mail whose name was gniseppi1 scr Pele and told him the w Ishad to return to her father at. Clern int. She in tier Story regarding her life m but Falo the woman disclosed the fact tin Lover Guiseppi Scarpelli together with eight or nine of his members of an anarchistic organization which from her Deson Pridu Feoni Moe the interpreter and other Intel Gen italians is no other than the celebrate Black which has within tji past few month s. Engaged the attention of Buffalo and new York City Atnori ties by the daring of its crimes and most cases successful concealment of the same a favorite method of this society is to of rite threatening letters to wealth italians and in ease death has followed the refusal of victim to comply with the outrageous requests. Victim fearfully admitted tha she Finch much concerning the deeds o Scarpelli and his associates Aud was con muted that the murder Jis attack Upo Iver s. gation by one of the agents of this Ter ble Gatig. It de to the of i that agents of the Black haul Vive. Clermont Bradford and other Points Mckean county according to to statements italians who claim is. A doomed woman if she has incurred of the Black hand she i Only Safe wit Ira Pali Caiman on each Side of facetiously expressed an a visit Tola Abee at Lii Rabee it was loomed that after receiving Tho wounds the woman Niau court proceedings. The following business was acted nov n at court last week after Weavwe it to ancient history. Us surety of Tho peace was found Fly of the Assaul Faud Battery charge. He was fined jf50, costs of prosecution us undergo imprisonment m the county ail for two months in therase of the Commonwealth against John Ery Molone was found not guilty but was obliges to. one fourth of the costs and the prosecutor to three fourths. In the Case against the same charging surety of the peace discharged. Joseph Zirah a charged with felonious assault and found not guilty. Roland Coates violating the innkeepers acts was discharged upon giving bail for appearance at the next term of court. Commonwealth is John Butterfield charged with Selling liquor without a License. The defendant conducts a store on Washington to treat Bradford. He Las been convicted twice in this county for eth e same offence. The common proved witnesses that they had bought liquor from tha defendant. By took the in his own behalf and testified that he had not sold any liquor in years but had on different occasions sold and Given Sweet cider to some of the wit Nesses. The jury round him guilty the court sentenced him to a Fine and ther costs of and undergo imprisonment in ithe county jail for a period of three months the Case of the is. Happen Liz county in of old taken from the Filer. A few Day ago Thos King of place was walking on the b. K. Phila. From Pattison s hotel to the Lar Rabee depot after dark he fell into an open Culvert bruising consider ably. The Culvert was four or deep and having Valise in one hand and a package in the other he pitched Forward striking his Chin on the oppo site the Shook knocked him near , but fortunately to was a company with a. Of. Waller who. Ren dered him assistance no. Aged to reach the p Niblic Hig Liwaj where to seen by d. L Uterhart a Resi Duit of Embred township n to driving to in Rabee was press aug both to her face and neck from which the blood was pouring Iii i Hud not seen Auy of her relatives since she left Scarpolla agreed to. Request and West to the station at Buffolo and bought her a ticket from that to Clermont a she arrived in Larabee on the Peunic Lama Tram sat urday night and learning that there it As no Tram for Clermont that night left the train and wandered around Tion. She had been there but a few minutes when a Man approached her arid addressed her italian Lan Guage. To this num she told her Story that Slie had no Money and wished to to Clermont retold her that there a it Fri was no Tram to Clermont until monday Laurii Piug i she. Willed to him Aud she came close1 to the buggy re moved her hands from the u of urls. Or. Where Hoier wishing to Bathe can Robe 1 and offered in a Friendly Way. To themselves ready for the Pool. I had her a room at the Mcdonald Honse in intended to give a description of Many i Larabee. She accepted his Ofier and other things seen farther on up the can they went to the hotel where the Man Yon at different mining towns but fear it will take too much space to will close for this time. Respectfully yours _ jobs Youj ass. and registered As John Krebs and wife new Maria arid said he must get two protested rooms if he intended to stay at the at the lyceum. The attention of the Smethport lyceum patrons. Ii directed to the Early engagement of. At the old Cross which in on Friday evening oct. Is. The play tells a Story of deep heart interest and full of episodes of.-. Potter Fol dramatic strength. It abounds in scenes of vivid realism mixed with comedy of uncool vent ional and original character. It. Ii which the elements that forget the Date. And you May keep is Down by the oct. 25., there is no question but that these plays Are of the Standard it that of All their a Tea Smethport is the first comparatively Small town to be favored. At the old Cross roads at lyceum 01 Friday oct. Is Gas lights and mantles smoke Bells portables and1 mohair covered rubber Center tubing with Patent any length. Holmes Gilfillan. Hotel. She Tolo him she would him for her accommodation when she got to Ole Mont but he insisted that she must of ongy the same room with him or he would not help her. The couple remained Over night in the hotel the proprietor mrs. Mcdon Ald and to Eacurk John Chisholm to be Man and wife. During sunday Forenoon the Man made repeated to induce her to go a the track and an italian family that he claimed lived there. Maria repeatedly reamed to do but Al daily. Consented and they g the in the direction of port Allegany. When they had proceeded about mile she became convinced that he was dec Ewing her about the italian family to go any further. then dragged her along to a Cut on the railway line and drawing a razor from his pocket slashed her. Neck head and face and As she Sank to. The ground bleeding from the attack he held the razor before her and a Lover in Buffalo. Here tarment believing Everhardt was horrified to see that a gaping Woid extended Frani a. Point u ear. The Back of her neck to her left Cheek. Her loft ear was , tint slash and her. Right Cheek was also gashed in a shocking. Nia Hiuer he assisted her into the buggy and she As Token to House col assistance. Was summoned. By my Kamara hastily responded and dressed the wounds of the injured girl m the office the Mcdonald a11 through the opera tips the patient exhibited great fortitude in fact her Phy Sical endurance is a Story in itself ten described. And four in., the lesser Winnd she will recover unless spine unexpected complication sets in escape and capture of Fie i Orabee correspondent of is Given the credit of the most probable account of the Inov orients of the the crime it is also Learned that had the italians employed near Larabee captured the miscreant last sunday the matter might a Southern aspect. The correspondent s Story sol lows made a wide Detour of the Fields and swing a n. Freight train a the depot climbed upon the bumpers be tween two Coal Carsi in this Fatah in h was the operator As he passed Olean Junction. Station agent f. 0 Crandall notified the chief of police of Bolivar Ori the Lookout for him but he left the train while it was taking water at Ceres. Monday m he came to Olean on a Bolivar Nolle car and chief of police Swift capt rec him he in a car on train no. 10 bound for Buffalo he lodged the Olean Bastile where later Albert of this place Ide rifled him m the the prisoner made a confession. As soon As requisition can. B Hod the italian will a brought to Smett port and lodged in jail. At the old Cross roads at Lyden Friday Dot. 21. Potato crates in any Quantity matter what your wants Are we can by them we make them in oar of shop and carry a Large Stock. On ban 4 Heivry Keg Gaii charged with assault and Bat Ery upon his wife the 3nry in a verdict of guilty tit was of 100, the costs of and o imprisonment in the county jail for Iron nip it Lis and. Stand Cpin fitted. Till complied with a c charged with-1 Lar in in stealing a Quantity of cloth to used in verdict of guilty to the osts. Stella Patou was charged quor without a license1 Iii the City of Radford. The jury brought in a ver it of not guilty and the prosecutor , Topay Liec osts for the a Lieut of which Grace is now m 301 a n. Free Utah pleaded a Harge of violating the innkeepers. Act i not paying a. Board Bill. Sentence As suspended. Ella Brockwell was Foi Iii guilty to without License and was orious injuries were sustained other Tolian severe bruises. Nearly five Hundred thousand feet of dressed., Andus Dressell lumber passed. Julia sport wednesday., March. 22, 1870 Over one line of Railroad be Deg carloads of and shingles. It in estimated thut several Days past the shipments from Williamsport alone Over both Railroad lines have averaged one million feet daily. Should these. Shipich eats continue until the first of May the Lumberman will experience no trouble in finding Pil ing grounds for ii ext season s mrs car Shurz died. Wednesday if 15, 1876. Shihad Given. Birth to a boy on the sunday previous. Or. And Are tired to Many congratulations upon the addition to their family of Young lady. Or. And Jin. Ben. Jennings have been likewise de. They seem to be All girls this year. March 18t6. Robtw61ters, whose visit to Hila Delphia for the purpose of placing crippled son under treatment of some eminent surgeons of that. City has re turned. To brings a vary favourable re skirt. After a thorough examination of Bhe Case the Philadelphia surgeons declared the Case was. Oura ble and the proper treatment immediately commenced. The disease is curvature 6f. The sumo our local physicians had pronounced the Case incurable and or. Wolters is naturally very much elated by the result of ins trip we Iopu it will be our. Own lived ical mistaken. To Houfu in Popou the travelling1pnblic" demands of. Homo Cestoni. Tie House is Well built the charge 5f Frank Wright to Job Tubat it to Well left it la Ceuta Fly. Located on. Iid is and Job most imps my but eucled to a Hub of Joffo Cote of and undergo imprisonment u the county jail for three Moi its jailed. Detective Conoyer. Of the Pennsyl Vania Railroad or. A barbies and officer a Nurphy. Allegany. Arrested a Ang of alleged to ugh characters at. Fort Allegany tuesday Atid brought them ail in. Smethport the same afternoon. Gave their names As John o Brien aged 45 William Collins alias eng Lish Frank Kirk Agea 50 years alias Soith Floyd aged 59 James Martin aged and James Gaylord. The men we re searched before barah Doyle wife of Jolt Mulhau of is Borough died to midday March 16, it the deceased wins born in county Lafe 1882 she has lived this Borough ii any by the a Ertise a pure Christian character _ rid Trio faithful discharge of the duties la Mother Hiil gained Tho highest respect and esteem of her. Leigh prs acid acquaintances. She a i Volid Many and though Ler recovery was ice death crime Widdi a acid unexpected s it was peaceful and without a Niue us r. She leaves a family of seven Hildreth a youngest but a moutb.5. H or death is an irreparable loss. Our were startled Day evening March 30, 1876, by the Tow ing of announcing the death of or. Ghori Jis Cor Iii one. Of the. 6ldest citizens this. Borough and. County in has been sick a Long time and Grade prepared and to Hod h Ved 3emg incarcerated in the and it is said dangerous weapons were found upon them. One account of the matter says that a bottle of metro Glycerine s from one of the men. A present they Are held under the charge of carrying concealed weapons but it is suspected that they Are tie same gang that robbed the poet office at be atm Summit recently. Nuptials. Or. Adolph and Ida Mary Sponburg were Mamed at o clock saturday evening at the dwell ing House Corner East King and where they will make their fut ure Home. J. L. Turner pastor p the swedish Mission Church pronounced the words which made the porn Lex Young couple one for life. The Groom is a Well known Young Man of this place who has a Host of friends. The e Bride Tisot a resident o Smethport is an attractive Young lady highly esteemed by All who know her the Minsk with their numerous or. eng Long and Happy wedded life. At the old Gross roads at lyceum Friday oct 21. If it s anything in Hunter s suppl ii you la find it Here. The largest line o and sporting in the county. Holmes Gilfillan. The funeral services the ally facing and was awaiting the summons the full measure of three score years and ten being at the time of his death 74 years of age. Will take place on saturday friends Are requested to meet at the House at 10 a. M. Services at the Baptist Church at 11 am. Lieutenant Patrick Kelleher co. I 2sth regt. Inf., u. A army died at fort Davisr Texas sunday afternoon february 13, w6, of consumption. He had contracted the disease at fort Siil about a year before his death and was finally compelled to succumb to its insidious to was a Moreau county boy and was the brother of mrs. Catherine Tretton of Turtle Point and of Kelleher who died in place about fire years ago. Entered the Volunteer army during War Hospital Steward and was afterwards transferred to the regular army. He afterwards competed for a appointment to a vacant in the regular army and after a severe examination at West Point conducted by general Grant and other High officers was Given the appointment out of a class of then competitors. To was buried with military honors. Or a p. Berry of Bradford was admitted to practice at the Moke an cow to bar at the last term of court. Or. Berry is a Young and promising Borg lawyer. Who has been settled in Bradford for a few Mouths. He is a be Robt gentlemen and thoroughly de Legal Points Likely to arise in an Oil territory. April for the

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