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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - September 08, 1904, Smethport, PennsylvaniaOfficial paper of the county. Harry l. Backus editor he proprietor vol. Ill. Smethport pa., thursday sept. 8, 1904. Derrick City 6 s1wethport 3. Leaders lost game yesterday to the Oil country boys. But two games More to play Smethport almost sure of the pen the week in Blue Ball. Stasd1ko or Tbell tabs. Won loft per cent Smethport Derrick City. It. Jewett Eldred 800 boo 87s the been headed after a Long list of victories Smethport against Derrick City yesterday it Kane Field confident of adding another Button to the string but by Popery boys irom the Oil town sprang a big sur prise party upon them1 the Home team lost the game 6 to 3, but it was almost a pleasure to be Defeated by Bach a gentle Manly aggregation the locals out Bat Ted their but Luck was against them and at times their work on the bases was painful to witness. I Cap Tain Tell was Noj in the game and his absence was severely Felt. Three men faced Denning in the open ing inning. The first one struck out and the other two were retired Mccabe to Keefer Andrews was curtain Raiser for Smith port and made a Hil and stole second. a hit and Hawkes made an Andrews counted and Mccabe reached second the next three men were then there was in Othiol doing in the scoring Lipe until the fourth e. Korner Airai. Tonari up for Derrick plastered out a two sacrifice Derbick City 2 a deed .0. Probably the game to Date played in the Mckean league Svaip. The one Between Derrick City and Eldred at the former place last thursday afternoon. Thin was the Derrick City players first league celebrated the occasion by shutting out Eldred 2ib 0. Tea ii 7 Rbell b tax 6. One of the most inter Titan g and closely contested games Ever played on Kane Field Benefit has. Croissant last Friday. The crowd was Small and the base Bull patrons in Stuer missed tie most exciting contest up to Date two town teams captained by Herman tue and s b Bell put up As fast Aud clean a game As one could wish was. Dull moment Dur ing the struggle. Lull s team had them and won the game by one run the final score being 7 to 6. Bell s boys hit harder and More often than their opponent and earned four of their mrs but they also made More. Errors. Their work after reaching first base was the great est trouble several of them running the bases with the Speed and ponderous dig nity of a steam roller. Andrews and Tull scored two earned runs in the first inning on three singles and a the circuit Bell s team in the second on Bate on balls passed Ball and two Erron. Three other men reached first base in this inning but rather stupid base running killed All therefore the tabulated score is not appended. The features of the game the All around playing of Claud bean Irig in juvenile court. The one in court Riib week which was of general interest was com Ruon and Al Heath for the Barbers both of wealth humane society James and whom Iii jilt appear of the grounds. Bask Brief. The Pennant this year will be of Blue Lansdowne 12 feet Long with the letters it. Will be ready to run no at soon As the Beaton closes it is now proposed to pick the strongest team from the three remaining teams and play winners Homo game after the hut scheduled game is played and run the Flag no for the first time Eagle. Let s get a pole Claud Denning pitched for against Portville labor Day. The Bol Ivar team victorious. A game Between the cinder head and the Barbers is expected in the near future. How they stand. Owing to Lack of time and space Only the batting averages can be Given this week player Estry. Keefer Mcgabe Stull Denning Andrews Tull Daniels Fuller top Nee King croissant Mcclure Ramer chances for More scores. Double. with a single which scored e and an error placed f. On Abrams Veas put. On a grounder and Korner reached third on the raised a. Fly out to. Ellie knowing that would attempt stealing Home started to Ball just an instant before he 1 caught it a cd the result was a Muff and a fully Haw Kes was disposed of by croissant a incl Mccabe Watson batted a terrific grounder to Denning who barely with his but to. Gabe nabbed it a of invade Oue of his cell biased lightning fid Duuck City retired. Derrick tonn Ted one Mare in the Sii Thade n incl a hit Nurl. An Siroi stored Lii i Ullnee addict 111 tin. Kabi r divin .1 and re Alicd s on. Ail in or a. Kor Nei being on a player1 b Choice f Kruer bad error on a rom s grounder allowed two men to and Abrams compleat 1 Trio Cir Cuit a few minutes later on . And a single. Score is represented by a string of beads reaching from their ran in the first inning Efen Auto the eighth in that Lamug Deung was out on a Fly to. Caswell. Andrews collided so forcibly with. Hawles was 5 14 21 8 21 16 18 8. 14 9 17 14 10 batting. A 19 60 90 85 84 "70 80 53 32 81 31 72 68 36 4 27 11 24 22 24 17 6 12 7 13 h 8 28 84 18 so 24 26 is 8 16 7 16 7 4 ave. .421. .888 ,878 .8st ,848 s26 .302 .281 26s .220 .216 .121 Mary Dawton of state it waa a juvenile court Case and aroused a great Deal of interest the society charges the defendant with neglecting their children Albert and aged respect fully 14 and 2 Yean. It appears that the Mother Haa. Been confined in the insane Asylum at Warren since last april and the Little ones Are left in charge of their father who it is claimed is not i fit. Person to them the needed care and attention owing to Lack of care it claimed lit Wutoh e elder son is incorrigible. He hag been arrest cd once and and at the present time it under bail to appear at the next term of criminal court. As an example of Riu prank Twy came to nil House took the old Oaken bucket from the Well washed his in it and threw the water Back in the Well the court ordered the children to a turned Over to. The humane. Society Vliet oldest one permanently and the baby to be kept until the Mother re which the father says she is now Able to do Many other cases came before judge Bouton in civil court but none were of . Interest to the Gentril. Public. In the third Tull. Scored one for his Side on Taro Penni a yen Egdue a single for the sideband came Home on Reefer s slash. the Ball going almost to Fence Keefer also scored on two hits and a pair of errors toll . runs in the sixth they scored one More in on two visors and a sacrifice lilt. Tom. Young invade a round trip in the. Eighth he was the first Man up and barged the Ball .into., the High grass in left Field it lost. Eufery repeated the trick in inning the Ball hiding in the he had made a Home run. In the ninth after Rubin had St rank put Bell Suade a hit arid s cared Ori me. C Ibe s double Young sacrificed me third. Kuefer then came to Bat and hit the Ball a Piug hts Aud it liar. Flo Jabo dashed to Maul the Plitta his stoic t the Ball after a Brit if visit in Tho Vuk Unity of the Moon made n Quick Tup Don Mummy and foist he n renting place Iri 6111" Andrews hands arid it was All Over. Eslery and d Emit he carried off the batting honors arid mall Prev did right Field Cro Issaef and. You Ufa caught Unuer. Did not exert himself of my to a sore , at that he had his opponent s guessing Denning pitched a Good steady game and fanned seven of. s league games to. Be played sept 9, it. Be weft at Eldred. At Smethport. Sept. City at it. Jewett sept 20, Smethport at Eldred Jewett at Derrick City. Smethport bowlers victorious. In a Bowling match with the Edge Wood club team of Bradford at Backus alleys last Friday night the Smethport rollers were victorious by a margin of Zoppini three games were rolled Smethport winning the first and third. The conclusion of the match the visitor Weie. Escorted to hotel Imperial where a delicious banquet awaited them. The score of the games f Ollow Bradford Edgett a a Meatball game perhaps the most interesting game of season will be flayed at Kane Field Smethport next monday 8 30 p m. The game is to be Between lie members the two rival con ii try clubs Nind is to be for bind blood and also a banquet the evening of the in a Between lies ii two teams. Some time ago the frogs Defeated the crabs by a score of 6 to 7 Ami since that time the grabs Imp o been and Are now m Bottier form the Dang i that Long outs them the frogs Tiaval Bei n craning the Din try for to their train Anil Janis t Levi Nuil yesterday afternoon tight. He Sujeiri had Siut n Drift Fri 00 to can Zigri 10 a cure Gilford 6 in lick a fur this game Gnup my Yon Lon the Star ii Mellers of is irys Koch Kincaid Ward total Smith Poi t Purtle Morrison Jphnson Clark Moore Howll Niin Kicfer Bell in 1st 129 .184. 98 190 123 139 1j9 171 2nd 120 147. 157 163 175 180 sri 136 134 ave. 98 .1134 .1st 2nd .162 ibs 150 it ims. 23 i is 128 20.2 165. 121 1081 3rd 171 1 194 109 12-1. 1 s 147 "161j ave 103% 17 1 174 ibo 1 1317 1131. 10sid also be Horace of the. Well known sawdust Brothers will preside on for the frogs and Bubo the Little Cyclone will Apt Iii that capacity grabs. Notwithstanding the fact that All this Talent Lias b Teri. Secured the Mission will Only be 25 clubs and the the latter sva Stout of business for. A few an was All Hight. He stole Seco Iid arid nicking a hit which placed Andrews on third also commit of that bag. A Fly out to Caswell who made a Nice catch but Andrews scored on the throw Home Mccabe came Keefer a double and croissant made a hit. Bell was the third put and Smethport s scor ing was Over. Q Derrick City certainly has a pretty fast tie base running of some of the Smethport players would have made . Jewett dangerous opponents. For Smethport some Star work croissant caught in great form an a stolen base against him Denning struck out ten men and his work was of the winning order. Delo struck out Only four men but his and the men by the two. Of his stops beg of the spectacular order. Caswell Dauod three difficult High t Field and Sternberger took Good care of his terror tory. The follows men. The score follows Bell Mccabe 8b Young c Keefer in Estry ,-2b pallor p to Claro of f. Denning if Rubin of total s Tull 8b Daniels 2b. Croissant c c. Purtle in Morrison is Brown if it total by innings Boll s team grand stand free the whole expense of the gauge will to borne by members of the club arid the Gross proceeds will to the Kane Field Jundy Ciao of Foxburg Kev 6 to n 1 0 1 0 1 0 27 12 2 0 to. 0 8 1 2 of 0 stolen Fuller Tull 7. Puller 3. Denning 1 base on two Bitso inc cab Denning Horny hits Yomtob t Umpire Backus. Don to miss the Opportunity of your life arid see this notorious aggregation of Ball tossers Neit boys steal balls. The practice of stealing baseballs that have b Een tatted into the. Weeds Lias been going the whole season but the limit was reached yesterday new balls and Prie were put into the game. After the Ridgway and St. Marys churches. I hop whirr Iead Laid the come Luke a Cost about Many Rich Menio rials Huyck Al ancient history. A Penang in Mckean county in of old. Taken from the files. A. B. Armstrong met with be Ere Ami painful Accident lust saturday afternoon. He was putting up cons Obiera mixture of sulphuric acid and having Conreid the. Cem into you. Stopple in very tight when immedi Tel the powerful fermentation blew it the Stopple and a portion of the entente of tie bottle struck him in the Ace. The could have hardly Jeen Mora distressing had Molto Lead Wen thrown in his he immediately taken to his residence and or. Sri Fri called to attend Hini. For Bouri sufferings were indescribable com lately him at. Times. Luckily Ery Little got into his eyes and it is be eved that his sight will be retained Hough it was close Call at Smethport Jet by a r. Tubbs j. P., or F. Jennings of in Blowville n. Y., us miss Mary Rifle of Smethport. Are informed .that-it1 has been do idea to put the Smethport Oil Well do Wal another 200 feet making n All. This determination was not a ived at with any Strong expectations of Indyg Oil but with the More particular object of scoring a big flow of Gas. If a sufficient Quantity of Gas is found to warrant the laying of pipes and conduct ing it to the Borough for heating and in frag purposes the sinking of the Well in vain As a mater both of Public. Good and pecuniary advantage to the it Wil probably be a couple of weeks before drilling can be res med As a new is necessary., which being an unusual length will have to be made to Ordery. We Ore told that this Cable will Cost Over and will weigh fully a ton a boy by the name 6f-. Geb. Mattisyn went fooling around the Smalle saws in Rogers saw and Pla Nib Mill on monday and now Sling with a portion of his hand Nearl severed f is body the Buffalo rid Jame Stovin uni Lora was forum ally opened to Earnest own sat urday october-9, 1s75 the views to , re liable Quarter that our Freud a Hughes of the port Allegany exporter a at last one of e poor married men Ina tied 1-0, Alice bus of Friori n y us rejoice he a of. Sincli a piece of Yokl furl Knpp Piilua to in Tho life for our and his partner a Lori a life of to a Tui at the Resi Iii of the Bride s father a. D. Inf i 1 to of i is i Luj or 1 a Mitzi j v i w j in Man All of Suie Liport. Ctr Iii Olis-1ilhrrr-Mariteil at the Bennett ouse Iii. Smethport sunday sept. 5, 875, or. Grinols , and Ibsh v fan of Naples n y. We understand that. W. Culler of Ahe was Dainge Brusly poisoned list Day life was barely saved by be efforts of or Freeman and Sioss lire in the hurry of court week we Over looked interesting local item last Oil Fergus no the popular passenger con Mck. B. Railroad sea married to miss Effie h. Mcmahon in Cerf mrs Asa Cory ceremony fireman saved old Man s life. William Dieselman an resident f the. Fifth Ward is Hospital suf Oring from nervous Shock and. Painful Ruis is about the body oiled by a fall from Sis b., b k. Nestle near the Roundhouse yesterday afternoon. Fortunately he fell into Hallow water else the dec ident would Ive ended fatally. It appears that Weselman who is aged Yean Aud is quite deaf was crossing the Nar Row gauge trestle and did not notice the ppr Aoh of Atrain until warned of Hiir anger by several boys then ear. The. End of the trestle but in the ment turned Aud faced the a to aching engine and walked toward it. He air brakes were immediately applied y the Engineer and the Roverso lever set. Fireman Gager with great presence f mind sprang from the cab and going along the running Board of the Ive reached the cow Catcher it Ivas about to come Iii Contact with die Selman who was then standing kelp Essly m the Centre of the track owing to the latter Gage to Ift him aside but reaching from the engine the fireman grasped him by the Boulder and. With a powerful Jerk the Mau from the wrestle into the Creek saving him from being crushed to death. toe locomotive the latter was not stopped until it had fully 60 feet beyond the Point where Dieselman had been standing. Sept. Campbell Aud others who had witnessed the Soene Hirrie d Ance of Dieselman and he was Quai Fly removed from the water. Koch s am summoned arid was con. Eyed to received. Sargi Oal attention. The injuries sustained Are of a Mirror Ria Ture the More serious danger being from Shook owing principally to is advanced Era. Of Smethport Andrews of 34 Daniels 2b orbits ant c. Young or Denning p total Derri Koity Steinberger u a Beirne. A Korner 8b -s1. Korner 2b Abramis o Hawkes 8b Watson 1. U 2 1 0 2 i-10 2 11 Ciekus 17 Jambers 8.____ about the Only demonstration of a labor Day Celebration in this place was a game of base Ball at Kane Field be tween teams supposed the Barbers on one Side and the clerks on the other. S6me clerks team much As Cut a Yard of ribbon Pound of crackers and in of the Barbers never even scraped the lather off a. Horse or shaved a Pound of dried beef but they had to be. Taken in to nil up and the game started at 3 p. M with a Largo crowd of or e act Side. At first the Barbers took the Lead but after the third inning their curves and spirits became s ome what. Drill and the game one connected with the team made some investigation and found one boy who Hado two slightly used balls and re covered them. This youngster peach some of his comrades in the Ball stealing business and unless the balls Are returned arrests will be made. We deeply regret having to report these for it is sad to learn that our boys Are coming up this Way and they should be taught a lesson now that they will remember the balance of their Lues. Those families arid therefore. W6 suppress their names. The manager has always allow. De the boys to Bob the games free and to no these boys would Rob those who have befriended them makes their deeds More depl6rablo. No and Bab Fine Prospe ote for the 81 6. 7 2t .18 4 City 0 0 0 2-0. 1 1 0 n n to a Peculiar Accident. Helen the two year old child of judge and mrs j. W. Bar item met witha very painful and Peculiar Accident tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Benton was. Seated at a sewing machine and the child climbed into her Lap. In some Way the Little one moved the fore angor her right hand Ridor the Needle arid it penetrated member with such Force that it Bent future. The Eastern Star the annual picnic arid Outing of rata of Eldred arid Phoenix chapter of Smethport order of the Eastern Star a. Masonic held on tuesday at Riverhurst. With attend Orice of about 70 Rae Ribers and it cited guests the spread is reported to have been most excellent and greatly enjoyed by All. A feature of the Day was two baseball games Between teams. Composed of la Dies with the exception of the Catcher 01 each nine. Mrs. Habgood and or sticker did the Battery work for the Aldreds and. Mrs brow Riell. And. Or speght in a similar capacity for the Smethport the Latte nine winning two games and the former team one. T. L. Sartwell o Eldred presided As Umpire and Chie the steal one of the Smethport ladies is reported to hav brought Forth Hearty applause from Bipti player Sand spectators. Clerks took the Lead which they Kepi until the last half of the eighth in Ning ot.the-011113 wore lost and the game was abandoned. Old hugs presided Over the score Sheet after some deliberation gave Favorat the clerks but at yet he has been unable to figure out the hit error ii. Etc., and entered the flesh and was broken off. Or. Mccoy was summoned and found it necessary the cum Nader the influence of chloroform be fore the broken Needie could be removed. Little Helen is getting along nicely now effects Are feared from the injury. The at the lyceum sept.-. 16. Friday sept 16, the attraction at the lyceum will be. Resente by Frank Adams Advance notice speak highly of this attraction. The Bori Panyi whish travels in a private3car numbers including a ban. And orchestra. More about it next week -6ro a postmen s supplies of All kinds m was performed by Kev. Peck lion at Tho Esi Derice of or. Asa Cory in the pres no of Only Trie was by u o Means a Small company it was an an . Tho Bride is 30ssessed of every womanly Grace of heart Aud mind and As every one knows 1 is one of Tho most is herons and May they Ive Long Aud be Happy. Prof Kales repprts-.i07 so Hbl ars in at enhance at the Borough school on Mori Day sept. 20, 1875. The name of the Post office formerly called Clermontville has been changed o Clermont and j. R. Townsend a on monday Mpr Rig the solemn toll ing of the Bell announced tha departure from Earth of Early settler arid Pic inhabitant of Moke ii Cority or James Reilly at the advanced age of 9 or. Born in Ireland he came to this country with his family in 1840 and after a Brief stay Iri Phila came direbtly-totliis1 county am settled Large tract of land on pita to Creek where he has has resided eve since making his Home of late year with his son Andrew Reilly the Rhu Kierol was the Catholic Church in this place of which Faith he was a fire believer wednesday oct. 6, 1875 we understand that Tho Miri Uig fore at the Oler put mines i to be itt crease this week by the addition of 100 miners Friendship if. Was. Visited by. Fire tuesday evening oct. 5 1875 eight or ten were de a troyed including the Aina imn hate Sig. Sautello s circus. It in stated that the Only lion Slayer in. Captivity the menagerie of nine consolidated rail Road which will exhibit in Smethport on sept 15 the animal is a representative of the ape family n of soft hair greyish Blu color rcscnib1 link a Cap and thick Long ibid straight tur the Imir Millie Tower half of the bouy is extremely Short and stiff. We Iii a rinsed to anger the lion Slayer emits sounds from its Throat which would do full Eret Tif to n ple Pluit Fea Rig Luther Al Chiu or it is that the Libia Artru and Floe or the in of thin up ties
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