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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 21, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania He Democrat thurs., april 21, 21. Page Toreiv around i Oom ii Moi i bum killed in train wreck coming Home from dance raises Good Stock Bradford Era saturday Elmer Clemens 19 years old Salamanca a Young Man Well known in this City Vaa killed Early yesterday morning. When a northbound b. R. Freigh t train was wrecked at Clemons who is employed by the Eric Railroad had attended a dance in this City thursday night and Feid hoarded the freight when it passed through this City it a. In. In order to get Back to Salamanca at an Early hour. took place shortly before i clock directly in front the Lime station. A broken truck the second car from the engine is believed to have precipitated the disaster. Twenty one cars were derailed and piled up along the tracks which to Ere ripped up for 300 feet. One car crash into the station san thing a Bow window and breaking. Through the test Wall the building. Most the wrecked earn were filled with Coal which was strewn Long the right Way in huge piles. Conductor James Shay this City Tio was in charge the train Cah de the operator at the Bradford Sta. Ton at exactly five clock notify ing him the Accident. The opera Tor immediately sent for two wreck ing trains one from Dubois and the other from Salamanca. He also gave orders to hold the 5 clock northbound passenger train which later was routed from Howard Junction Over the Erie tracks. As both tracks were the Dennis wednesday to the play Wilt Ney. Forms in Berks county having been bought by to. Allen Rogers Here last week. This in not the first the Dennis Herd to go to these farms. Or. Rogers selected the four Here two from the Carlson Brothers Al port Allegany and tour from d. L. Havens Smethport showing that it pays to raise High Grade Stock when a Pur. Chasing agent is required to go to pick up ten Herd. Or. Dennis has Over 40 heart registered and pedigreed Stock and has bold Over Worth Slanco last fall. Getting Good prices while the Valuo common Stock Lias dropped about 75 per cent. It takes Cash to make a Start but after that Tho larger milk production will More than repay any extra Atten Tion Given the better Grade Stock and us the Cost is no More Ian for a. Cow. The Dennis Herd was started with a three1 dangerous eggs captured in Bradford Victory medal. N us appreciation the no Offill sunday her old three Grajs and Burke aged 51 years Edward . Ii Kyd 53 and John Cullen Yod f 9, Are can fined in the oily lockup and will Liu Huhl in this City until Railroad do Eccl Ives who Lucive in the Trail the have an up port Unity to a up inv St Gallons previous activities Trio who rive Sustr clod to Tho been Burvick a men Whu served it in the j our Juvern ment award i j to each ilium the Viktory Mcduel. It is an exquisite j lie no dul is it Bronze. On us pc rus a is ret f Llime it Victory its , thu shield the United Suteb superposed by the words Tho Tirrit War for civil Liz. and flanked by tin Zamutt the ail j Yuuji Vii United to Frush the Pioche and la Check Hun the medal is suspended from a rib the men who robbed the Pennsylvania Bon Rainbow col. Railroad station at Phiev m. N. V. J ors ulc huh across Tlly ,.ibbon two the men. Burke and , i How shave ions criminal records. Tnp name first Lias served three sentences wearer served. Crackle and has comic a in John Clark m. D. C. Smethport a. Office hex Ira 8 to n. M., and 1 to i 3 p. Off co and residence in Clark Block. H. L. Mccoy physician and surgeon. Offlee in Odd Fellows Block. Resi Dence Corner main and Byron Smethport a e. L. Keenan attorney and Counsall r office adjoining residence main Street Smethport a All Lego by Elywn promptly attended to. The Democrat publishes nil the news More sentences for Contin d in less for the this medal is m Ity significance for by it a Man la past 20 years. Burke hns likewise sol inc who to Ved time in the Penitentiary Dur. I in 1m. 1jel.n ing the past ten years has Only been it civilization and to up Liberty twice each time for a period j Laws Juc six months. The Bird member the j a own i. Is hmm a has no previous prison record to his Coli Ulm far As the police department is abk1 to pfc Lead from two the Best i the flooded strains in the country and he to ii Ildren it will be now has a Herd which he is justly proud. Local dairymen would now have an advantage Over him in begin a High Grade Herd by Juying surplus and keeping them Here instead allowing them to he sent away. Blocked trains were routed Over Erie All Day and last night. At an Early hour this morning it was hoped that the tracks would he Clear in time Tor train 2 at 5 clock. Friends Young demons informed the Era last evening that he had at tended the dance at the armory thurs Day with miss Margaret Rebbetoy this City and had spent the night at the Home her parents . And mrs. Frank Rebbetoy no. 105 North Ben Nett Street. He left the House Early in the morning with Tho intention taking1 clock train for Salamanca it is believed that arriving at the station Early demons decided to ride the freight. He is said to have been accompanied by three other 7 Young men who escaped uninjured. It is said that in jumping the freight de Mons did that other Young men particularly those employed by railroads have made a practice doing Between this City and Salamanca. Toung Clemens body was found pin Fried under one the cars after the a wrecking Crews had got the work . The debris under Vray. The body was later identified by a brother demons Salamanca. The poll ton the body indicated s that demons had jumped when the crash came and was caught under a car. Three Young men Are said t0 a five been seen Newny from the train after the wreck and it in believed that these were the others supposed to have boarded the freight at Bradford. Demons apparently was the Only victim the wreck As no other bodies have been found. Coroner Bourne Salamanca went to the scene and directed that Clem ens body be removed to the under taking establishment at Salem non. Young Man is survived by his in other. Mrs. Leon a Clemens no. 28 Lincoln Avenue Salamanca Lour Sisters Arthur Stoddard mrs. J. K. Haley and mrs. Leon Konntz sol Amanca and miss Clara demons a trained birr ser one brother c. J. Demons Salamanca and his Grandfather Jacob Bottum also that City. Seventeen the. 21 derailed cars Trero filled with Coal and the other four with Brick lumber and Merchan. Disc. Case May come to Moke an county. Kane Republican. April aggregating was furnished in blk county court yesterday afternoon by the italians accused pandering and receiving stolen goods. Hareas Corpus proceedings were held and the motion the defendant s attorney s to a quash the indictment for want sufficient evidence was overruled by the judge. Three the defendants furnished 000 bail each and two while they were procuring Bijl there was much activity around the court House. They sent far and near for their friends who came trooping to the court House to sign the Bonds. From six to ten them were finally accepted and the prisoners liberated. After they had been freed the District attorney became suspicious that they had misrepresented the values their properties and following a hurried 1ri_ vesti fration he ordered the men again taken into custody. This was done and the scene a few hours previous was repeated. Names six addition Al property holders were placed the Bonds and the prisoners liberated. The Case has a feature that makes it interest to residents Mckean county inasmuch As the defendants and his clnklivns1 i Hov huge. Tit Vici Letitit let distribution those medals to men entitled to receive them the department ban opened medal Uilk us throughout the country. In this District there Are in a located near the Bro Olla in Box 173. Cly ave. The medal May be obtained by Coll Iii it any these Olf Icea with Tho men were rounded up by chief Solt s. S. Cono Verv chief Violice the Pein Sylvania Railroad and p. L. Barclay inspector Polk a the Railroad company. The men were cup tured Erie one mile this Side Lewis run. The policemen also captured n com. Plete Safe cracking equip mint from the and a Quantity Glycerine. It is presumed that Gane were male Iii preparations to pull off another Job but the untimely arrival the minions the in frustrated their plans. The men although nuts toned and Cross examined Tor some hours at the police station maintained that there was no intention to crack any safes in this Vicinity. It is the practice the eggs to come to this locality to secure the Gly Cerine and As there have Heen a num. Discharge which is there stamped and handed Back. The application is signed and if the medal Lias no Buttle clasps it will be Given to the apply cant then mid there. If the medal has Battle clasps the discharge is stamped and handed Vick and the application is forwarded to Philadelphia from where the medal will be mailed direct to the applicant. If it is not practicable for the applicant to Call at an office lie May write her robberies committed within n 1 requesting an application Blank. This he returns with his discharge. The discharge will be stamped and to turned to the applicant unil the medal Wil he sent him by mail. It is proper t Hundred Miles the City the Railroad i detectives thought this a Pood place to search for the robbers. The old boiler House at Rutherford run has been a habitat for tramps and eggs years so chief Sou Anil the j Railroad men went to the holler House to see if some them Wouita lie Camp ing at this Point. An investigation the e boiler House revealed nothing except some the cooking utensils were missing especially the Coffee pot. It is the custom and eggs to always leave the Coffee pot in the same place for the use the next Comers and As this article was missing the j flyers made a search for the Coffee pot. J Al the foot Rutherford run the . J counsel yesterday informed the court i flyers found a Camp which gave the a that if a crime was committed it was done in Mckean county and the Case Hazelhurst factory Down. Word received from Bradford last was to the effect that the inter state window Glass co., is now Oscr Atinger their factory no. 4, located at Weston w. A. The no. 10 Plant located at Hazel thirst ceased operation Friday april 1. The com. Pany is making Cullet and will continue to do so at least for n couple weeks at the last mentioned Plant. Whether not they will resume Glass making at the Hazelhurst factory will be gov. A Rcd by Market conditions. Hot re pairs Are now being made to their far tory no. 7, located at Okmulgee okla. Tho interstate window lass company now Only has one. Furnace in operation. Glass budget. Should be certified to this jurisdiction. Whether it will be is problematical. Yearance recent usage. The offi cers Learned that three men had been camping there and they proceeded with getting Busy with the Road. The Borough has received instruct ions from the state in the matter getting the Road from the Creek Bridge to the Southern Borough line. Into shape for the letting the contract Ine off for an improved Road to be built this summer. The City dads Are letting no grass grow under them and now it is up to the Gas find water companies to get Busy Iudici get their lines South main Street taken rare at once. Work should begin the prelim Inary work at the earliest moment possible and the ordinance approved by the department in published this week. To is understood that this contract will be just As soon is the pipe lines Are put in proper kid red Eagle. The search towards Lewis run. At the Browntown Railroad crossing the Rollice Man anal to his in Tho pntro1 a search the prisoners revealed a Kovs two revolvers and fuses and Caps for for Gas company has no yesterday the United sympathy. Natural Oas yesterday afternoon the men were taken to a photographer where they Tore photographed. The Finger prints were taken and these will be used to compare with the Finger prints the window pane Delevan Railroad depot which recently. Like Wise the Anfe keys found he prison. Erg will be traced and in this manner the Railroad detectives Hope to connect the gang with the Delevan Job. F. J. Healy. A member the hums detective Agency arrived in the City yesterday and is investigating the records Ami activities the an Effort to connect them with the Rob Hery the Union National Bank Friendship n. Y. Sheriff Rinestone Allegheny Roun about discharges without the loss one discharge. Should the applicant however no wish to risk sending is discharge t a v office he May request a forr for making a copy discharge the he requests an application Blank which form he May Forward instead the original discharge. In the Case a deceased Man the medal goes to his next Kin we should make the application. The procedure in such cases is the sum As in the Case a living Man using however a different form. To is no necessary in such cases to Forward the discharge instead which May forwarded evidence death such example As an official communication from War dept., War risk insure inc git Ives registration Bureau i jotted from chaplains newspaper clippings a Davic before a notary Etc. Former Eldred boy dead Walter v. Crowley. Aged about 51 years died at Ashtabula o., last Fri Day. He formerly lived in Eldred and was p. Currad Vutuc tie High school Here. To leaves a widow six . Geraldine. Kulp invt May and and one son. John Iii Ril was s to Antl sheriff House at no. 17 South cottage Row occupied by a family by the name Marvin and hence the occupants had no Gas for Light and heat last night. As the Motherless children mrs. Elsie e. Setzer Are at this Home the neighbors took the matter up with the proper author it Ira and today health officer Moll who is also the head . C. R. Long dentist. Anderson and Carlson building. Office Hconj-9 to 12 and 1 to 6. Cilny the poor department will see that the Gas is Turner again. Mrs. Setzer. A sister . Marvin died sunday and two her five children Are in slam anon the rest arc with . Marvin. The families Are said to be very straitened circumstances. It 60 to 60c, us told in county the Effort to rested were those who had per robberies in their counties should the Railroad detectives the new York state sheriffs be Able to con. Not the men with the Friendship Delevan robberies the Yepros will taken to new York state for trial if there is no evidence to show that the men were implicated in these . They will be sent Over to Smethport charged with having in their posses Sion burglars tools. Cloth shipping tags. The Democrat office to prepared to r if u 1 i. I would seem that the employee the a i furnish r..r.ny who turned off the s Honvo investigated the j Nurt por. Tho me i once to Pas might have Hoen left i today when some one. 01 Tiv porn

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