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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - February 8, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania The week goes into More Homes in Mckean comity than any other weekly newspaper the Democrat cd Vera the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aims to be your paper. Volume 47. I la co. Iso. Smethport pa., thursday february 8, 1923. Peh year. No. 6. According to testimony Hermit s will hearing this week g. A. Mayo receives j fractured Arm when car capsizes attorney juy h. Minyu stiff i t d us fracture of left forearm sunday morning a Luil a Sliuick Sedan owned by mrs. It. M. Cmillett am driven by s. D. Pierco turned Over front of the Anderson Carlson building on main Street. Or. I Erce escaped injury. A third occupant Iho vehicle or. Eugene Doyle of Tam qua pa., was not injured. The car was proceeding at u slow of Speed but struck in icy place on uie pavement and skidded in such a manner that the lie eth on one Side climbed a Snow Bank along the Street and Tho car toppled Over. Or. Mayo proceeded to Tho office of or. Robert Hamilton and that physic Ion reduced the fracture. The car was righted by. Those at slightly. I Latham bus gave route from Bradford to sinc to port completed the trip. The bus was not damaged. Juvenile band progressing the Smethport juvenile band con Case continued until March although possessing a Fortune of Dyer and despite the fact that was a deep Reader a philosopher of Bort and a Man of More than average intelligence in some respects the. Late John Magner preferred to live the life of a Hermit in indescribably filthy surrounding at his Ferrn in oif Cord hollow near Smethport actually Star ving his body with scant Illy prepared food h being necessary during his last illness to carry from his abode old Bones potato pairings and scraps of food and filth which had accumulated in piles on taif table Fml in cur ners and crevices by Bushel baskets full. These shocking facts have been brought out in testimony of wine sea i in the action brought by mrs p. Boyle mrs. W. Hoyle and w. Driscoll need cousins of the Recluse to annul the Magner will which bequeathed his Large estate to Rev. It. P. Donohue of St. Elizabeth s Catholic Church. Smethport Wagner s spiritual Media Tor which has been in Progress this the hearing of the Case Stai Tecl at the court House this Borough. Mon Day and attracted much interest Loc ally up until yesterday afternoon when the Case waa continued until March owing to the fact the judge a. E. Hirt of Erie who is the presiding Jurist was called Back to Erie to preside at the term of criminal court in Bis own county. Judge j. W. Bouton of the Mckean county courts presided at the prelim Inary deliberations monday but secured judge Hurt to preside during the balance of Tho Case that Jurist arriving in Smethport tuesday morning. An unusually Large number of wit Nesses have been subpoenaed by one Side or Tho other including neighbors friends professional and business men who knew and the Circum stances of Hla last i nebs. Tho taking of testimony started tuesday and Tho proceedings owing Sale it station to the importance of the Case have aroused much local interest the pcs j Sions having been largely attended. Magner died last november after an illness which followed a fall from an Apple tree on his farm last fall. Our ing his illness father Donohou and i father Nolan who has been his guest made regular trips to the Mangner farm and finally prevailed upon the Recluse to enter the county Home this Bor Ough As a part patient. His death occurred at that institution soon there after. Witnesses introduced by it. Dono Hue included c. O. Taylor superintendent of Tho county Homo and or. Burg Chadwick the attending physic Ian. The latter testified that had literally starved his body but expressed the opinion that the Recluse was sane. Death came tuesday after Long and plucky fight against great Odds military funeral to Morrow it Scania sinking five years j ago Man had thrilling experience fell. 5th, 1918. Lir trans port conveying Ai Sertean Shulii is to the fighting front in a i Isicc. Waa sunk by a Lennarie ult tile coast of Ireland it Ingu Iosh of Only big troop ship disaster America a differed during the Cecil Metzgar of Smethport wn.5 a member of Iho oth battalion engineers. Which organization was transported on Iho tuscan a. When thai explosion of the torpedo came Cecil one of those detailed to As Sist in the launching of the life Bolan and rafts. For several hours to work local Veteran passed away at his Claude m. Heinlein. Aged 26 years Icli of tar Hose thus local world War Veteran has lost his watched Tho last loaded boat Valient Light fur life. The Well known out of Bugh an american Des Troyer came alongside die sinking transport which was then Low in the to to Only slightly one Dav afternoon about o clock after took off those still on fender being Lent and the top torn illness from the effects of Ger j the destroyer had proceeded prison Gas Suft Rcd on the Light snort distance when the local tract Ert to the scene and was found Home on fist main Street tues according to figures Given to Borough Council monday night ing front in France. J tiie funeral will be at the i Man saw the tuscan a slide beneath passengers a Jolt j residence Friday afternoon at j anum. Cal e Waves. Several Hundred is were collected As a toll a Large bus of the Latham line en-1 the Rev. Arthur Cire son of of ruthless Hun tactics. Am the Ivre Thudis Birjis Covial Church o Lic them was Cecil s buddy a mar Murday night into a ditch at Blacktail Post american Lo-1 Young Man whose body Custer City and turned partly by the Smethport Kii nil. He Irish const sever against the Road Bank. Living the ins Lwi participate and the burial of la Ltd we i local world War hero will be with full to Marienville summer. But no one was injured. The open i military honors. Interment will be in j for lust pants of the vehicle severa.1 from Rose Hill cemetery. Smith if the door which was mondays survivors of the june i i in the battalion 2nth on the is motor Mechanic on j line i engineers held a reunion to co Mem Iris a lie saw sex Side. One of the company s other 29 1017. In no busses came out from Bradford and Tensive service in France his military overturned i being a splendid one Ami was wounded in action july 20, 1u1s. For some time he was confined to an army Hospital in France. Oil la s return to orate the 5th anniversary of the rus Cania. S King. Or. Meznar was unable to he present very much to his manager backup sell report smell porn d now electric Light nil your he Vlco is now becoming splendid source of Revenue. At Tho february meet Long of the Borough Council monday evening the report of Tho electric department allowed seven new were added to Iho Borough s list Kiel month. Tho number now paying fal ser vice Tola is a and a number of now Jno about to to installed. for january reached while the Borough s Bill from the key Mono Power corporation for electric Ity supplied our Complete Street lighting system was it a intimated that Tho Borough win nuptials St. Lukes Church wits the scene of 11 Invin Alful ceremony last tuesday noon when Mirabel Mccoy i Ruitu eldest daughter of or. And my. Orlo Jay Ilia Njeri of West main Street Smethport and Robert a i gel of Colville Wero United in mgr rage Tho Kev. W. A. Van Dyke rec Tor of St. Laiko b officiating. Tho Interior Tho Beautiful Church edifice was tastefully decorated with Palms ferns and Cut flow Era. Tho car Cudny was witnessed by about 300 Rol Alives Nind friends of the contract ing partier. Miss a in ii a attired in Whito Satin and wearing a bridal veil of tulle ornamented with Orange blossoms i charming Boldo. Her bridal bouquet White roses and lillies of Tho Val Ley. She waa Given in marriage by her father. Tho mild of Honor alias Hun Noli Hamlin Woro Orchid Chiffon and an at Tractive Black hot with Silver. She carried Pink roses and Orchid Sweet peas. Miss Draco Olmstead and miss Helen Louton were the brides maids and the. Beat Man waa Howard impel brother of Tho Groom. Donald Jov third of , Puni Hussey Lester Taylor and John Malcolm Wero u a Era. A reception at the United states he spent a Short tines to make splendid Progress and tire at a government sanitarium is bound to take its place As one of the South he returned Home but the leading musical organizations of this Section. The hand which was organized less than a year ago and waa directed by a h. Southwick up until his removal to j Ohnson b u re several w e Eka ago is Hoy being instructed by principal Stanley Bright of the Smethport Bor Ough schools who is on experienced Bondsman. Smethport residents should appreciate the efforts of prof. Right and his Youthful Bondsmen. New Latham bus station Munn s restaurant henceforth will be the recognized terminal station for his condition did not improve and last Winter was spent at the government sanitarium at1 it. Alto this state. When it became apparent that his health was not improving or. Heinlein returned to Smethport last Spring. He who compelled to take to Hiir bed 3ul" ing the summer but for a time appeared to improve and waa Able to get about but in the fall he. Wus compelled to. Seek his bed again and since that time his condition grew steadily worse. During his Long ill Ness Claude was a patient sufferer maintaining a cheerful Demeanour even when it became that his the Latham bus Unes. All packages l Lucky smuggle was a losing one. In not delivered on main Strem must he b Passone he barbarous methods of called for there. Tickets for Brad War Are introduced by the Hun claims Ford and intermediate Points Are onion other vice m lingering death and mrs. F. M Coy badly i countless Simi Kir costs exist thro Ujah out the land. Or. Was a of Buck Tail american run took an Active interest in the affairs of that when his health arc Patum in mrs. Fred Mac injured in it fall on in icy sidewalk near her Homo on so eel about o clock list Friday evening. I his Coin Radell. 1 1-0 keenly missed Liy he wrist also a member Woodmen and of the Smethport fire department. Of was an industrious Young Man of mrs. Mccoy was carried to her disposition who was popular with everyone. Where or. H. L. Mccoy and or. Rob Ert Hampton attended her injuries. It was found that mrs. Mccoy had suffered fractures of the left hip and the left wrist. Mrs. Mccoy is c8 years of age and the Many friends of this highly esteemed lady have Felt much concern regarding her condition. At the i Claude Martin Heinlein was born in the Democrat is indebted to Fiuty Mccoy. Head of the wartime local Council of National defense for com Rade Heinlein s Complete military rec Ord from the Complete archives of All Vicinity service men compiled and kept by him. The heirs who arc accompanied to Smethport by numerous relatives Al lege As basis of their Contention in sound Cha of mind of testator and exercise of undue influence. The heirs have introduced a Large number of witnesses who knew Magnor to prove their Contention. Attorneys John Mullin of Kane and continued on 1 Aue a Ceil. 3 Ime the Democrat k Oes to press How Keating township May 5, 1sos, son of Deer shipment for Ever mrs. Mccoy s condition is re or. And mrs. Martin w. Heinlein ported an being favourable with her when he was a Small child his parents chances for recovery considered Good moved to Smethport. In 191g or. Which will he cheering news to her Reinlein was United in marriage at acquaintances. Hex Elhorst to miss nyc Ella Robin Pon of. That town. To them born one daughter. Jane. Fifth or. Were veterans of the civil War. His wife and Dauchler Pomona Grange in Smethport yesterday Well attended a Niin Ilyf r of county Gran tors Deputy stale Gamo protector Hogarth informs if thai Iio were in attendance at the meeting of i Mckean cannily Timona held yesterday. Of flyers wore installed and i the up Lenrod which appeared in at week was car expects to receive a shipment in the Democrat 1 i ctr out. And parents the Young Man in survived by one brother Fred. The stricken fam ily have the sympathy of All in their bereavement. Prior to entering his country s ser vice or. Ilei loin Shari or Robinson goes after Reverson sheriff j. S. Robinson left tuesday for Harrisburg to secure requisition for c. L. Traverson in Pennsylvania for embezzlement. From Harrisburg sheriff Robinson will proceed to Springfield 111., where he will present his request for Reverson s extradition to the governor of Illinois a Riff pro Pevi to Chicago from which City lie we bring to Frierson Back to the county jail in Smethport to await trial. Treverton who was formerly a Wagon Man for the Kane. Branch of the of jewel Tea is charged with the embezzlement of Over from that company. Lie fled hut was recently arrested by the Chicago police the local charge. Reverson re fused to waive extradition formalities to be brought Back to Mcgonn county and recently was relented on Ball through Hareas Corpus now lie will he brought Hack in spite of his own desires in the Antler. Treat Roii has a wife and f run my in Poniti of the Clear after All electric expenses Havo been paid. C. Livic Kish. Who made electricity possible for Smethport and who re Luigi cd tie fryt of january re Borough electricity manager receiving grateful acknowledgement from i he Council members and his townsmen for ills untiring efforts in securing submitted a Complete report of the electrical department including an accurate inventory of every item of our splendid local system. Or. Backus made some recommendations no to Trio electric schedule and regulations which Wero adopted by the Council. As a result of electric Bills will hereafter to payable on the 16th instead of the 10th of the month. Tenants of rented apartment a Desir ing to install electric service mus hereafter make a Deposit to cover meter charges. The Powers of electricity superin continued on Pago 8, col. 1 Brido a parents followed Hie ceremony. Covers were Laid for Joo Tho color Schemo of the dining room Bong Pink and White. The Bride of thin Alliance a Ono of Rinot port s Best known Young ladle who was born and grew o Beautiful Young womanhood in this place where she is beloved by n wide Circle of acquaintances. She Wii educated. In he Srnel port schools graduated from St. Marys Hall Burlington n. J., and. Ater studied in now York. Her Many i keen a Antl real Talent plan isl. After i accomplishments include Deputy Miller in Smethport next week on income tax o. H. Miller of Bradford pa., Dep Uty collector of internal Revenue will boat the Hiraml Central Hole on feb. 13th to Tho 171h 10 help any taxpayer in making out or returns for Eldred Pool room owners released from jail Liori finl and Joe Flavin. Well known room prop Victory were the county Smethport tuesday night and returned Home their sentence of six months in jail having been reduced to thirty Days by judge Ron i on. Bernard Anil Slavin were arrested recently for operating gambling shot machines in their business places and on pleading guilty received the sentence which a precedent for treatment of such offences Bouton who is bound to Stop by judge the prac Tice of operating machines. And Trowern to will be held at sheep and Wood growers meeting and banquet in Smethport saturday Tho annual meeting of the sheep f Mckean coun Smethport court House. Saturday february 10, a 11.00 a. M Peter Mckenzie the scotch Slu Phr Ril Tif klatch will to the chief or. My ken7.ii. In a do Tibt one of the Best shepherds East of the Mississippi. A roast Lamb dinner will be served p. M. War vets after Community Hall the proposition of erecting a serv ice Man s club features of a Community building for local Public and indoor ath Letic events was the chief topic of discussion at Tho meeting of buckram Post. American monday no kit. The. Local Post members have ions considered the proposition of erecting n handsome building on main Street this Borough find every Veteran is favourable in the fact a Post fund of considerable size has been set aside for the building purpose. At monday night s meeting the feasibility of financing the building fund by issuing Bonds for the required amount was discussed but definite action was until Dale. Commander Osl Randor announced plans for a morn Pership drive for our local Post it monday night k meeting. It is the desire to make Post a one Hundred per cent. American unit. Follow no the meeting refreshments were served. Engaged in the i Monn s at Renth. Comr new Keystone Plant nearly ready Tik Larro factory for the manufacture of acetic acid which has bet a of Michigan wild Deer to to liberated his Licin j j in Tho state game preserve at lantern slides. Dinner and supper it. P. Dawson. A state col res Laurant bus it is Lyrl later opera i j bring your is the invt at Nilor for several months port. Talked on topics j Rte lip Sec la of the in Al farm Iii my. I Tho Lown of Wlch near Smethport. N twin future. A Carlond of of or Wero liberated in the new Norwich preserve i to ago and Honvo apparently built piled rapidly. The -.c-p-. More than replace the encroachment a made by Hunters in Tho local forests during Tho past two seasons. I j Woro served the members at the Hall by members of the Ioctl i Dotty Al Range. I the first Baptist Church Rev. S. A. Renicks pastor services on Inird s ony a. M. Land o clock. C p. M. Ali hic school 12 Fin to try Democrat Job printing. Wanted a the spirit of Kvin Lnor the a girl or Middle need woman a two resurrections the pastor will help care for three year old child. Illustrate Hig Sermon from a during Day and assist Wotli housework. T t i Largo Chart. Tuesday evening a lilo Small House Turco in family. Call _ Sil Lily thursday night Prayor i meeting. All Are invited. Fred Eberly much improved f Rcd Kab cry who was crush. 5 i Plant will Malifa about if can of irjary last m Ocrant is Rop Ortt a proved at Tho i Dent soil Leto Koy Mimo i hem lie in thu of a tract Crilly completed and Wuh Fon. Curr acetic arid by new process discovered by or. T. To being much Grid font hos scr. Cmunt it and Wilt re Volt finite that Lino of the. Chemical Industry Lar coslor Lins b in in Petal Sincu Jiru i for Sev Frol months past surf i Luton dip the a rec lion of Tho new Plant which is a costly one. The pen Socrat prints nil the news of the county. Six months for 1 Nrec lation of As a vocalist music and completing her education she entered Tho Hamlin Bank Trust co., of which her father o. Hamm in president and which Una established of her Grandfather As the House of Henry a Multi in 1803, Mckean county s oldest banking institution. She has taken an Active in Terest in her duties at that institution. Or. Who is ass elated with his Grandfather in Tho firm of s. H. Elder co., possessing Largi Oil and Gas interests in this Section is a Ftp Lendt Young Man who is Well known find has Many friends in the Oil country. Tho out of town guests were or. And mrs. S. H. Elder if Coleville or. And mrs. Paul Folger of Roches Ter. Or. And mrs. It. H. Soho of Bing Lamton. Rev. And mrs. Charles Mccoy of Williamsport mrs. 15. R. Baker of Trie mrs. M. Osterli Ruck of Buffalo or. And mrs. Arthur Mitchell of Erie. Or. And mrs. Herman Digel. Or. And mrs. Victor Dugel Tho Missos i Urcla. In Al Cleome , Helen cos Ello and a rank Hany nil of Snadford immediately after the reception or. Id mrs. Digel left by automobile for is Radford where thu a took lilo after noon for a honeymoon trip to new York cily at the conclusion of which the will Lake up their Reri Donco. On West main Street. Shot Hunter in Stead of game s i. K. Hogarth of Smethport. Trav Eling state Amo protector went to Butler pa., and Arre Sinei John Gnan of do Hois for violating a Section of the game code in wounding Harold Ira Shaw of it. Jewett mistaking lion for game while the two Wero Hunting in the Woods in the Vicinity of the nearby town nov. 6, last. Tails was the Only Hunting Accident n Mckean county last season. A Rad new was not seriously wounded. The state name commission is determined to put an pm to careless Hunting accidents and the Fame Laws my make like a looting of human be nos in mistake for game a serious offence. Nsnan gave bail for nip Caranci at Tho Fonn of criminal court in Smith port leh. C. The penalty for offences similar to that with which Gnan is charged is from one to three yearn imprisonment or from to United n marriage Raymond c. Yuhle of Rochester n. Y., and Christine Strachan of Uoch Tho now factory will be. Operated in Ester. N. Were United in Marri Aijo connection with lie Largo Quinn at Tho m. B. Parsonage. February chemical factory a Keystone. The Rev. Arthur Gregson offic Janeil

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