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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 27, 1927, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMckean Democrat volume 52. Rulilo Chhing oo., Kussell l.1nuslev, editor Smethport pa., thursday january 27, 1927. Terms-42.00 per year. No. 4 Cappelletti tired of life Hunt self rom beam when Bruno the 14-ye.t.-old son of or. And mrs. Lewis Graziano who conduct a boarding House no nearby Crosby w ent to a barn on the premises about o clock last saturday morning to do chores he found the dead body of elements Cappelletti a Boarder hanging from n Rafter. Cappelletti an employee of the Leinemann chemical Fri opry was last seen alive about Friday night. It is ice Llevad that the Man arose in the Middle of the night went to tiie learn and committed suicide. The Man had climbed into a Wagon from which he was Able o reach beam around which he securely tied one end of a sir up rope. The end he fashioned into a noose around his own neck and then jumped from the Wagon. His Eccl was broken and death. From indications was instantaneous. When the body was discovered the feet barely cleared the barn floor and chose who viewed the scene gained the first impression that Cappel Letell was standing erect gazing at the roof. Coroner h. C. of Bradford and county detective j. J. Allison of Smethport Wero immediately notified and proceeding to Crosby saturday Zno ruins investigated the suicide. The officers Learned that Etti had been drinking heavily Lor some time past and had Lieen acting two shabby stranger shows gift of High pressure salesmanship at Home it was. A Clear Case of suicide and Coroner Heffner save permission for the removal of ithe remains to Smith port and there being no relatives to claim it the. Body was placed in charge of c. O. Taylor county superintendent of poor for shipment to the state anatomical Board att Harrisburg. It is that Cappellotti in tended to set fire to the barn before hanging himself us it was found that he had placed a half Box of matches in his pocket before leaving the House Cappelletti a native of Italy was 4s years of age. He came to America five years groins straight to Crosby where he had since been employed at the Heinemann Chomica Plant. He has a wife and three children living in Italy. Prank Falle a Yard Boss at the chemical Plant is a brother in Law of the dead Man. Lie undoubtedly frayed the edges us it but he glided into o main Street business establishment und de posited a Silver halt Dollar on the counter purchasing 12 bars of soap a special offer that Day. Proceeding to uhe residential Section town the shabby stranger conducted a House to House and soon succeeded in Selling out his Stock of soap at a. Price of two cokes for ,25 in this manner to increased his original invest ment of 50 cents to 51.50. Which was adequate to procure food to warm his belly and to tide him on his Way. Clever what later that Day when a progressive Smethport business of the proprietors of the store where the shabby stronger had Purchase in the twelve bars of the Queen of his household casually remarked that she had that Day purchased from 3 stranger who looked As if he needed assistance two cakes of Fine soap for a Quarter. The p. S. B. M. Took one Alynce at hit was sufficient for recognition of units of his bars Jar. Offer of that Flay. The said p. S. B. M. Performed some rapid Menton mathematics but said not a word. He had Learned something new regarding High pressure a Ltd Mansilp. Free trip Cirl s father still insists she met with foul play it is reported that the Kun flux clan of Metchan county is raising a considerable fund five a private investigation into Tom death of Gwendolyn Jones Young Buffalo girl who shot and killed herself at a resort conducted by Alice Gray in Bradford december despite the fact that the Coroner s inquest grave a verdict of suicide Fol lowing the Jones girl s Deo the and till verdict was substantiated by facts re thorough investigation sealed by conducted by District attorney b. G i Potter and county detective j. J. Alli son of Smethport the Burns dete div Agency of Buffalo being t assist in the Ines station major h. B. Jones father of the dead girl who is a Buffalo religions worker insists thar his Dau Jacer was murdered. Cunard liner will transport Pennsylvania delegation a number of local world Yvor torans Are planning to participate 1n lie american legion return pilgrimage to France next fall. Among those have definitely signified their intention of engaging passage Are or. W. A. Osier Antor and family and Taylor. A num Ber of others Are planning to make the trip which will include i sojourn in Paris where the annual legion National convention will b held this year with Side trips 4o Points of the old Battle front where american troop terrible to Murat and to French cemeteries where american he roes sleep. A liner will he assigned Fonse of Pennsylvania be toxins making Jucht the trip Anil under Hie Union where Tranquillity is undo Kurb wet Anil dry cd Moi. Veter ans can enjoy the voyage Accad Dong to to Iii Indi Idun tastes. The entire Cosa of the finince trip hit at big author voices grief Over death of g. Dickinson the Democrat editor has received a letter from our Friend Henry w. Shoemaker author of numerous delightful books dealing with Pennsyl Vania and game and owner of the Khoona Tribune in which in voices his grief to learn of the passing of old Friend c. W. Dickinson old time big game humor Ami la is survivor of the famous civil Huck alls residing in . Or. Shoemaker encloses an ing editor enl regarding Deer Heads which appeared in a recent Issue of the Altoona Tribune. The Elier and editorial Are 71 , Xci York 1 january 21, 1027 or. K is full ii. Lindley Ayrshire association buys 2 Young bulls from College county agent p. Al. Grossman e. A Ennios a. J. Go Lllan ii. J. Rice and Smith Tho latter Pipit of last week from Harrisburg or where they wore in charge the exhibit of twelve purebred bulls of the Ayrshire Holston Jersey and Guernsey Bull associations of Moke an county a itch de at the state firm show in Fiat it might ,1 he of some interest to you especially Arlo King heavily of eff her t Rhu bios de to have been rth motive for her rash act letters told of her in Macy with several men in Buffalo and Bradford during her Way Ward Check ered Democrat free razor offer is popular the Democrat s sensational Auto strop safety razor offer announced last week is making a popular Appeal Tim razor outfits Are going fast and Shis office renders no sets to act at once. The offer will continue until the original Large consignment is exhausted. This is a Reg ular one Dollar Auto strop safety razor set consisting of razor and Blade in Plush lined Ait Metal Box. And a strop. The Auto strop is the aristocrat of safety razors and its excellent qualities need not be explained to readers. Death of mrs. J. W. Bouton Smethport residents were deeply grieved by news of the death of mrs. Julia Almena Bouton wife of judge and a highly revered and As i have rend to Many excellent in your paper concerning game conditions in your Section of Penn Sylvania. I have also written an cd toral on or. Dickinson s passing away i which i will Send you As soon is it appears in the Altoona Tribune. I certainly Felt shocked and Xvi Ovid to learn that daddy Dick is no More and we will All miss his genial presence greatly i irony afternoon. Mrs. Bouton s illness and been of longstanding. Two seasons spent at Southern Pines North Carolina and a sojourn last fall at the Springs. N. Y., sanitarium foiled to bring Hopr a for Relief in the beloved ind3 s condition. Enduring her sufferings with Strong nud sustained by the Sweet Christian patience which was so characteristic of her nature mrs. Bouton made a Brave uncomplaining Light against her distressing illness. Julia Almina Eastman was born in Ceres township the daughter of Luther and Sophia Ann in Stinni Pioneer residents of that Section August 21, 18go. Phe was United in marriage to streams reached flood stage As a result of the sudden and pronounced thaw of list week local creeks soon reached flood stage and overflowed their barks. Property adjacent to East Street near the East Smethport Bridge was inundated to considerable depth. In the Vicinity of Larabee the Allegheny River overflowed and the Flats at that place were covered with several feet of water. While the old Road bed was covered to considerable depth As in former years when it was absolutely danger Ous at flood seasons the elevated Grade of the new paved Highway remained High and dry above i i stage. Willie the razors Are Given absolutely free to All new subscribers to the Democrat on payment of the regular subscription Price of or year the offer is made primarily for the Benefit of present subscribers who Are invited to extend their present subscriptions one year in Advance the regular rate and receive f the Dollar razor sets free. Razors Are being mailed to any address with out to the recipients. Joseph by. Routon soon pelting her education in after the com Public schools. The Union was a delightful one. She was a sympathetic Loyal helpmate through her husband s note i worthy Chi Eor is n Young lawyer District attorney of Mckean county and Viter judge of Nick ran county and one of Penn Sylvanin s most mrs. Distinguished jurists. During Bouton a last illness kill. Flood broke leg in fall on stairs miss Alverda a Kane o clock following an illness of who and been caring s. J. Lung find intestinal infection. Funeral services were held yester Day Oft Rridon o clock at All saints Chapel East Smethport Ria. W. E. Van Dyke of St. Luke s Episco Al Church officiating1. Burial made in Rose Hill cometary. Was h. Carlson superintendent for qum icon and co., contractors on the Road Job spent Sun Day at Hin Home Here. C. K. Gregory undergoes operation in Bradford

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