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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 5, 1919, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume Xii. Co inc. Smethport Mckean county june 5, 1919. To Ohms i Elt yeah in Advance no. 23 Smethport wins prizes under Clear skies and typical mid summer temperature the Mckean Elk counties Volunteer firemen s Conven Tion was staged at port Allegany on tuesday wednesday and thursday of last week. The convention opened tuesday afternoon with a business session of the delegates at Wlinich it was decided to hold next year s convention at ring Way. In the evening a banquet was Given it the. Methodist Church for the Hose boys and returned sailors and soldiers. There were 54 of the ser vice boys present besides a Largo delegation of firemen representing the various companies of the two coun ties. Wednesday s begin with the firemen s Parade at in the afternoon. The formation was As Fol lows Marshall r. Holden. Uncle Sam and godess of Liberty. Convention committee. Port Allegany band. Returned soldiers and sailors. Star Hose company port Allegany. Smethport band. Smethport exempt Mern Bers. Smethport Hose company. It Jewett Hose company. Kane Hose company. Bradford Hose company. St. Marys Hose company. Camp fire girls. Port Allegany boy scouts. After the a prize Drill was held on the Square. Smethport Hose company to Kiing the prize of Smethport was also awarded the prize for being the largest company in line. It. Jewet company won the prize for being the Best appearing in line. The Ball game Between the elks team of Kane and port Alle was won by the elks by a. Score of 7 to 4. Pert Nan Ces Byais performer Ana trained horse and later in the evening a free dance was held at the auditorium. Thursday afternoon the elks base Ball team of Kane again won from port Allegany by a score of 7 to 2. A program of races was carried out and a band concert and free dance in the evening closed the convention. First Baptist Church Rev. Guy l. Margeton pastor prayer meeting thursday evening ,8 p. This is an hour when we come a. Side from our daily tasks and spend a Little time in prayer with the Al mighty. We need your presence. Let your pastor see you at the prayer meeting on. Thursday evening sunday services As follows sunday school a. Morning worship m. Subject the children s Friend let every1 child accept this invitation to lie present at this service. There will be something of interest for you at this hour. P. The children s exercises will be held at. This hour. Be present As your at will encourage them. Preceding the exercises the. Missionary Circle will present a review of their work. Acquaint yourself with this important department of our Church. Automobile tires Good Rich Silvertown Cord Penn Sylvania vacuum cup Mason or any Standard make of tire. Be for you buy a. Tire or tube of any make see our Stock and get our prices As we can save you Money. The largest and most Complete Stock to be found outside the cities. Tell us the make and size you de sire and we will quote you a Price that will save you Money. Let us hear from you. Dan Hodnett company. Eldred a. Adv. S-b-t-2. Cafeteria dinner the to. V. Harris Bible class will hold a cafeteria dinner in the base ment of the methodist Church Mon Day evening june 9, from 5 to 7 o clock. Everybody in voted adv it. Pie social the ladies of the m. E. Church will hold a pie social in the basement of the Church Friday evening june 6, at 8 o clock. Adv it Mckean Man dismissed in Erie court Erie. Pa., May dispatch of May 27 says charged with desertion by his wife and two children Edward k. Tanner a wealthy Bradford Oil producer was discharged by judge u. P. Rossiter yesterday afternoon on payment of the costs of the hearing. On the witness stand mrs. Tanner alleged that she had kept As Many As 18 boarders at one time after coming to brie and had done All the work herself in order to support herself and tiie two children who were present in the court room. She admitted that her husband had paid her Pend ing the settlement of the marital Dis Pute but maintained that he was Well Oft financially and Able to in re for the children. Fifty a month was the amount she chimed she needed to clothe and feed the two children. During the course of the hearing it developed that divorce proceedings had already been started in Mcclenn courts in which mrs. Tanner is accused of adultery. Considerable testimony was introduced by the attorneys to show the extent of Tanner s Oil holdings in the Vicinity of Bradford and his in come from them. When or. Tanner came to the stand he stated that he paid to his wife during the first three months after the charge of desertion was brought against him and that he had paid a month for the support of the children every month there after. In dismissing the Case judge Rossi Ter said that no default of payment had been shown and that in his Opin Ion a month was sufficient for the support of the children even though it was shown that Tanner was a. Millionaire. Kane coloured lad brought to county jail held to court in sum of on a charge of larceny. James Garrett a 13-year old col the june session of criminal court ices an unusual situation As result of trial of Jennie Larenzie charged with idling liquor without a License and on sundays. The Case the first of the Many liquor cases to come up for trial was called tuesday afternoon. Among the witnesses of the common wealth Are two foreign detectives from he Mcduff detective Agency of Pitts Jurg employed by the District attorney and the county of Moke an to con duct investigations. When one of the detectives James Demarko was placed Ort the stand attorney Claude Shattuck for the defense charged that in had been confined in the Western Penitentiary. Attorney Shattuck has n his Possession a Bertillion record if James Demarko bearing his photograph and stating that he was sentenced on february 10, 1906, to a term of eleven years in the Western Penitentiary at trial in tha Allegheny county courts for larceny robbery and entering a store building with in tent to commit felony therein. Detective Demarko was arrested Here for nonpayment of a Board Bill and waived hearing before jus Tice Gleason and placed on a bail which he furnished. The jury went out on the Betula liquor Case about 10 o clock wednes Day morning and upon return at in the afternoon gave no verdict As they could not agree. The jury was dismissed and it is understood that the Case Wilt be Nolle pressed. Ems built of Veyel Atto saturday juvenile department of the jail a wait court action on information entered by c. Weber state police charging the lad with the larceny of goods most of which was jewelry to the amount of Many coloured residents in the District where the Garrett lad lives complained that they have been numerous articles from their Homes from time to time. Among the stolen goods were two Small Diamond rings valued at about to a coloured Young lady. The Iril pleaded Quilty when Given a hearing before a Kane Justice saturday morn ing and was held to court in the sum of 300. To presented nearly every thing that had been stolen. Methodist episcopal Church the Rev. Robert Ross Shannon of biblical Institute Evan Toni iii., is expected to occupy the pulpit on sunday. In the event of his not be ing Able to be with us the pastor will preach in the morning on the subject the enlistment of the even ing subject will be the Junior Epworth league has put our Church on the methodist map. The Centenary bulletin published in the interests of the Centenary movement contained a glowing account of the children s Effort to raise to establish a Community Center in India. That will give them a building that would Cost to build in America. The pastor is hoping that some Young life will Volunteer for Christian service in Heathen lands and thus be the first to go from our Church on that Christ like Mission. Norman Hagg miss Julia Hagg daughter of or. And mrs. J. A. Hogg of Birch Grove. Pa., was United in marriage thursday May 29. 1919 to or. Ralph g. Norman of Smethport. The ceremony was held at the Home of the Bride at Birch Grove Rev. Emil g. Winstedt officiating. Bride was attended by her Sis Ter miss Esther Hagg and or. Seth Norman a Cousin of the bridegroom acted a Best Man. The Bride wore a Duchess veil and a gown of White Satin and wore a bouquet of White roses and lilies of the Valley. After the ceremony an elegant wed Ding dinner wan served. Or. And mrs. Norman left immediately for a honeymoon trip and will then reside at Smethport. Detective witness in Betula liquor Case charged with term in the Penitentiary As result of information revealed by attorney Claude Shattuck Bradford liquor cases Are Nolle pressed and jury disagrees on Betula Case after six hours Demarko arrested Here for nonpayment of Board Bill. Calendared for trial were Nolle published every thursday. The my Kean Democrat Smethport a. Regular term of criminal court con ened in the county court House at 2 o clock monday afternoon with Hon. Joseph w. Bouton presiding. William p. Walsh of Smethport was appointed Foreman of the grand jury and Wil Liam h. Morrison was appointed court crier As substitute for crier a. W. Colegrove who is very ill. Clinton v. Clark who has but recently returned from France where he served with company a 112th u. S. Infantry and Samuel Plkington were named As tip Staves to palce the regular incumbents who were unable to of pres ent. Following judge Bouton s charge to the grand jury motions were heard. When the constables of the county came Forward to make their returns judge Bouton gave them a vigorous castigation for failure to return town ship supervisors who Are totally neg neglecting repairs to highways. The court said that because the state had nominally taken Over certain High ways with the announced intention of repairing or rebuilding them that the supervision of the township officials had not in any manner been in Rcd. Specific mention was made of the Road along Cole Creek to Hodel and hew of the Road to Vinckus of the route through Davis and Simpson to Minard run and on toward Bradford ind of the it. Lewett and Kane High Way. The duty of the constables to report these dereliction upon the part of township officials was made Plain and they were told that if they Fri Perl 1 the next term of court to include til these matters in their returns they would be egg pulled to do so. There is also much talk concerning the probable disposition of numerous charging violation of the liquor Laws. The bringing into Mckenn county of detectives to locate Viola tors is a phase of the question that s receiving much attention. At 4 p. Memorial exercises for the Inte John Forest. W. J. Miliken and William p. Weston. Members of the bar began. Guy u. Mayo presented the resolutions for or. Forrest Hon. R. B. Stone those for or. Miliken and Fred d. Gallup those for. Weston. Appropriate remarks were made by the gentlemen presenting the resolutions and also by f. P. Schoonmaker e. L. Keenan h. A Berkhouse and Claude w. Shattuck. Judge Bouton made suitable closing remarks and adjourned court until 9 o clock tuesday morn ing. Srul liken memorial. Hela Ilvo to w. J. Mill Ken the Fol lowing report wan presented the committee of the Mckean county bar appointed upon announce ment of the Daili of the Lale w. J. Mulliken would respectfully re con Menil the j adoption of the follow ing memorial entry lit was born Slih a mind seeking knowledge in wide Fields easily a in commanding it whenever the need arose. He could clothe his thought in filling language and Utler it with eloquence. He was an orator of unusual . He had rare knowl Edge of fundamental Legal principles and much facility and precision in their application. He was not How Ever argumentative nor was he fond of the contest incident to the trial of cases. He wrote with fluency. His mind was much occupied with son Hucal topics and treatises and none appeared too profound for his mental grasp. He had som e aptitude for poli tics but was never reconciled to de feat. He was sensitive to Rebuff or failure and in his later Days shrank from exposure to either. He was delightful in reminiscence and an in Story Teller. In his proffes signal relations he was always exemplary and had the unqualified re Spect and Confidence of the court the bar anal Tho client. As these relations by voluntary Roelln quash ment nothing was permitted to sup Plant them. Withdrawing from tha act i be practice. Of his profession i tolerates to rival hence his work was ended. When death he had met it half Way. He had fallen o. Sleep in his chair and was the sleep that knows no waking. Bufus b. Stone William e. Burdick William Wallace Brown. Sheridan Gorton. Committee. In tuesday s court the Case of Tho Commonwealth is. Cleo Kellen As Sault and Battery and surety of the peace was heard. The verdict was not the prosecutor to pay half the costs and the defendant to pay half. Green pleaded guilty lot Arceny and was placed on probation for one year in charge of miss mar Ory Gunn of Bradford. Leo Mangon charged with larceny was tried and found not guilty of the charge of the larceny of a suit of clothes. The county will pay the Cost i. In the Case of the commonwealths. Emory Vincent surety of the peace the defend nil was discharged s there was no evidence. Clayton Burdick. Charged with non support of his child was ordered to ivc a Bond of and to pay his wife is a week for the support of the child. The Bond was Given. The actions against Frank Storey and Battery and Bill Paton indicted for assault and Battery and burglary and larceny were continued until next term. Paton furnished in the sum of Bernard Burlone charged with sure to of the Pence by Mike Napolitan was discharged and the costs placed on the prosecutor. Ceo. L. Dennis who alleged to be guilty of surety of the peace was Lis charged upon granting of a motion to quash the indictment. The assault and buttery action a against Martin Bush Nolle pressed. Four boys who were on probation n connection with Tho appropriation f in automobile were discharged the Gam jury returned True Hills n the cases of Thomas Harlow Lar Ceny Margaret Dicillo murder Chas. In Plato. Furnishing cig Tretts to minors and s. B. Greatsinger pointing firearms. Jake Vennard who pleaded guilty to conducting a punch Board after having been indicted by the grand jury was fined and costs. Murder Case on Calendar. There is one capital Case on the Calendar for. This session of criminal court originating in Kane the Mur Der charge against Margaret Dicello Kane girl who claims to mothers Day letter from Leut. Earl Burdick St. Alg non France Miry 7. 1910. Mother dear next sunday is mothers Day and should have written your mothers Day letter before but it came before was ready for it. Last year 1 was Nilong on the Ocean on mothers Day. Sunday 1 expect to speak to the boys. Mother dear my heart aches for tonight and i wish i could be ionic to Tell you How much i care or you and what you have so unselfishly done for me All my life. You Ere kind when i did had than git. You Verc tender when i Waelcli you work Eit fume that i mtg it play you went without that t might have you stayed in Home that 1 might go. Of you vere All things to me that i might Avo nil things that were for my Well being if 1 Ever Ocoine anything or Nikko of my self anything 11 will be because of your generous Ife that has done 11. Of i recall Tho times 1 pained you and the limes when you let us boys in Tho House Winter Days and we promised to sweep up Tho shavings or clean up Tho room but soon we forgot our promises and were out somewhere else and you cleaned up the litter. No other Mother could have filled you place. 1 Don t know what we would have done if you had icon taken away from us. Of course we never appreciate what one docs for us until we get older. But with All my heart i thank god that you Are my Mother. We find no fault in you As our Mother since we no All human and 1 Trust Tho time will Oon come when Lea n be doing for you instead of you work ing for me. I am going to write you another mothers letter soon. It May be Sun Day night after 1 am thru preaching la the boys. But i want to get this one travelling in the mails tomorrow. Are very warm Here. Thir i much earlier Here. May god bless and keep you till see you again at least. And Imay the remaining years be years of Joy and rest. With All my heart s love from your Loving son if i were hanged on the highest Hill Mother o mine of Mother o Elnel r know whose love would follow a still Mother o mine o1 Mother o mine f i were drowned in the deepest sea Mother o mine of Mother o mine i know whose tears would come Down to me Mother o mine o Mother o mine if i were damned of body and soul i know whose prayers would make to whole Mother o mine. O Mother o mine Rudyard Kipling. Auto for Sale four Cylinder. Five passenger Sturte Baker touring car in Good a Ning order full electrical equipment and tires in fairly Good condition. Price Backus Novelty co. Adv. 6-St-f. Cohen Curran the bans of Matrimony of miss Jen Nie Curran daughter of or. And mrs. P. S. Curran and Raymond Cohen of St. Marys were rend sunday morning in St. Elizabeth s Church. Have shot Ami killed Tony ii ecco Jan uary 1 of this year in defense of her Honor is continued from the inst ses Sion. N o change in Tho status of the Ca so is known so that no Tori it the present term is Uncertain. The Pron witness. Angillo Dicello. The girl s father is still missing having fled the night of the murder which was committed in Tho family Home on we Moro . Reports have been current that the dirello girl has changed the Story that she told immediately following the crime hut there is no Confirma Tion of the rumours. According to mar Caret Dicello she shot Tony Greece when he came to her Home resuming annoying attention and making improper advances her Story accounts for Only two bullets while there were four wounds in Greece s head. Two of the bullets were steel jacketed and two were Lead. That they were of Dif Ferent Caliper also proved conclusively that two guns were used though Only two shots Are accounted for by the girl s Story and she says she fired them herbs of. tribute to War dead with u world War but six months net leaving a deep impression up a he hearts of All citizens whether they Ost loved ones in Battle or not Smith Ort paid High tribute to its dead he Oes of All wars with an impress Leo memorial Day program can led out under excellent weather conditions. A Parade formed at Tho court House t p. M., with Captain p. S. Cross nun of the Homo guards acting As marshal. Then Como the Allied band of Trio civil War in Automo is overseas men service men in his Coli i a the Home Iii mrs and a u leg Ailon from the High school. Lieutenant e. Jurdon Potter was resident of the Day. try Lenl at he cemetery Tho exercises opened Vith an invocation by Rev. Guy Large on of the first Baptist Church exercises by Tho g. A. De and upon conclusion the overseas soldiers fired three volleys Over Tho raves and bugler Alfred d. Bush rounded taps. At the grave of Keith Ratt the Only service son Laid to est in the local cemetery As a re sult of Tho world War Flowers Wero strewn Over the grave and tribute was paid to All Mckean county s world War dead each name being read. Rev. Arthur Gregson delivered an oration bearing on Tho growth of Freedom in he nation from its infancy to its present Standard. The. Smethport Jand and a male chorus rendered Sev eral appreciable selections. Exercises it Tho cemetery closed with America and the Parade returned to the court House about 6 o clock and disbanded. Good jobs in service Washington d. C., june 4, Are you a Dos changed Soldier Sailor or Marine or other citizen looking for a Job see the sep rotary of the local civil service the United states civil commission announces that which must be i he d Are scouring in the vast civilian Force of the government and that at his time examinations of not less than 125 Dif forent kinds Are. Most of them to women a Post Tonia cover All grades routine work to the highest technical and scientific positions. And bookkeepers Are. Especially heed id. Many of the positions carry Good salaries such As the following Cost accountants ear. Office managers to a ear. Mining accountants to l year. Superintendent heat treatment naval ordnance Plant a year assistant designing Engineer naval Ortance Plant a Day. Assistant in charge of Eoll Chemi Cal investigations department of agriculture a year. For these High Grade course special training and expert is required. Any if the civil service commission la re parcel to furnish full information concerning these and other positions. Contract let for route no. 96, from Smethport to Rew City. The state Highway department at has announced award no of the contract for building Tel of reinforced Concrete Road on out no. 96. Through Otto Foster and Keal eng township a. Mckean county1, o Warren Moore company Phila Delphia at or at the approx mate rate of per mile. Tha Oad extends ten Miles from Smith port to Rew City. W. To u. Lecture mrs. Mary Harris Armour a a ional w. T. U. Lecturer will speak n Smethport sunday june 22. The lace and hour will be announced at i later Date. All unions in the county to invited. A cordial invitation is extended to All. Don t fall o hear this lecture. Swedish Mission Church Rev. Emil g. Winstedt will preach Icet sunday at the swedish Mission Church. The services will be at a. And p. Special singing will be rendered at both the morn no and evening services. A Are cordially invited

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