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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - March 23, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania Week into More Homes in Mckean county than any Othet weekly newspaper demo the Democrat the entire news Field of Mcke Kri it alms to be your paper. Volume 46. De Houat i us Lishing co to. Publi1hbk8 Smethport pa., thursday March 23, 1922. Per year. No. 12. Once famous Dies alone body of mrs. Kate Baker found at her Home near Lar Abee had been dead several Days was a noted writer was 80 years of age lived near Larabee for 30 years cold in death the body of mrs. Kate Baker in her Dameone of the nation s most noted women writers was found by neighbors who entered her Home near Larabee last thursday after the aged lady had been missed for several i Days. She had been for several Days. It would be fascinating even Tho sad to Peen Back through the curtains of mrs. Baker s Long life of eighty years. It would refute the claim of Robert Ingerson cheers for the living tears for the a Beautiful vivacious highly gifted Young woman mrs. Baiter is the Trofe and helpmate of a gentleman who was one of the most eminent artists of his generation moved among the greatest literary musical and artistic geniuses of a Day which produced some exceptional geniuses along those lines of culture in new York City for a number of years. Most of these celebrities Ehe knew and classed As her friends she was one with them. Mrs. Baker s was a constant contributor to leading periodicals of the nation in those Days and her Brilliant pen moved millions of readers. Then come sorrow into her life sorrow which teas closely looked within her own i heart. She returned to this Section and took up her residence near the Little Hamlet of where the remaining years of her life were spent up to the time of her lonely death. After coming to this Section her contributions for Public print became less and less frequent arid it has been Many years since Hen writings ceased. Bliefe is Little question that Only the living being of Kate Baker passed heart and Genius dry agents in Kane raids county detective Jack Allison who went to Kane last week and staged a series of booze raids on tuesday brought three of the alleged Boon paddlers to Smethport and lodged them in the county jail Here to await ithe next criminal court. The prisoners were held under bail at hearings in Kane but could not secure Bonds. Tho men Are Russell and Alfred sheets Brothers aged 16 and 18 years and Andy Orichowski. The boys bail was Sot at and Orichowski s at Tho government dry agents who made the investigations in Kane after locating the stills and bootleggers continued on their Way to Erie with the intention of returning later and Fol lowing up with prosecutions but the county authorities decided the proper procedure was to act at once before a general hibernation of bootleggers took place. As a result Only one escaped arrest. Kane Republican the hearing of Leo Paugh before Justice Emily stinger the defendant being charged with Selling intoxicating liquor it transpired that William pass Tho Only witness the common wealth produced is to be arrested today upon a charge the nature of which was not disclose he and a he Given a hearing this afternoon. Paugh was represented by counsel who announced thai chief Fowler was in Possession of a warrant for the arrest of pass. Wil Liam pass in the various cases which have been aired during the past few Days has been one of the chief wit Nesses produced by the Commonwealth Paugh was held under bail which was furnished by a Bondsman. Following the raid of the Federal prohibition agents in this City Friday when a party of nine of them invest gated numerous places suspected o carrying on illegal liquor making an Tho county authorities took former local resident indicted. Now York March Amer ican window Glass co., of Pittsburg the Johnson brokerage co., a Penn Sylvania corporation More than 100 Glass manufacturers and Heads f three labor unions in the Industry vere indicted by Tho Federal grand Ury today for violations of the Sher Man anti Trust Law., the indictment takes the place of filed november 28 in which the Ohnson brokerage co. Was named the principal defendant but which was even rely quashed by the Federal court or Lack of jurisdiction. The labor men who Are charged n the indictment with aiding the Man fact users in limiting Tho Supply of window Glass thereby keeping up irlies Are Joseph m. Newnan former Iren ident of the National window Globe cutters and flaw Eners protect Ivo association and w. A. Andorfer resident of the window Glass Cut Many years ago. soon thereat Are forgotten that with great difficulty that the. Democrat gathered any particulars concerning mrs. Baker. The present generation is uninformed of or forgotten Hen work in common has with District attorney Satu toy the e. G. Potter an the work and Genius of other celeb i her Day. Perhaps rods fitting that the real Kate Baker Biassed away that Brilliant Era and did not enter upon a new period in which the Fine culture of her splendid Days would be entirely foreign among the j azz and Disord of an efficiency regulated and perpetually bored race of Nincompoop. The Eldred Baglo of last Friday says mrs. Kate Baker who has lived alone on her farm about n mile above Lara Bee was found dead in her House yesterday afternoon. She had been dead for several Days. Deceased was a Well known character of this Section where had resided for Over 30 years. Yesterday Marshall Carpenter who owns the farm adjoining Here was out cutting Wood. He had been in the habit of helping her out with a Eric apply and seeing no smoke coming the Chimney at her House he Over to see if there was anything wrong. Receiving no response to his to sue posted something to be the matter so went Over to Joe Brooder s nearby and with him and Haynes returned and gained Entrance to the they found Tho body of mrs. Baker lying on the Couoh used As a bed. The body was Frozen. The authorities notified and the body was removed to undertaking rooms hone. A week ago tuesday or. Carpenter had seen her and she then complained of not feeling Well. An order of Gro Ceries she usually ordering a week or two Supply at a time were on the table. A loaf of bread had but a slice or two Cut off. As these goods were delivered Over a week ago it is prob Able that she had been dead nearly r week before being discovered. Deceased was probably about 80 years of age. She was a Well educated woman and contributed Many written articles to magazines. But she had evidently met with some disappointment in he that caused her to seclude herself As she did. She is survived by two Brothers Dan and Thomas Baker of it. Jewett and two Sisters whose names could not be Learned. County detective a Jallison came t Kane and directed the arrest of bub petted persons. The result is that fully p. Dozen War rants were issued and resultant proceeding have kept local officials Busy the Federal agents who were led by c c. Gregg John a. King and William Bowen came Here from Pittsburgh a the instigation of a citizens Connitt Fri of Kane As a part of the Law enforce ment league s activities. They made a flying investigation Here being in a hurry to proceed to Ert where they pulled off a big raid Friday night. They made no arrests in Kane with the consequence that several of the suspected violators upon whom Evi Dence had been secured bad plenty of time to. Get away. Ers and America. Flattener association of or. W. A. Andorfer head of the Glass cutters and Natte Nens Union for Many years was a. Highly respected resident of Smethport working at his Nade Here and for some time engaged in the grocery business indictment against port Allegany firm new York March Amerl can window Glass company of Pitts Jurg the Johnson brokerage com any a Pennsylvania corporation More than one Hundred window Glass manufacturers and Heads of three labor unions in the Industry were indicted by to Federal git ind jury today for Vio lation of who Sherman anti Trust Law the Pennsylvania corporations named in the indictments include Allegheny window Glass company por Allegany a. Eldred window Glass company and Elk run window Glaes company Punxsutawney Reliance window Glass manufacturing company Dubois a. Local Veteran operated upon in Philadelphia. Claude Heinlein local world War vet eran who has been receiving treatment at the it. Alto pa., sanitarium for some time past underwent an opera Tion for the removal of his tonsils in Philadelphia several Days ago and has failed to rally from the effects As Weil As would to wished. Or. Heinlein is at present at the Penn hotel Chia Myerburg pa., where his Mother mrs. M. C. Heinlein and brother Fred Heinlein of this Bor. Ough were summoned last thursday Llis condition has such a to cause his Many friends much anxiety. Claude was badly gassed at the Bat the of the mame and has never fully re covered from the effects. His Many friends Hope to hear tidings of improvement of his condition. Passes his 100 birthday on thursday March the Home of his daughter mrs. James Parker at Coryville or. Orin p. Crandall eel berated his one Hundredth birthday in presence of relative and friends among the Frue ets were a son or Eugene Crandall and wife of Buffalo n t. Or. Arid mrs Frank Foote of Olean n. ,y., the a daughter. Juji and Parker Cory Vine or. Gene Cooper of porn mrs. Maria Rice of a daughter arid two sons mesters Cranda of Bradford and Edward Crandall of Sheffield were unable to be present Crandall in spite of his advanced age is Active and in Good health he can relate Many interesting events especially those of his Early and Middle life. Of this occasion he polio of wit Nessing the remarkable failing of Stan in 1834, also of voting for his first pres ident Janes k. Polk. One of the features of the Day a a Shower of port cards which to was Able to read and enjoy. Or. Crandall in Tioga co during James Monroe s administration Whon one considers that our new re pubic extending As far West As the Mississippi at that time had just Ach eved a sound financial basis for thirst time and that we were entering upon our first season of Rea Prosper to it is interesting to note the wonder us changes which have taken place in our country during this one lifetime. Foreigners with guns. Travelling state game protector l. K. Hogarth of Smethport and county game protector cart Benson of it. Jewett journeyed to Crosby tuesday and arrested a foreigner for having a gun in his Possession contrary to the jaws of the Commonwealth. The authorities confiscated the gun and the alien was assessed a Fine of which was paid. After the proceedings the prisoner expressed his opinion that this is a poor country to Hunt in anyway. Infant son dead. William the four months infant son of or. And mrs. Arthur noes of this Borough died suddenly while with his Mother on a visit to her parents or. And mrs. S. Britt an of Backus on wednesday of last week. The funeral was held at the Ness Home in this Borough last Hill Friday. Interment cemetery. Was in Rose presented first papers. At an americanization meeting under Tho auspices of the women s literary club of Bradford monday night prothonotary b. F. of Srnel Nort was present and prison Trad shop papers to n of ton aliens. Pack of Timber wolves. Knee Republican there is a Situa Tion developing in Kane that May cause some anxiety to sportsmen game authorities and Farmers in this Section of the state in the presence of a pack of seven Timber wolves said to be the privately owned pack of Ani Mals in the United states Liat apparently is thriving within the boundaries of the Community. The wolves Are owned by or. E. H. Mccleery who re sides near the Northern line of the City. His property adjoins Woodland and the animals Aro kept in a. Strong enclosure which allows them considerable Liberty the genuine Timber Wolf is becoming scarce in 1hi.s country and Blo ogints express of their becoming extinct a Short time ago or. Mcleery obtained four Wolf puppies from the Montana biological to Partum it. According to to their owner wolves Are As Tamo As nil no Illish Borough Council authorizes issuing in Bonds would pave streets at an adjourned meeting of the Bor ugh Council monday evening at which were present councilmen Hungerford Lindholm Abbey Karlen Nellis and Shattuck ordinance no. 106 was passed authorizing the issuing if Bonds aggregating voted by the taxpayers for the electrification of Smith port. Plans were outlined to expedite he Early realization of electric Light and Power for Smethport by wishes to acknowledge Tho generous help of Tho people of Smethport in support of the club. The canopus club and the travellers club have made splendid gifts As organizations besides individual gifts. The club expects to have its formal opening Friday evening april 7 and is making strenuous efforts to make the occasion a notable one. Following a the list of those who have made Tho club possible. Supporting members. Mrs. Eugenia Hamlin miss c. A Day or. C. Comes mrs. C. D. Comos mrs. Burg Chadwick or. F. W. Spec lit or. W. A. Brownell or. L. T. Black Hallstrom Bros. Or. W. H. Gallup or. Chas. Masser mrs. Ruth f. Greene miss c. M. Bos Worth miss Emma Tretton in Henry Rice or. O. J. Hamlin or. Scott Redfield miss Leon Ore Lemonner or. C. W. Lil Bridga or. J. C. Backus. Or. J. J. Johnston or. Charles my Kean or. James Mckean mrs. Henry Hamlin or. L. E. Munn or. H. H. Sasse or. William Farnham or. Robert Hamilton. Or. John Lindholm or. Sand Ford Fry or. R. K. Kessler or. T. H. Morrison or. A. H. Bengs or. R. K. Kessler or. Mrs. John Forrest mrs. Holcomb mrs. S. I ight mrs. H. H. Redfield mrs. A. H. Robinson Ward c. Guncheon jr., miss Mary Mccabe mrs. Mary a. Backus or c. L. Long or t. H. Pur tie or. R. P. Yerdon . A. Hovis or. Al Hyatt or. J. B. Eastman or. Thomas Camp or. J. B. Orlatt or. J. A Butzer. Or. J. A. Nellis or. H. Denning mrs. G. H. Denning or. John Hull most w. H. Gallup mra. Spinoff be. Mrs. J. C. Backus Rev. W. E. Vandyke or. Oriiz Mayo judge bout on or. E. H. Drake or. L. K. Hogarth or. B. F. Starsky Claranett Creamery my. E. H. Botsford or. Russell limbs la a or. Raymond Day Frnnk Punchar of Olean spent Siml in with her lorents. Or. mrs. Jim. H. A. Ellsworth or. oco. If Rritt. I continued on 8, col. 1.

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