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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - October 28, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Widely read largest paid r circulation Mckean county. A live growing county news paper with a Mission volume Xiv t co. Smethport a thursday oct Oder. 28, 1920. I year. No. 44. Murdered believed to be Herbert Smith body was buried by woman As her son who later appears j local boy scouts . By state a to relics for great work i fighting Forest fires. I r. Lynn i Iii Mph Cudei sport. District Slat Fure Stei who is charge i of the Hod jacket stale Forest me i i Fri and Potter counties was it last week and personally thieves a bad Trio of to no of till Trio mid More ure Samv to Are session Smethport j Rome Ullum t ii i called or. A. 14. . Stole h h. Red Fiolli s master of the a up of boy scouts j now jail Here Cap sheaf of thrilling Devi of poems i follow j i Moreno a companion name unknown who divides is Lime i Between Jamestown and Salamanca i both cities directors association also session. Fine evening attractions.250 Here. If the theory of the Erie police proves Correct tiie adventurous Ca reer of Herbert Smith erstwhile boy Bandit and world War hero who was convicted at the late term of criminal court Here of malicious desertion of his English War Bride and two Small children a full account of his exploits being published last week s Democrat has been finished off with a Cap sheaf of grim tragedy. Tae Young Man s Mother who resides Crosby has been summoned to Erie to identify the body of a murdered Lim for the work of is j last Spring Lead to other . Local scouts responded to culls to , a i Tun car was left ring they had received com a a Hulln bar Lyhl stole a car Forest Wyllo Gre now my locked j Jamestown Ami drove it As far As the Mckean county jail whore the vehicle broke or i Merick informed or. Livermore port to await trial at the next term of Down and was deserted. The three Rynn Sekania is to to Only to local scouts criminal charge j forded a freight train at Stambur the authorities Riovo they have and to Home to r Mer any state Forest preserve they i choose furthermore that the Emilj Smethport proved stolen from the fire House. The downfall of latter part of last week the Trio visit Jamestown Beaker Sedan belonging to Hon. H. H. J Warren. Knee and .lonnsonh.irg. Johnsonburg Moreno it is said i it Loose Luri Uei Tenil Man whom Tho authorities of with Telmage and the criminals when they stole a stud de , City believe to be her son. The Mother j they need left this wednesday morning for i _. cd substantial rec from the garage Back of his while the local authorities do by the of spleen West main Home Early tipped off by a Friend As Een of a very helpful nature. Or. F. D. Slut of Dayton Ohio or i Cut of Tate ainu. Us Dir 01aic Niue i made when the garage was opened saturday morning. The enrage had been entered through a window which a. Llama prlel1 0npn r been charge of Marmon touring car and the. Study Way District. M. A. Lynch District state Highway As were fairly intact. A paper was found i ocal since Smethport was j Baker Sedan were the garage Tho Corpse which bore the name of j of the 10th District it developed after their arrest the ii. the Smethport j o Mckean Potter robbers owing to Moreno Tho Leader ties and the Man s family were not Jonil e11. Has tendered his being unfamiliar with the driving nation to Toko effect november 1st. Mechanism of the Marmon selected r Lynch s action was taken after the Sedan and boldly drove it from the decision to accept a responsible garage and away. Or. And mrs. Red and More lucrative offer to become i Field and a party of ladies had return of the executive staff of the de Home the Sedan shortly after have some Fine cars arriving Smethport about 1 p. M. The party drove up and Down the deserted length of main Street several times to get the Lay of the land finally parking the Nash upper King by. Laze aka remained the to and Moreno and continued Page 2, col. 1 a fled at that time. However county detective Jack Allison informs the Democrat the description Given by has Tho Krie police did not tally any with that of Smith. About that time Erie woman identified the re. Is those of a missing son of tiers and claimed the body which i was Given Christian burial. Last week the son supposedly dead and buried returned Home the flesh and the Kyle Mother promptly informed the Erie police of the mistake that had been made. The authorities exhumed Tho body of the murdered Man and went Back to the original theory that the murdered Man was really Herbert Smith and summoned the Mother to brie to determine whether the body that of her son. Herbert Smith has led a career violence is no stranger. Starting out a a Mere boy by stealing a horse and buggy from e. W Jones of Smith canopus club will banquet. Of the Smethport canopus club and their ladies will banquet it methodist Church basement next monday evening. elaborate menu one of the Foremost instructors Tho country. He has fully sustained these favourable Advance notices and i portions of the program Are keenly enjoyed by Institute attendants. Monday night at the court hous prof. Driver spoke loan Apple Clatis audience Rural school Consol tuesday night the gondoliers Clever company of instrumental la gave enjoyable concert at the l Kohler construction company Phil. Midnight from the Redfield cottage Moncla evening. elaborate menu Adelphia. V App s.61 since coming to Brev his i _. I not for St. Christopher s Guild of St. England part of the present year or. Lynch not Only perfected a splendid working organization at office Headquarters but has gotten the work of the District Well under Way several Hundred Miles of Highway now being under course of construction and the surveying work Well along. He has worked indefatigably and is a capable official who will be a loss to the department. During their residence Smethport or. And mrs. Have become prominently identified with the social life of the town and wide Circle of friends deeply regret their decision port and later robbing a Drunken woodsmen he later escaped from the House of correction to which he was Bent by rowing out Laie brie und boarding a Barge which was being towed to Cleveland making his escape. At the age of 15 years he enlisted the it. S. Army saw service the Border deserted wandered a. Trackless mexican desert joined Pancho Villa s forces after More thrilling experiences a gain deserted made Bis Way to Gal Veston Texas. that City he stowed away a tramp freighter arrive or. Lynch e successor has not yet been announced by the Highway de ing England the Early Days of unmal.kc.-nh1c. Potato spraying profitable Mckean county. The potatoes were dug two Fields of the six which were sprayed of potato blight around Kane. These Fields showed increased profit be acre of from s75 to j100. The potatoes the Glott Farr which were uns prayed yielded 27 bushels per acre of which 27% wer or St. Christopher s Guild of St. Cuke s Church the result of their la ors a Quantity of Fine needlework and some silverware valued at eing left a Basket the car when t was placed the garage for the tight. The robbers drove away with his. Together with four Robes. alarm was promptly Given and through the inia Tive of Guy Mccoy getting touch with Jack Allison county detective who had spent the night Bradford messages convey no a full description of the stolen car were despatched to the police of 30 cities and towns Northwestern new York and southwestern Pennsylvania. A number of local cars started scour no the roads out of Smethport for a considerable radius. West King Street standing along Side the Road was found a Nash tour ing car abandoned by the robbers this vehicle was towed to the Smith port garage where investigation Dis closed the fact that the storage Bat Tery was exhausted the fan and Generator Belt broken. The car bore every evidence of hard driving. Inside cum. Owing to the act that Glenn Fra again cancelled his Institute engage ment Here Captain Watts of the Bra Tosh i diplomatic Berlyce Anil the Wor l d Winter Chautauqua Smethport. Mrs. Leyser. Representing the Swath More Chautauqua association was hint week and secured Twenty guarantors for a swat Moro Winter haul Guiua to to presented snip to port next month. At a meeting of the guarantors last Friday night organization was perfected and dates set. The local Chautauqua will be held at the1 lyceum monday tue Sciny and wednesday november a Ami 17th. Tho Winter is proving u Strong numerous towns toss using All Tho benefits of educational and musical entertainments afforded by Tho summer Chau Lawisa. Tho sent More association la Send ing some exceptionally Fine Talent to Smethport and a splendid program has been prepared. H appears below. Program. Monday nov. 15. Afternoon series superintendent. Male quartet. Junior Chautauqua. Even info male quart of. Forces that help or Dur Tho Progress of a nation a. A. C. Zehner. Tuesday nov. 16, afternoon series Supor Lendell singers and layers. Junior Chautauqua. Evening singers and layers. I fiddling while the old world Burns a. Hunt Vautier. Tuesday nov. 17. Afternoon series superintendent. Oxford company. Junior Chautauqua. Evening Junior stunt by Junior Hautau itans. Light military honors paid late Saml. Schoolmaster great War Veteran. Samuel l schoolmaster web known Smethport Young Man and world War Veteran passed away at his Home West main Street sunday afternoon of peritonitis following a Short illness. He was taken just a week prior to his death and from the first his condition was realized to be serious and failed to respond to treatment. The Young Man served during the great War with c. Company 112th inf., Keystone division participating with that organization its stirring campaigns from chateau Thierry to the Venlo and the Argonne. His rec Ord of service was a splendid one. He also served with company Bradford the mexican Border he was a member of the report re Gani Zed co. C. At the time of death. Were found two rubber Coats bearing the rank of Corporal the or name of the Silver Springs it. Y-1 he was a member of at the lyceum thursday evening the Horry letter Light opera co. Will grand concert. Tuesday the annual Mckean county directors association convened at the court House and is session to Day wednesday. Institute adjourned Friday noon. Following is the program for the bal Ance of the week the War and enlisted the army. Saw extensive service France. At the first Battle of i unmarketable English the who of were sprayed fire department antique revolver of a uck Taii Post american legion Srnel ice of s69 bushels per 32 calibre and a receipted gasoline Bill the Smethport Camp. Modern lne i be Ulm u yielded at Tho rate of 369 bushels per 32 calibre and a receipted gasoline Bill. I _ . I i a of s to. of tit unmarketable. Acre win by of bushels. The potatoes a. Anderson s bearing the name of s. J. Stearns of Meadville. Or. Stearns was common Marne the still beardless youth found himself the sole survivor of a machine i gun detachment seriously wounded and gassed operated i farm which Wero uns prayed yielded Day night. Oct. 18. Or. Stearns came gun with deadly effect vast num a borne Berg of Tho enemy. For this exploit to was decorated for extraordinary heroism by the English government. Camp. Modern Woodmen of America and the local p. H. C. Lest we forget. The Democrat publishes. The. Covenant of the league of nation Page 6 to Day s before condemn info Trie league through partisan blindness read the greatest plan of All time. It Wao Good enough Fop for1 your boys to fight for is Good enough for every natio to ratify with the exception of Germany Turkey and the United states and was Good enough for Coolidge Taft Root and other leading republicans to endorse be fore they put politics ahead of patriotism. Read it before condemning the embodiment of our War Aims. Smethport Defeated. Saturday was off Day for the Rmel port school football gladly Oxford company. Single. A buy time of 3 o clock evenings unless changed by announcement from the platform. At Friday night s meeting the foil owing officers and committee Heads j. Rice. I of to. S Grossman. F. Hedfield. F ticket j. Rice. Mitchell. Hospitality and s. F. A Edfield. Junior c. L. Lorah. Hall Maaser. addition to Tho Public spirited citizens who is guarantors fun this event the Smethport travellers club has generously assumed a Large share of the work of carrying out Tho Chautauqua. that Day the body of hero with and stated that Trie car services which local ser bushels per acre with Dunmar the sprayed part the Anderson had been stolen from his garage. Run to Smethport sunday and drove Home his car a mighty pleased Man. To less pleased was or. While recovering from his wounds farm yielded 328 bushels unmarketable. This j a difference actual weight of potatoes of 4f bushels per acre but of sent Back to firing line and it makes a stiff British joining american English Hospital met Beautiful Young English War worker and was married deserted of log bushels which Are the starting to arrive France re sums that can be used. This Nork was done under the auspices of the farm Lureau and eve with his Young Bride and settled m Ory Case was a itunes cd by several Crosby. Deserted his family several numbers served through balance of War with a. K. F. Returned to u. S. Men and fraternal organizations participated were held at the family Hong at this wednesday morn ing. Rev. Oregon of the m. E. Church the local authorities it revived j following this service word about saturday afternoon that his Sedan had been recovered and the robbers captured Jamestown. sunday county detective Alli son and chief of police Dickens or went to Jamestown Claude Heath s j we Drc taken to Bradford being 8ergt. Robt. Cleveland being brought Home Fijor France. The body of sergeant Robert Cleve Fri eleven land of Crosby fell while leading went to Portville and played a game it Ali Loon of the famous 6th marines with Tho High organization of at chateau Thierry is being town. What started with every o the states from Promise of being a splendid contest de when the body is expected eloped after the first Quarter into i Lac Perno crat has been unable to As Litera Slaughter with the locals the this is the first body of the ult a Ojei a tvs i to Pittl jul. A a 13 under Side final score standing Wai victims from this Vicinity the 31 to Blank port Vine s favor. Over Confidence is attributed As the i accompanied by a Large delegation of i main cause or the Veteran. The funeral will be held the locals bet orc i ,.n r of the new 1 Ork stat 1hr or to. By which was Lefen Ted by a decisive score Wing assigned to the 6th City at noon of i a several which had just been recalled it a to be brought Home i the record of sergeant Cleveland is to cause a thrill of Pride to the i wide Circle of friends and Acque Nantan to maces this Section. the i was Defeated by a decisive score the will be will full car and brought Moreno honors. And jaz Eneks to Smethport. The priv Samuel schoolmaster Oner s extra coition proceed 2s years Apo. The family _ the line of the Smethport which bad hitherto proven from Haiti the eve of its Depar Ture for France. Although a recruit months ago. Convicted at the october term of criminal court charge of desertion preferred by his wife. To. J inns. Arriving Here the evening to Iii h i it is very evident then that every i lodging the prisoners jail. Or. Rcrt-1 Farmer should Spray 1-iis potatoes since o. Ii. Mccoy also went to. With a i the spraying costs Little less than the county commissioners have q acre has increased the crop been making arrangements to Sci i from 01 to 106 bushels per acre. Mrs. Smith and children Peggy aged 2 years and Aythur Sterling two months old Back to the Mother s old Home England. Notice will the person who took parcel for Sale. Containing two boys shirts by mis Ita be saturday night return. Same to e c of p. Stone Wall against Tho a Jim orig seasoned veterans promotion Moio formidable teams rapidly to the Crosby Young mans a their Portville opponents Crum film Al be i cleric chateau theri Ying Young bled before the attacks of that a Elleau smash of the marines to Fiolic duty and the of the locals which i a sergeant and played import Jamestown the latter s car and or. Redfield drove his own car Home which was Good shape aside from minor damage to the front end onus by the. Robbers colliding Ellb of port. M Bestwick of Are not and mrs. Ellen m. Truck lame town. The. Rofl Brad to Brohe i Tant part y failed to materialize at any j itself and fell before the Hail of enemy fire. He was cited and awarded the Croix de Guerre for con bravery leading his men. I Norman Simkins of Smethport was and 1 fortunate conflict. They regard it Sim truck i a if it it a. the car but part of the fancy work Frank schoolmaster or. And his grand thrown away Between Brad father Samuel French of Smethport. I l a Nett had Bee barrels for cider. Inquire phone adv. It-1 Ford and Salamanca. Captain Joseph r. Carvo comm under pressure of the officers Landing _ cast Gate How far Bull Frog can i i that engage jump by looking at him and can be to Strong with 1 Democrat to for act now. Democrat s mos. For a. Act now. Teo Lons

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