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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - September 25, 1919, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume xxii. item shinto if. I in i Ort Mckean county sk1 tkm15kk3. 9 9 to must in Auva Xci mrs. Eugenia my badly burned. Mrs. Eugenia Hamlin suffered a painful Accident at her Home on West main Street last thursday morning and has since been confined to her Home As a consequence. She was in the act of lighting a fire in a floor Heater when an explosion resulted from an accumulation of escaping Gas in the Heater and the Sheet of flame struck her full in the face causing extensive Burns of a vey painful nature. Or. H. L. Mccoy was soon in at Tendance and dressed the injuries being found that mrs. Hamlin had narrowly escaped serious injury to her eyes by the blast. The Democrat in pleased to learn that mrs. Hamlin ii now resting comfortably and that h Complete convalescence is expected a an Early Date. This will be cheering news to the Many friends of this estimable lady. Car army surplus food on its Way. Inv. W. E. Vanl Jakc. Chairman of local committees which recently dered a Carload of surplus army of supplies for distribution in Smith Ort informs the Democrat that he re lived the Bill of lading for the car Holch is evidently Well on its Way y this time. The car which contains funds of Staple provisions was ship de from Baltimore Ana should arrive Smethport this week. Smethport broke even it. Jewett Smethport after persuading the much touted it. Jewett baseball lean to try conclusions broke even wit the Hoys from the Mountain lop in to Gomes during the past week losing i it. Jewett last thursday and Winnin in Smethport sunday. The report Thi the neighbouring town possesses a Hur Recane baseball learn seems slight fact it is rather o the Zepher order. The local team was accompanied b a Large number of rooters to it. Jew Ett last thursday and according to r polls what Smethport through playing which was below usual form Faile to was accentuated by poor 11 not openly hostile decisions of the it. Jewett Umpire backed by the moral and physical support of the mob of. Jewett rooters. The game at times was said to More than Antonio Morano killed by Assassin s Bullet. As a result of a shooting affray on after which they will be main Street yesterday morning Tony j Uken to the county jail. Mori no is dead and Joe Lambro his 1 Morrrow was taken to the Hospital in assailant is a murderer. There was Stull s ambulance and or. Stewart Call had blood Between these Vallum de. Upon exam ration he found the Lamero it is said feared the Man he i Man shot in the Back near the should deprived of life and the cause of this ear Job a sordid Fitzory. It tells of the bold enticing of Lambro by the wife of Moreno and when her room was popular Young lady passes away the Community was saddened sat urday morning by a message from Clearfield pa., conveying news of the eath of miss Edith Ottoson. One of met Lipory 3 Best known and most i Pular Young ladies which event occurred in that Lown Early thai morn us. Miss o Lauhon had gone to Clear held about two weeks previously for surgical treatment and after her arrival submitted to an operation for he removal of adenoids and on Fri Lay she underwent a second operation the removal of a goitre. Prom the second operation she never rallied and death resulted a few hours Laler. While miss Ottoson Chen in poor health for several months it was not that her condition was so ser of Moreno Ana reached by herself and her victim of still s undertaking establish the appearance of husband to Seiil and prepared for burial. Reno who compelled the thoroughly the shooting is a result of an old frightened victim of their Machina in tween the two men. It is Al eged that some six months ago to or Ami passing Clobe to the spinal column. He remained 1n in unconscious condition last night when he breathed Hub lust. His body was tons to disgorge his Money both men have resembled a riot Ball game. The final score was 6-2 in it. Jewett be favor. It was different Story on the grounds when Smethport out tors lunar perfect control of this the re appearance on the Pitcher s Mound for the. Locals of Tull the old War horse. This was the first game of Ball Tully Hae pitched in the last fourteen years or to in fact ill the Days of the Mckearin Potter league in despite this fact he twirled a splendid game showing the same form which marked him As phenomenal twirler when he was a Youthful whirlwind in the show. He not Only pitched perfect Ball but he fielded his position in an amazing manner. Fans look Forward to the reappearance on the Mound of Bill ious and the news of her death rame As n. Great Shock to All. Miss Inge Burr Ottoson of Smethport and Elmer Ottoson of Philadelphia were with their sister when the end came. Miss Ottoson was Horn in Smethport july 13th, 18u-i. She graduated from the Smethport High school with the class of 1911, and later attended Indi Ana state Normal from which institution she graduated. For u line she was a member of the clerical Force of the boys Magazine and for severe Erms taught Al the Marvindale and Ludlow schools. In 1518 she was elec de to Leach in the Borough schools by declined this position to engage in a work accepting an important Cleri Cal position with the surgeon general watch. Shortly afterwards left Hie City and returned prior to the tragedy. The men met Friday evening on the Street and Moreno ordered Lambro to leave town threatening to kill him if he did not do so immediately. Tony Moreno formerly a grocery at -1c Hilton Street nut who of late has been residing in Erie was shot 11 the Back yesterday morning by Loo Lambro a resident of James town while the former in company ill his Cousin James Greo were talking Down main Streel. The hooting occurred in front of the Bis it Bros. Garage sales rooms at no. 63 maims reef. Reno ind his wife worked the badgers h s. Athletic activities 1917. With but Teri Days of practice left by foil ibo Gate of the Ugains Bradford on october Iho Bradford Field the local High school s football squad it Twenty Odd men is kept More than Busy each even ing for an hour and a half real work at the hands of or. Livermore is coaching the boys this year. Interest in this sport Hoe never been higher in the school than it is this year in evidenced by the Large and consistent attendance of the Hoys at tract Jcj the Assurance of at least eight Strong Gam is the first class e quips Cut which is being furnished the players and the excellent coaching few to Lambro and forced him to turn Over to them All his belongings which consisted of 127 in Cash and Gold Walch and Chain. Shortly after this left Bradford for James town and did not return until a few Days co. Moreno likewise had Only been in the town u few Days. Of late he been residing in Lille. To happened to own a House on Hilton Street which was occupied by his Cou sin Greo and which one week ago was destroyed by fire. He came Here at the of Greo Losette up the insurance of the property Friday evening Moreno and. Lambro met on the Street. They Hart some Worrils in regard in their former Trou ble and Moreno threatened to kill Lambro if to did not leave town at once. This threat on the part of to Are factors that Are making Al most every boy in school a real fighter for a place on the Trajn. Already manager Larson has signed number 38 work making Good Progress owing to Tho non arrival of Sand Tho work of laying the Concrete East Street Road was halted last week. As Only boo feet remains to be Laid Between the Small by logo Smethport and the p. Or. R. Tracks Thea contract will probably be completed by Bunce Carrol within the next week and the Road will soon be open to travel. The Warren Moore co. In spite of shortage of labor and other Handi Caps is making satisfactory Progress on their ten mile contract Borough line to the top of Row Hill. The Road Between main Street and far mors Valley Job practically graded its entire length. The largest remaining Cut at Heinlein Hill 140 feet was car Reno seemed to greatly excite a Imbro and it is said that he has lived in daily fear of Moreno Ever since Thel first trouble it is also alleged tha the Moreno family have made a prac or working the Badger game on the once mighty big pitch Fuller just to Enow that the old coys still have a trick or two concealed up their sleeve. The last two innings of the game sunday which ran big innings was played in a downpour of rain which detracted much from department in Washington. Miss Ottoson applied herself t the odorous responsible duties of Thi position and As 3. Result of her. Labors such Gre e she was forced to. Cease Bors in Washington and. Return Home last May. She waa elected to a por Sutlon As teacher in the City schools of Akron Ohio this term but continued ill health caused her to resign this position and the latter part of August she left for Deal Field to receive surgical attention which it was thought would relieve her condition. Miss Ottoson was a talented and charming Young lady possessed of a disposition and sweetness of manner which endeared her to everyone. She was a musician of High attainments being possessed of a Beautiful singing voice which was always a valued As As year As can be Learned the shooing was the result of a previous Quarel Between the two men and Lambro s waiting for his Man prepared j o to him bodily harm. Lamero was j Landing in the Hall Way of the Nickle plate Block and As soon As Moreno passed him. He crept behind him and aking a Good i in shot the Man in he. Back. The wounded Man fell to he pavement on his face. As soon i As he fired the shot Lambro started to i make his and ran up main at a hearing before Alderman a 1 Street to James place. James Greo a Williams of Bradford monday after Cousin by marriage of the wounded noon Joseph Lambro was held of Man ran after Lambro. He had a on the charge of first Degre revolver in his pocket and whipped Rautter accused of filling Antony it out and started to fire Al the Pur Lambro was brought i suing Assassin. Lambro ran to Boyl Smethport tuesday morning by Chei Ston Street and then to Bishop Street of police Neal and Constable spree where he contracts for two games each with Bradford and Coudersport Emporium has accepted one Date and Tho by completed last week when Tho other is being considered at the pros steam shovel broke necessitating a de ent time. Port Allegany. . But at the most this stretch will Inglr House Portville it. fun shod within a few Days. Bod Lolin Sonhui a arc among Tho pos tween Farmers Valley and Coleville for the open dates in the the Hill at Farmers Valley store has he Chile Ami negotiations lire now no been levelled to a Boulevard Grade no Roach Long a successful conclusion with Cess Tang a one Hilf mlle Cut at a to of these High school teams. It maximum depth of seven feet and Tho now planned to have a than Kalv shovel is now eating its any through a Mac Here with port Alt Ginny As the Only other Largo Hill on the be opposing team but it is no yet stretch that near a. J. Farley a farm possible to state definitely the out within the next few Days the contract ome in this respect. Urs sex acct to ill Leo two bnovo1a and a .1 grader at work on this stretch and the first rear step to provide 11 e oys will quarters for the company expects to work was taken ast week when one of 11 j tin a a Lorn of Milmant in two Fly l i lie 11 in was captured by chief of of Bradford and lodged in the coun jail. James Greo was also Given he rooms in Tho basement of Nan school building which had mercy been used to store Coal leaned Oul and provided with is and seats for a dressing room. A Able Nas also been installed for l Leise of the who Are to be its Nell to equipment to work on i the Rew Hill stretch from Coleville to Row City the fall. This is the Tough est proposition to tackle lowering a. Does of the Grade in some places 13 feet but it will he finished by Spring they say. John d. Abbey John d. Abbey a life Long and highly esteemed resident of East sri eth 11.000 Ball which was furnished rained in their duties by athletic director Livermore. In an adjoining room two Shower Baths Are being in by the boys at their own expense. Under the conditions which these Ara sements have made the u boys will each evening meet at Aubey Nad set in Church work and other gather Ings. She will be sadly missed on every hand. Besides her parents or. And mrs. John Ottoson she is survived by two Sisters and two Brothers. Miss Bessie the sport. The final 5-3 teacher Warren miss Smith ports favor. Battery for Smith l Eborg Toson of Home. Elmer of. Port Tull and Hull. The Fol Rhi Ladelthia and sett Otto lows lit. Jewett Smethport 00300 30000 Tobon of Philadelphia and Seth Otto of Indianapolis. Following prayer services at the Ottoson residence Kast main Street on monday afternoon the funeral was held at the swedish Mission Church o clock the final Bose tidies being announcement has been received m attended a wide Circle of friends Smethport of the marriage of Henry u Emi. Winstedt officiated and the Cooley effect. The Chase and he returned to Street to look after his wounded Cou san. The re were a number of people close to the shooting but none of them knew exactly How the affair began. Pedestrians were startled by the re port of a. Pistol and looking around Moreno fall on his face on the pavement. When picked up blood flowed from his head and nose where he struck on the pavement. As soon As the shooting occurred Lambro started to run followed by Greo in hot Pur suit a Telephone message to the to e station told of the tragedy and direction in which the gunman d escaped. The chief and officer it jumped into the former s Auto Obile and captured Lambro on Boyl on Streel. In the meantime county elective Robinson arrested Greo and old men were taken to the lockup Here they Are held pending an in former popular Smethport Ort o e Marr Joey and Mary Marguerite Knapp tharion choir of which the decked both of Franklinville n. Y., which e had been a member rendered Chora Christ episcopal offerings. Interment was made in the occurred Church Tonawanda n. Y., wednes-1 family plot. Rose Hill cemetery Day september 17, Rev. G. S. Messen Ger Oral coating. The attendants were window Glass factory mrs. Fay Handley sister of the Bride i starts wednesday and Albert Muessel both of Buffalo. The Smethport window Glass fac the Bride is a daughter of the tory has been undergoing sex late or. And mrs. N. H. Knapp of Thillen save repairs for several month Borough where she was born and spent past from present indications re most of her life up to a few years of options next wednesday r ago and was one of Smethport s most wa3 this will help the Loc charming and popular Young ladies Industrial situation to a wonderful d numbering her friends by the legion. The Groom who is an exemplary Young Man holds a responsible position you interested the Ontario knife co., of Franklin boys in which town the Happy Young couple will make their residence Eveni Nei october 3, when the Jun Ler a trip embracing Buffalo Niagara i it have Falls and Canadian Points of interest. The Democrat unites with hosts of friends in extending Best wishes to this popular couple. New priest at Clermont Kane Republican Rev. Father Dougherty who for the past two months was assistant to the Rev. Father Sheehan of St. Callistus1 Church has been promoted pastor of the Clermont congregation at Cler Mont. Pa., and left yesterday for that place where he will take up his do

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