1915 HIRT Citizenship

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1915 HIRT Citizenship - ADMIT FOREIGNERS TO U. S. CITIZENSHIP Two...
ADMIT FOREIGNERS TO U. S. CITIZENSHIP Two foreigners were admitted -.o -.o citizenship of the United States by Judge Koas in the semi-annual semi-annual semi-annual seasion of naturaiiiation court yesterday afternoon. afternoon. They were Kric Kricaaon. an employ of the York Manufacturing company, a native rawed. and Joseph Hirt, a resident of iLmovi-r, iLmovi-r, iLmovi-r, who formerly was a subject of Ksn-peror Ksn-peror Ksn-peror Frana Joe44i, of Hungary. IJoth applicants were questioned by Special Kxaminer J. B. Glazer, of thw United States bureau of naturalization, lie inquired closely into their pa.U whereabouts and their knowledge f the government of the ta.te and nation. nation. Krii i aaon showed an intelligent grasp of the scheme of government ani quickly quallrled himself for the tif.ul oath. The witnesses who vouched tor his character and five years of residence residence in this country were George S. Schmidt and Guatav Broairom. Joseph Hirt answered correctly most of the questions relative to congress, the itate legislature and the names of the vice president and governor of the fclate, but insisted that congress meeu in ilair.fcourK. He was allowed to qualify as a citizen after Lewis L. S il and Jvihn A. Uuttera, of Hanover, certified certified to his good character. John Hirt, a native of Hungary, r?. siding in Hanover, was refused citizenship citizenship because he had not been In this country a full year before making h.s application. Several other applications were scheduled to be heard yesterday, but on a:count of the absence of witnff.o-and witnff.o-and witnff.o-and for other reasons, the hear;: k were continued to the September eating eating of the court. ! i

Clipped from The York Daily02 Mar 1915, TuePage 5

The York Daily (York, Pennsylvania)02 Mar 1915, TuePage 5
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