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THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 1910.
hfctnrried In Factory By
Flames, They Perish
cTryingto Reach Roof.
INHATES ALL SAFl
Militiamen Called Out to.
Guard Them and Es
cort Them to Other
, SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.
New Katen, Conn., April 13.- In a
Ire' that practically destroyed the
county jail in this city today ,ls flre-
inn lost $holr lives. Thev were: .
Captain Charles L. Chapman, Ldeu
tenant William Doherty, Laddermaa
John '&. Buckley Hosem&n James T.
CpllenHoseman James Mortell, Hose
man Thomas J. McGrath.
One firemaii critically Injured and
several Jess seriously hurt, were tak
en, to various hospitals.. Tonight six
bodies, had" been removed from the
vhen the Are, was discovered there
were Qo meniand 50 women prison
ers! in tha tfalft The fire Originated
on the second floor of the workshop
of the jail and", is believed to bave
been caused, by- crossed wires, al
though, a SsTory 'was circulated that it
was started by5 one of the prisoners
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In the hop of the Connectlcult
Chair company, when the fire started,
were fifty pHlohers -making chairs,
and these Oers led from the burning
building and locked in their cells.
Meanwhile the firemen were making
every effort to save the main build
iS." ' "When it was -found that the firemen
ceW oc prevent iheyflre from spread-
laciato the main buildings Sheriff
. Ho called all his deputies and near
ly the entire police force of New "Ha
ve ,and .planned "for the removal of
Ifee- prisoners "lu place of safety. In
iStmapUme Col. James A. ueddes,
cowmaGdor of the Second regiment
jC, iN. p., Was appealed to .by Sheriff
f3ao for militiamen to guard the
prieofceK during their removal from
Colonel Geddes procured.the permis
sion from Governor "Weeks and three
pomptpies of the Second regiment in
I his Sty were sent to the Sail. Th3
lemBra were leaded into vans, trol
ls, busses and autos and trans-
Soon4 to be
ibi n -r ii isirmn
t w. b. i. u. r ntwa :
...Meredith TV. C. T. U. met Wednes
day afternoon at the First United
Evangelical church Miss ; Elizabeth
Kespev led the devotionals ahd urged
all members to observe the noontime
prayer, one of the obligations 'of W.
C. T. U. membership. t' ' ,
The president, Mrs. H. M? Thompson,
presided. The Meredith ' union has
sent a request to Senator Crawford of
the Slrk-Carroll district to t vote
against the Anderson bill which is
granting local option on Sunday base
tall. Mrs. Emma Haubert and Mrs. Wil
liam Staley were chosen to represent
the Meredith union at the W. C. T. U.
institute to be held at Beach City,
May 2G and 27.
Miss Katherine Feldbush, superin
tendent of Christian citjzenshlp, read
a leaflet on "Wanted, a Righteous Cit
izenship." Mrs. s. A. Grapger read
fan article on "What Is Christian Cit
izenship?" Mrs. William .Staley also
read an article on "Christian Citizen
ship," A short discussion -followed.
The nsxt meeting will be, held, April
27 at the German Evangelical church.
Mrs. Louisa Dorward will Jead. 'The
Eubject for discussion, will he "Legal
Miss tyarjorle Gould, the beautiful
daughter of Gecrge Gould of New
Yotk, whose marrlige to Anthony J.
Drexel, Jr., will take place at the res
idence of the bride's parents on Fifth
avenue on April 19. The father of the
bride has just-purchased a $500,000
residence on Fifth avenue which he
will give to his daughter as a wedding
Arthur Ross, who took Jlalpb Mess
ier, the lost boy, to his' home last
Friday night, says that if Hhe 4ad had
any money he did not lose' it in the
Ross home as he Insinuated n "Wed
of the building furtherest removed
from the fir,e were taken out last
Of four firemen who went teto the
Jail addition to fight the Are In the
chair shop onlj one escaped. They
were suddenly hemmed in by the.
flames and when they tried the win
dows, the iron bars prevented them
from making their escapes.
They made for thp cellar in, the
hopes of getting out that way but
there was no means of exit and Lieu
tenant Doherty, who was ono of the
number called "it's up the root boys"
and they started to make their way
through the burning building to the
roof. Only one reached there, 'Fire
man Shughrue, And although ha tried
to pull up his companions when they
fell exhausted he could not, He
jumped from the roof and was picked
up two hours later after ho had been
given up for dead.
When the fire was finally under
control a search was made an,d what
is believed to be portions of six bodies
were recovered. It wSs also found
that thq cells In the main-part' of the
jail were all right and the military
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With Art-Motet frttb Uauonbolfl
FOR SUMMER. High enaagb, for
looks low enough for comfort and
plenty of room for the tie to slide in.
Clnett. refbody & Co Arrow Cafe, ate.
Scientific Electrical tyillckffrti
GEORQE F. WEBB,
Graduated at American" College of Arts
and Sciences 1SSQ,
Graduated at College Electro Thera
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APRIL 14, 1919
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