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WOMEN VICTIMS OF
DEATH LIST IN NEWARK HORROR
Horrible Scene Presented When Girl
Employees Attempt to Escape
From Blazing Factory.
Newark, N. J., Nov. 26.-In ten min
utes twenty-five gi&ls were burned
alive this morning or crushed to
death on the pavement in leaping from
the windows and fire-escapes of the
four-story brick factory, at the cor
ner of Orange .and High streets.
Twenty of the twenty-five bodies re
covered have been identified and six
girls are :-.ill missi i. They may b
among the unidentified dead, or they
may be in the ruins The collapse -of
a wall toninh. iltErupted fui ther
Fifty wcre- taken to hospital7. of
whom two may die. Among the in
jured is Joseph E. Sloan, deputy fire
chief, who was overtaken by the fall
ing wal ;,id buried in bricks and.
rubbish. He is badly hurt, but may
Petrified With Fright.
The rush of the flames was so in
credibly swift and threw such unrea
soning terror into the huddled work
ing girls on the top story that the
body of one was found still seated on
a charred stool beside the machine,
at which she had been busy when the
first cry of "fire" petrified her with
Horrible as must have been, what
went on in the smoke of that crowd
ed room, what befell outside in the
bright sunlight was more horrible yet.
The building was extremely inflam
mable, and the first gush of flames
had cut off all possibility of escape
by the stairways. The elevators
made one trip, but took down no pas
sengers and never came back. The
only exit was by two narrow fire-es
capes, the lower platforms of which
were twenty-five feet from the pave
'Jumped For Their LiTes.
Onto these overcrowded and steep
lanes, scorched dancing hot by the jets
from lower windows pressed forward
a mob of women, blind with panic,
driven by the fire and the others be
hind them. A net had been spread be
neath the windows, and the gir1s be
gan to jump. "Like rats out of a
burning bin," was the way a fireman
described the pell-mell descent. They
$8 The Home Ofi
ge ply mihistr
THE LADIES' READ
Ladies All-Wooil Pan;
liantine Skirts, sold for
Ladies very fine Tailoi
- elegantly trimmed in all
and fabrics, sold for
a .Ladies all-wool Batiste
* ~ Voile Skirts with 'butt
* ~ sold for $8.00 and $10.00
Ladies new style fall
$12.00 and $15.00 for..
.4 Ladies $18.00 Tailor-Mai
wool fabrics in all co-l
250 ladies $25.00, $22.5(
man-tailored Suits in
styles, in very best ma
sold at ... ... ... ...
150 ladies pure silk Cr4
from $25.00 down to $
this sale at ... ....
. Ladies Cloaks, colors t
* Igray, sdld for $8.50 at.
Ladies Cloaks, sold for
* 300 yards Silks, 50c. to
this sale at ... ... ..
Yard wide guaranteed
sold at $1.00 for ... ...
OUR MEN'S AND BOY
30 Men's $6 to $10 Suits
* Men's $25 Suits, ma
boiled out of the windows lie a thick
treacle, rolled up on the heads below
them and cascaded off the fire-escape
to the pavement sixty feet below.
Some of them stood in the windows,
outlined against the flames, and jump
ed clear; others from the landinf;
still others from the steps where
they stood. The air was full of them
and they fell everywhere-into the
net, on the necks of firemen and fifteen
of them on the hard stone slabs.
Many Crushed by Fall.
When the awful rain ceased there
were eight dead in the street and the
gutters ran red. Seven more were so
badly crushed that they died in hos
pitals. Fifty are stIll under surgeons'
Clouds of smoke and showers of
burning embers spread over the city
and rained down on neighboring roofs.
As the news flew-and it lost nothing
in the telling-pa-' spread to other
factories, where many of the girls in
peril had friends and relatives, and
several firms had to shut down work
for the day. Thousands flocked to the
scene and made the work of the fire
men and police more difficult. Italian
silk workcrs fell in the street and
prayed and lamented pitiably.
Police Reserves Called Out.
Before any semblance of order could
be restored every police reserve in
the .ity had been called out, and it
was not until late today that the esti
mate of prop;rty 'loss could eve. be
VE:tured. The fire department now
estimates $165,000, but no statement
from the owners and tenants is yet
The building was a four-story brick
structure, occupied on the two lower
floors by the Newark Paper
Box company and the A. A. Drake
Paper Box company; ahe theoETbg
Paper Box company; on the third
floor, where the fire started' by the
Anchor Lamp company and the Aetna
Electric company. and on the top
floc;r, where the d(-ath list ran heav
iest, by the World Manufacturing
company, makers of underwear.
The wooden floors were soaked
with oi1 drippings from the machinery
and the flames ate through them like
pasteb.,ard. When they warped and
weakened the weight of the machinery
tore them from the walls, and they
fell into the basement in a horrible
tangle of hot iron g.nd mangled hu
How Fire Started.
Sadie Benson, an employee of the
Aetna Eletcric company, was -clean
ing an electric light fixture in a gas
oline bath. The gasoline took fire
.ce of The American Car
IcioRs to close out St0o
ETOWEAR Bros., all wool mater:
T. Boys' Suits, 3 to 16:
300 at $1.48 BySut,fo $5
Made Sirts,in this sale at ....
MadeSkits, 300 men's Suits, sd
the new styles
$5 and $6, to go at ... ... ... .
. $.6 475 Suits, sold for $
Panama and Boy Iqnickerbockor
for .. .. $4.47 75c., at ... ....-..-.
150 Cravenettes, all
uits, sold fo sold for $12.50 at..
.eSis'nal Men's Hats, sold for
lSis fo all-1.8 Men's $2.50 and $2.00
and $20.00 Boys' and men's Caps
newest fall ,5.atOvercoats,.so
terial, will be Me'Ovrot,ol
.$11.96 at ... ... ....---.-.
Lveetes sld Men's Overcoats, soli
1.5.00og One lot men's $1.00
Men's Underwear, sol
an, black and.
. $348go in this sale at..
$10, at . .$4.47 SHOES AND 4
One ,Jot ladies and n
K!for $1.25 and $2.00 ft
$1.~50 to go in 500 pairs ladies Shol
.....2- to $1.50 for ... ..-.
Taffeta Silk, 500 'pairs ladies fine
..... 67c. $2.50 for ... ... ...
S' CLOTHIN~G. 500 pairs men's ShoE
at... $2.76 and all sizes, sold fo:
le by Schloss in this sale at..
ONLY A SH
she does not know how-and trickled
in a 'little rivulet of flame on to the
floor, where stood a full can of gas
oline. The can exploded and the burn
ing liquid flew far and wide.
Lewis Coxe, an employee of the
box factory on the second floor, was
standing in the hall at the time of the
explosion. The shock was strong
enough, he said, to hurl him against
the wall, but the girls upstairs at
their whirring sewing machines did
not hear the explosion.
Fireman Brown, who turned in the
alarm, was at work directly opposite
the building, cleaning the windows of
the engine house, where he is station
ed. He saw a girl rush out of the fact
tory into the street, screaming and
wringing her hands.
"There's fire in there," she cried,
pointing back to the hall she had left.
Girls Dazed With Terror.
Brown turned in an alarm and
then dashed up the fire-escape. Al
ready he found forty girls at the
fourth story window, some of them so
dazed with terror that they had not
the wit to pull down the sashes and
climb out. Brown smashed in the win
dow and began pulling the girls
through, onto the fire-escape. He
counted forty that filed past him.
"It was the most horrible thing I've
ever seen," he said afterwards.
Fire Chief Astey laid the responsi
bility for the loss of life on the delay
in turning in an alarm. He says that
five minutes were lost in trying to
fight the blazing gasoline with sand
in a barrel. "If those precious min
utes had not been wasted," he almost
sobbed, "we wotid not have lost one
In the codification of the laws, Sec
tion 201: Every automobile, locomo
bile, autocar, or other self propelled
vehicle, shall be brought to a fall and
complete stop by the person or per
sons in charge thereof in crossing
Main (or Pratt) street and Caldwell
street at the intersection of Main and
J. R. SCURRY,
C. & T. T. C. N.
The corn crop in the South in 1910
showed an excess over that of 1909
amounting to more than 91,000,000
bushels. If this thing keeps up, the
cry for hog and hominy 'from the
Potomac to th-e Rio Grande will soon
be realized.-Charlotte Observer.
h Purchasing Co. is be!
k by January 1st and t
al, for ... .$11.74 HOSIERY, GLOVES
rears, sold for $3 CR11
00 to $8.50 to go Ladies' 15 and. 20c
-Men's and Ladies B]
fro $1 to$1 sold at 15c., for..
... . . - Men's and Ladies' ~
$10 and $12.50
. .. .....$4.78 Handkerchiefs, 5 an
Pants, sold for TABLE LIN~ENS
.. ... ... . 46.
sizes and colors, Bleached Table Lit
.. .....$5.97 for ... ...-..--..--.
P1.00 at ... 48. White Table Linen
Hats at .... 98c. go in this sale at .
, sold for 50 and Cotton Towels for
.... .....17. Bleached Bath Tow'
1 for $7.50 to go Ready-'Made -Pillow
.. ......$3.33 18c., at each..
i for $12 to $15 Hemstitched Pillow
.... ...$5.89 for 25c., at ... ....
hirts ... ...9 Ready-Made Sheets
.d at 50 cents, to 75c., at ... ..-.-.
..... ...18. Table Linen, sold fc
)XFORDS. Napkins. ,rld at $1.4
.isses Shoes, sold at per dozen..
)r ..j ..I ..I 49c- BLANKET DE
s, sold for $1.00
...... ..69c. .Large Blankets, sol
Shoes, sold for go at ....---.---.
.. ....$1.39 Pure Wool Blanket
s, in all leathers to go at .-.--.-..-.
$4 and $5 to go 10, 12 and 15 cents
. ... ...$2.46 at 25c., to go at..
ORT FOUR WI
WILL GET A
You stand as good a chance
as any one else. All that's
necessary is to buy your gro
I! ~IA1~fl 13f05
One coupon given witk
each dollar cash purchase.
Besides getting the very best
groceries at the very lowest
prices, you get this coupon
Frist Patent Flour, sack 70c
20 lbs. Rice $1.00
7 lbs. good Coffee $1.00
10 lbs. best Keg Soda 25c
1305 Main Street.
The pleasant purgative effect exper
ienced by all who use Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets, and the
healthy condition of the body and
mind which they create, makes one
feel joyful. Sold by W. E. Pelham &
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
All persons holding claims or de
mands against the estate of Mary M.
Humbert, deceased, are hereby notified
to present same duly attested to John
M. Kinard or to our attorneys, Messrs.
Hunt, Hunt & Hunter, on or before
the 27th day of December, 1910.
John M. Kinard,
James P. Kinard,
Executors of the last will and testa
ment of Mary M. Humbert, deceased.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY O NEWBERRY.
SOURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
Lewie L. Lane, William L. Lane and
Verner Lane, plaintiffs,
Drayton L. Lane, James F. Epting, Jr.,
and Harry D. Epting, defendants.
By virtue of an order of the court
ihid us red hot and ha'
o carry out above we
AND HANDE- THIS IS RED
Hooks and Eyes,
.Seamless Black Paper Pins ....
.. . ... ..e. Thimible ... ...
ack and Tan Hosa Button Hole Ti
- -- -- . . .. .c. Belding Bros., SI
hite Hemstitched the spool at...
d 10c., for . .. .8c. Coats Spoot Cott
AND NAPKINS. La'dies 25 and 5(
25c. Box Soap, 3
'en, sold for 50c., Full size Bed Sp
.. ........2C- at ... ... ... ..
sold 'at 79c., to LaisRbeV
. ... .....89c. ga....
.... ... ...Sc. Lde ibd1
ls for ... ..8 . oc,togoa
Cases, sold for 5 oe nat
.... ... ...o.,at
Cases, 42X36, sold Lde 15 n
.... ... ..12%c. g t....
72X90, sold for LaisCher
..... ...4.to a...
r $1.25, at .... 79c Lde 0ad3
0 per dozen, to go 10Lc uti
.......~9 15 ace ...r...i.
PARXEN. 50Ladis Ribbe V
Sa $150 air to whc toeg ae go.
......or the. dlat....
s, $5 ad $6aii eA~s AND5 and
go.at.... ... ..
Emboie'~, '~h Janis 50old 52
.. ... .. ..59e. All Wlersain
PATENT. 500NpirsLac ?
d t$.0pau o wich seaegi
. .... .82.thCOL -
Our season is nearing an end
and as our stock is yet complete
we have decided to let the goods
go, regardless of cost and value,
Trimmed Hats, Shapes, Trim
mings and all Notions and La
dies Furnishings. Our styles are
right and prices the lowest. You
must see the value to know
A FEW STARTERS.
$6.00 Trimmed Hats now $3.98
$5.00 trimmed Hats now $2.75
$3.50 trimmed Hats now $1.98
$2.50 trimmed Hats now $1.49
herein, I will sell before the court
house at Newberry, S. C., within the
legal hours of sale, to the highest bid
der, on salesday in December, next,
the same being the 5th day of said
month, all that tract, piece or par
cel of land, lying and being situate in
Newberry county, State of South Caro
lina, containing one hundred and
thirty-seven acres, more or less, boun
ed by lands of W. A. Cline, deceased,
J. H. Chappell, Southern Railway Co.,
and road leading from Newberry to
O'Neall's bridge on Bush river. The
same to be sold in two tracts, plats of
whichi will be on file in the master's
office on and before the day of sale.
Terms of sale: One-third of the pur
ring determined that wa
cut all prices again. I
EOT YANKEE N.- UK!
[ONS. 75c. Um.brelles,
per card ... ... ..2c go at ... ... ..
.. ... ... ... ...1c.. $1.25 Umbrellas
... ................2c. go at .... ... .
~ead, per spool . .le. DRK
ool Si'lk, 53 yards to English Broadc]
..... ... ... ..3hic. at $1.50 for ...
on.... ... ... ..4c. All-Wool Cashmn
c. Belts at ... ..9c. 50c., for ... ...
akes to the box 10c. Mohairs, all col
reads, sold for $1.25% at 75c., to go foi
.... ... ..... .7Sc. Tafieta Suitin
~sts, sold for 35c., to in this sale for
. ... ... ... ..18c. Broadcloth, sold
~sts, sdle for 75 and this sale at..
.. ... ... .....86. Poplin, sold at
Ribbed Vests, sold during this sal4
. .. ... ......4%c. Yard Wide Blea
$1.00 Kid Gloves to at 12c., for..
...... ... ....7Sc. Feather Bed Tic
50 and 85c. Gloves to go at ... ...
... ... ... ....1c. Outing Flannel
. Gloves at . .. 19c. for 15 cents for
s, at per pair . .48c. 5000 yards fine
Sat per pair ... .57c. at 12%s cents ya
~urtains, odds and White and Red.
nd 5 pairs of a kind for 35c., to go a
ng to seill for 25c. onl Chanmbray, all ec
to go at ... ...
RSEYS FOR MEN'S Shirting and 4
LNTS. and 10c., for ...
. at.... .. . . .--lc Embroidery Shii
sold for 40c. at . . 19c- at $1.50, $1.25 ai
AND BROS. OLD S
NOTIONS, TRDINGS NE(K
WEAR AND BELTS
These are great values. They
go in this sale at very low
All 50c. Collars now.....19e.
AI 35c. Collars now.....19c.
All 25 and 15c. Collars now 9c.
Big lot 50 and 75c. Belts now 30c
Big lot 35c. Bets now .. .19c.
Big lot New Cuff Pins, Broach
es and Belt Pins in mourning
styles, very low in price. Ask
to see them. A bargain in every
article. Come and buy your
Christmas presents in usefdl ar.
ticles from us.
.hase price in cash, the balance in one
aad two years in equal annual instal
ments, the credit portion to be secur
ed by the bond of the purchaser and.
3. mortgage of the premises sold, with
leave to the purchaser to anticipate
payment of the credit portion in
whole or part. The credit portion to
bear interest at the rate; of, eight per
:ent per annum paid annually. Said
bond and mortgage to contain a stipan.
lation of ten per cent. for lattorney's,
!ee In ease the samelis collected by
suit or put into the hiands,of an at
~orney for collection.
Master Newberry Cojuinty. ~
November 10, 1910.
lere they are It)
ladies and gents, to
..... ... .......42c.
ladies and gents, to
oth in all colors, sold/
ere, all collers, sold at
... ... ... ... ..28.
ors, 50 in wide, sold
g, sold at $1.25, to go4
at 75 cents, to go in;
20 cents, will be sold
~for ... ... ..9%e.
~ched Domestics, soAld
... ... ... .....6%e.
king, sold for 18 cents
... ... ... ......9c.
and Flannelette, sold
...... ... .....7%e.
Dress Ginghams, sold
rd, for .'.. ....7e
ill-Wool Flannel, sold
... ... ... .....14c.
>lors, sold for 10 cents
Jheviots, sold for 12%k
... ... ... ...7%e. .
twaists Patterns( sold.
Ld $1, to go at....47C.
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