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Portsmouth Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1918, Portsmouth, New Hampshire VOL. XXX1IL, NO. 114. REFORMATORY BUILDINGS ARE BURNED Five of Thirteen Buildings of Indiana SEC. BAKER IS PORTSMOUTH, N. H., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1918. Fit DESTROYS MPER RESIDENCE "ATSTRATHAM Blaze Starts From Defective Chimney; Wind Saves I Other .Tho two and a half slory dwelling of -ISmes. ifl.-i'lpcr, a. well knownVarmer j located on High Atrcct, Struham. was totally destroyed by flro on Tuesday afternoon., Tho flro started from a de- fective chimney. With Ihe thermom- below xero, tho Inmates of the hpiiKe and. ncveral neighbors who re- fought the flro but were un- nblo to check ItH progress. Home sona! clothing and bedding were the thftngB navcd (Fly Associated Press) JorrtM-srjnvHIe, Ind., Feb. of tlie thirteen buildings comprising I ho Indiana ntato reformatory wero dc rjtroycd by fire horo early today. The loss estimated al Twelve hundred and eighty-five jjrlsonors- In cells and dormitories were in orderly array Iho quadrangle, a small enclosure, where "retreat" Kounded overy even- after military drill. At tho word of command thc-y marched qututly lo another Institution building to mo dis- tance from Iho flro where they wero placed undtr guard. Nonu of the In- matcH tried to escape. Y COMMITTEE Public Hearing Secretary Defends His Recent Statements Concerning Send- ing Troops to France-Senator Weeks of Massachusetts Disagrees With Him ARREST AN I. W.W.MAN (fiy Associated Press) 1'aterHon, X. J., Feb. of being a follower of W. M. Hay wood, who is under Chicago, Michael .Wuehta, nyed 27 years, who _; northwest wind said 'ho cnmn irom 1'awtucket, H. I.. at fho time kept tho linmes from WU3 a.rrcitcJ here toduy by detectlvcu. renohlng tiro barn and connecting the Inilu'slrlnl Workers The Iho tbo World, and a book Indicating J4.000 ..lilH.membnrJiiilp in that organization, covered .by InBurancc. (ore by the police to hove been j found on tho prisoner, who held for tho federal authorities at CMcogo, DEADLY TOLL OF THE U-BOATS London Feb. U-boats AC- ON ELECTRIC LINE A. I. Mac Fan ti of a fornit-r ,.w- linesman for the Western Union Telc- cordlng to n reply given by Andrew hns been Huiioinied a government leader'In the foreman-for tho Portsmouth Klcc'rlc hoiiao of commons today, have done to j Hallway- in thin city nnd will him death non-combatant British charge of all electrical constructtoj wornon and children. and repair work. MANY KILLED IN FINNISH TRAIN WRECK
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