Athens Messenger And Herald in Athens, Ohio
11 Jan 1900

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11 Jan 1900

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Athens Messenger And Herald (Newspaper) - January 11, 1900, Athens, Ohio V n 4 the Kathy is meh8knukk. Vol. Lvi1 no s. Like earthquake the Gas explosion Shook state Hob Pital buildings monday afternoon. Explosion occurred in the boiler room fireman Brott Duncan burned about face and hands. Deft Clive valve the cause. A loud report resembling the firing of a heavy Cannon and quaking of the Earth and the trembling of the building As if an earthquake was turning Loose its Battery startled All at the state Hospital at 8 45 monday afternoon. An explosion of Gas occurred in the holier room of the institution resulting in the severe burning of Scott Duncan fireman and fortunately wrecking but a Small amount of machinery. The explosion occurred in a Furnace in which the Gas had been turned off but a Short time before and there were Only two occupants in the room the fireman and an inmate general James As he is familiarly known by every one in the institution. Shortly after noon monday. James Kmush. Engineer was notified by the Gas company to shut off the Gas for half an hour. As there was a leakage in the Mains and repairs would be necessary. The Gas was turned off the repairs were made and the Engineer at the Hospital was told that the Gas could be turned on. Engineer Smith had gone to the regulator room a few Yard Sawa a to turn the Gas on and fireman Duncan was in the boiler room ready to Tarn the valve to allow the Gas to escape and ignite in the Furnace. Lief Ore the Gas could be turned on by lither Smith or Duncan a terrific explosion occurred making the boiler rooms tremble and shaking the or or building of the institution to the very foundation and alarming the residents for half a mile around. Duncan for an instant was enveloped in Dames and the room was filled almost to suffocation with Dost. Duncan s hands were painfully burned and his face was blistered by the intense heat. The door of the boiler was i Down off its hinges and several Yards of clenching As it is called was twisted and torn above the boilers. Wisher a a not Duncan was knocked Down by the terrific concussion lie does not hardly know himself but rather believes be was not though it is said that when first seen after the was in the act of rising Dom i Knees. Thor go dazed somewhat by the explosion lie did not lose his presence of mind but rushed to the boilers and turned off the steam. Engineer Smith ran at once to the boiler room and was gratified to find that Duncan had cot been instantly killed. Duncan suffering greatly from his wounds was taker immediately to the drug room of the institution where his injuries were Given attention. A Liberal application of linseed Oil and dough lessened the pain considerably and Drew the tire from his hands and face. He had recovered suf Lucenti to be Able to return to hts duties tuesday though his Burnt hands my his blistered a be were painful Evi hence of the fact that he had had a i t colous escape. General James be coloured inmate who whiles away Thistle there and who was the Only other oct Welty of the boiler room when the explosion occurred was not in juried in the least. His woolly hair Ivas hardly noticeably singed and so calmly did he take the occurrence that he did out Rise from his chair even when pieces of Sheet Iron bricks and debris were fitting the room. He quietly smoked hit pipe and remarked that it was no use to get sheered Atter the boiler had done Blower up a the damage to the boilers and machinery can be repaired for perhaps one Hundred and fifty dollars. The breeching above the Boller will be replaced with new material. The service v. As not in the least impaired by the Accident and All the steam net assay can be supplied to run the electrical machinery. The seven boilers in the room ate not a ways used to furnish the required amount of steam and when the explosion occurred five it them were being utilized. Ail but one can now be used. The wrecked boiler xviii ire repaired ready for operation within a week. The Caum of the explosion though at first somewhat Uncertain has been figured out to be the result Gas escaping into the Furnace after it a supposed to have turned off. The Gas had been turned off probably Twenty live minutes when the explosion occurred and a defective valve allowed the Gas to escape into the Furnace which was yet intensely hot. When a sufficient amount bad gathered the a it is supposed was ignited by the i hot Wail of the Furnace and the explosion followed. No blame is attached to it it any-1 one connected with the management of Lite engine and boiler rooms. Frats and make anti feats War in literary societies banquet. What is known As College spirit has been running rampant among the students of the Ohio University the past week. The fraternities and the anti fraternity members of the literary societies have been waging a War for supremacy and As a result there have been some Lively times in College circles. For a number of weeks the fraternities and the non fraternity members of the societies have been in a Bellicose condition. Producing two factions in the College As distinct As were Ever found in the political Field. As a result of this College politics the two factions began a systematic manipulation of the political wires with the Hope of electing special friends of each Side to the offices in the athenian Anu Philo Mathern literary societies. The election of officer was held and it seems that the anti fraternity students won a slight Victory. This Victory of Victory it May be called is easily accounted for by the fact that in the three fraternities in the University Here there Are about thirty five Active members. Friday evening the installation of the presidents elect was held in the athenian literary Hall. The installation was done in the most approved style. Every semblance of an orderly systematic and effective body was lamentably lacking. Every Man wanted to talk at the same time the fraternity men were on the War path and the anti fraternity men were there ready to resent the slightest imputation school boy bickering and Antipol rostering marked the proceedings of the installation. Boisterous Ness and menacing though not on the literary Prog run constituted the most conspicuous feature of the exercises. Even profanity was heard above the incoherent jabbering s of the wrought up members though the Man who was guilty of using it explained his language by making the incredible statement that he was merely quoting from Wendell Phillips. The installation was brought to a tumultuous close and the ominous rumblings which h for a time seemed certain to break Forth in a frat and anti frat Thunder storm were hushed temporarily at Lea to. Nothing was badly lampooned except the air. The demonstration ended us student rebellion us tally do without blood and without effect. As a culmination of the so called Victory of the anti fraternity is my or of the societies. This faction decided to celebrate the Triumph by giving themselves a banquet at hotel Athens. Friday night. Games and music formed the amusement until to o clock in the hotel Parlours and at that hour the announcement was made that the banquet tables were ready to be relieved of their bounteous burdens. After the completion of this gastronomic performance toastmaster Haddox called for speeches. Those who responded were or. C Vav. Super prof. Milliman. Kirken Dill. President of the Philo Mathern society. Lapp president of the athenian society. Herb Beckler Rochester Irwin. C. U. Cline and Eugene tattle. The finishing touche of the barbarian banquet were Given about i sgt saturday morning and the half Hundred guests a-3srxd Herald. Athens Ohio thursday Mohning j a Carv imposing ceremony marked the inauguration of George k Nash governor of Ohio. Monday. Col uni but to h Roo by thousands of Buck Eye citizens who cheered the hew chief executive Catheri morning scene at cemetery it Ike Groux k. Nash was duly inaugurated governor of Ohio at the state capital monday with most imposing ceremonies and under most auspicious conditions. Governor Nash was the principal participant and the cynosure of All in an event that for the fiftieth time has taken place in the great Buckeye state. Governor Nash said the Ohio state journal in the excellent account of the Happy political event took the solemn oath of office one hand resting upon the holy Bible and the other upraised to heaven As the clocks of the City struck the hour of 18. The ceremonies of inauguration were held in the Rotunda of the statehouse before a mighty throng of people which was no greater Only because there was no room for More. At the East Ide the speakers stand had been erected. Before it. In a great half Circle sat Hundred of men and women prominent in the Many sided life of the state with eyes upraised to see and ears All strained to hear. In each of the four Broad Bali leading to the Center of the massive old building up the stairs and Down where daughter at Green Lawn cemetery and strewed them with Flowers. Upon the completion of the inaugural ceremonies and after the oath of office had been administered to the other state officials the Parade the greatest pageant seen in columns Fox Many year began to March. The streets were thronged with ohioans who viewed with a Pride which could not have been concealed even if the attempt had been made the magnificent procession. Even the weather itself seemed to conspire to the perfect Success of the Days doings and the Winter Sunshine never streamed from the heavens More Bright and More go orious. Sex governor Bushnell and governor Nash reviewed the Parade from the stand on High Street. Immediately upon the conclusion of the ceremonies incident to the inauguration of governor elect Nash the members of the Senate left the Rotunda of the Capitol in a body. Lieutenant governor Jones and judge John a. Caldwell soon to become his successor in office leading the Way. And returned to the Senate chamber where the oath of office was administered to the latter. There was not much ceremony in connection with this proceeding which was very simple and quickly Over. Lieutenant governor Jones rapped the Senate to order and stated that the time had arrived for him to perform his last official act. That of presenting to the Senate hts successor in office and their presiding officer for the next two years. Lieutenant governor Caldwell who occupied a seat at the left of lieutenant governor Jones then arose in his place and it took Union himself the solemn obligation to support the Constitution of the United states and the Constitution of the state of Ohio in the performance of tillers of the soil Witto that a Rupec Tira Home feeling kh0d Wuh clapping of hand and that they had grandly celebrated a famous anti frat Victory. Immediately after the installation in the athenian Hall several fraternity members of the societies attended a called meeting in the Philo Mathern Hall Here Tiro members were summarily tired from the society. A third member by the epidermis of his molars was saved from a similar Fate by the pathetic pleading of a Young lady member. This expulsion was done by the fraternity members in the absence of the anti frat who were Taco at that moment Gorma dising at hotel Athens. On Friday morning a burlesque program on the program of the anti frat was issued by the fraternity member before evening this a answered by the the anti frat in a circular which was freely distributed on the streets. Both i Cor backs issued by the fraternity Mem Ber were made up of attempted roasts they were redolent Wilt. Cheap wit limping satire and bombastic rant which would have been no credit to a ten year old boy. The War of the factions goes merrily on and from present indication new impetus i gathering every Day. February term juror. Monday morning the grand and Petit juror were drawn for the february term of co Mem plea court beginning february 5. Following is the list Petit j vat. Dead in his barn. Bro a to wi.i., Jan. H. T. Mccune an old resident of this place was found dead in i barn Friday. He had been troubled with heart disease which was the cause of his death. His funeral took place at the Broadwell cemetery on sunday and was the largest attended of neral Ever known in this Community. He leaves a Host of friends to mourn i toss. J. W. Bryson Trimble w Hallison. Waterloo Vav ii Mckee Athens Robert Daugherty. Troy Horner Man yield Cana an j. B. Smith. Rome Lee Dorr. Athens s. J. Hanford Trimble John Bell York Lank Stout Carthage ii. M. Smith York it Rin Dirge Dover. Cheers. Long festoons of Smilax trailed gracefully from tile four Arches and the Walls were fresh and Green with Palms. Above the portrait of each of the former governors of Ohio a draped the glory of the stars and stripes and upon the desk at which the governor elect became the governor a great mass of Beautiful loses made the whole air fragrant. As governor Bushnell Rose to make his Brief and Graceful address and to present to his successor the governor s commission. He saw before him and above him. On the West Wail of the Rotunda a faithful imitation of the american Flag shining with lights of red and White and Blue. Above Embi emetic of those who made the old Flag what it is were the letters a a. A. In. And below was a great Star glowing with softened Light. Behind him and above him stood the famous Republican glee club who members have Sung their party to Victory so Many times before their singing was artistic and inspiring nor was other music lacking. Foi the fourth regiment baud one of the Best organizations of its kind on Earth a there to set the echoes flying with patriotic air the supreme court the senators standing while this ceremony a being performed lieutenant governor Jones then presented his successor in office with the Gavel which he had used in preserving order in the Senate. George m Antle dead. Passe away suddenly sunday morning at Glouster. Uram it 4 of. Joseph Bishop. La hit. Geo. Chapman. York Vav. E Baker. Athens Jas Tharp. Tumble Andrew diem Athens ii. R. Marquis Waterloo John p. Coe Alexander w. A Carpenter. Trimble John c. Parker. York a. J. Mosier Bern Samuel Mcneal. Waterloo g. H. Chad Well Dover Geo. M. Hackle Athens Jno basely. Rome Peter Wash Athens. Governor Bushnell spoke with much spirit and evident deep feeling. The Success of his two administration was not forgotten by those who heard him. And he a applauded to the Echo As he resigned i office to judge Nash and the people standing before them the Man who must Lear the Burden of the chief executive of the state for the two years which Are to come a perfect Hurricane of cheers made the very rafters ring. The governor elect surrounded by the members of his family the official who must Bear with him. The Burden of the conduct of the state his staff officers Aud other men and women of prominence outlined in i address the policy upon which be will direct the state # affairs. Ile spoke for half an hour. Trim nut. Jan. Mantie aged sixty five and a prominent citizen of this Community died suddenly sunday morning at Glouster. He had been ailing for several week Bat not seriously. He arose in the morning Anu attempted to build a fire but death came before he bad gotten the fire started. His son. De came had him taken Home at once interment will take place at the Concord cemetery tuesday at ten o clock. Or. Amie a a prominent Farmer and Burines Man and had resided in Tai s Community All his life death of William Pierce. A Jan. funeral of William Pierce took place to Day Here. His death occurred wednesday of complication of disease. He was about fifty years of at and leave a wife and three children lie was born in Virginia and coming to Marshfield Many year ago made i Home Here Ever since. However for a time he was engaged in business in a mrs file and Dexter. He was connect cd with m. V. Pierce Lier in the mercantile business. He was also the manufacturer of of the famous cot to j icon which ha.-, wont reputation for it Many curative j s. The Day a saddened for judge Nash by the absence of those who would have shared Bis Triumph in company with mrs. Babcock Early in the morning he ? is Ted the Quot rave of Bis wife and links sudden death at Broadwell. A is it Lue Jan. Ii. Or. Henry t. Mccune aged seventy three year a highly respected citizen of Broadwell and brother of c b and s. It. Mccune of Bis place died suddenly it iday funeral service were held Bendy under the auspices of Amesville Lodge k so a. M. Of which order he bad been a member for Many years. Met and discussed subjects of Kindred interests at Albany last week. Two Days russian of Tho Farmer a Institute Krait its from ably to All stats and spanker mimic and whistling girls. Hundred upon Hundred More and time official duties the oath of office being after time the grand old dome was set to administered by chief Justice Shauck of , Jan. The third annual ses Sion of Albany Farmers Institute at the f. W. B. Church at this place wednesday january 3 at i a. In., and a opened with a Choice selection of music by the Albany mandolin club followed by invocation and address by Rev. J. H. Kirkpatrick. Responses by Hon. J. L. Carpenter president of the Institute. I he paper of j. S. Jolley on the culture of Small fruits on the farm was read by e. S. Lewis Secretary after which the feeding of poultry for profit was ably Dis cussed by mrs. L. B Adair. The appointments of committee on resolutions and nomination was next in order after which the Institute adjourned until i of clock. Among the interesting Arni instructive talk Given at the first session a that by or c. W super president of the onto University. The afternoon session was opened with music by the mandolin dub followed with song by choir. State lecturer amp a me Laughlin gave a talk on the Breeding and keeping of Fine Wool sheep. The i question was ably discussed by Jacob Mcvey and Vav. G Caster of pm. Rock. After song by the choir i Mary Lewis read a paper a Honor your in her usual a a a and pleasing manner which was Avell received by the Large and appreciative audience. The a followed by music by mandolin club after which stale lecturer g. K Brott was introduced who gave an Acle talk on the making and Selling of Gilt Edge butter. The practical Side of farm life a Hie title of a paper read before the Institute by ii a Makena. After song by choir Institute adjourned to meet at it to o clock p in. In flu even log. It a generally understood by the Farmers and Friend that this was to be the Banner session of the Institute and w Hen the hour came for the opening of the exercises the Church the largest Albany affords a filled to it utmost capacity after a Choice selection of music by the mandolin club. Or w. O. Thompson. President of the Ohio state University took Hie stand and a greeted with prolonged applause such As Only a Large and appreciative audience can the Fame of the doctor a the greatest orator of the St ate of Ohio had proceeded ism and i audience a prepared to give to him a Welcome greeting and that they were not disappointed in his Rotatori Cal ability a evidenced by the fact that during the hour of his address the most profound i ter est was Manifest and applause after applause ran through the audience. Before or. Thompson took the stand the children of Sinany Sang a Beautiful song entitled a gaining in knowledge. After address mrs. Pheobe Moler Sang a Solo after which s. K Mclaughlin gave a talk on the a Farmer s this a followed by a Beautiful Anthem by the choir after which the meeting adjourned to meet thursday morning at nine o clock. Tills session Waas the ones that pre c ceded it tub of interest h. In. My i Ai ugh tin or Vav o. Thompson Aud g e. Scott All made Able addresses on the subjects assigned them after which came reports of the committees and election of officers. A. Vav. Lynch was elected president a. C. Dailey and e 8. Lewis were re elected to their respective offices. The afternoon session met at one o clock and after song by the choir 8. K. Mclaugllin told How to make the Best Hay. This question was discussed by several Farmers much to regret of his Many Albany admirer and friends judge j. M. Wood a unable to be present. The audience a again entertained by Vav. O Thompson who a usual captivated his audience. Be a followed by to e. Scott and Mush by the choir. This closed the third session of the Institute. The session was pleasant and profitable and the Institute a a grand Success. One of the very interesting feature was the whistling girls. They gave their exhibition at the last session and their excellent rendition were received with great a pal a use. Henry biker of Athens gave the in vocation at the opening of the last session. Death of mrs Finley the death of mrs Ella Fogley. Wife of t j Fig Ley. Occurred sunday morning at 8 o clock at her Home near Fisher after a protracted illness. A malignant growth was the cause of death mrs. Fogley was at a Columbus Hospital about two week ago where an operation was to have been performed. It a found that she was not physical Able to undergo the trying ordeal and tile operation was postponed. The deceased a forty three yearn old Aud beside a husband leaves two children a set a and a daughter. Funeral services were Beld tuesday at i o clock at the Cumberland presbyterian Church. Rev. J ii Kirkpatrick officiating interment took place at the cemetery there. To be brought Home Are the remains of w. H. Hill who died in the Philippines the remains of a h. Hill. Son of amp b Hill will be brought Home for funeral service and interment from Manila where several month ago he gave up his life in answering his country s Call. Disease which is even More fatal than the Leaden Hail of the insurgents has Laid Many a Brave boy in Blue Lowic never ending sleep and among them Young Hill was numbered. Sometime ago a transmit left san Francisco for the Philippines islands for the purpose of bringing to America the honoured Soldier dead it is believed that this transport. Latrom with the treasure o Many a family has already left Manila and that it will reach san Francisco some time in february. Hill s remain will be brought to America on this transport. Sent across the continent to his Natl e county of Athens where service commemorative of the manner in which he died will be held it is the intention that he will be buried with military honors which will be then so appropriately typify the heroism and life Given with Ltd it plaint or Sigil for his country. The exact Date of the ceremonies cannot now be determined but if the Tran port is not delayed in it trans Pac Lilc passage the remain will arrive in ath ens about Hie Middle of february. The services will be held at Clark s Chapel and there in his own native county he will be Laid to rest until the reveille arouses the Soldier from his dream in i narrow bed. The Athens uniform rank k. Of p. And the members of com Pany b. Seventh regiment will in att probability attend the a sequels a military escort. Captain Frank e Mcku Berry has already obtained permission from colonel ii. A Moody of the Fate regiment of the uniform tank for the Athens division to attend the funeral of Young Hul tin funeral services will be conducted by re to u Canfield and if possible general Grosvenor will be present a the ceremonies. Fares iut Titae the fourth Annuli aim k. Jan. I Farmers Institute will by held Here in the presbyterian Church on wednesday and thursday Janciar >7 and is prominent a leaders will be present among whom will be Reg ii it state speakers John be of Columbus Ami Vav. G Farnsworth water Ville. All persons interested in the cause of agriculture and in ail that a recoil to make farm Ute attractive instructive and elevating Are cordially invited to attend an excellent program is being prepared and those who attend Are promised both an interesting and profitable two Days session. Death of j c. Cooper Jai a a. Albany citizens both White and coloured regret to learn of the death of a former resident. J c. Cooper which occurred at Columbus saturday. The deceased leaves a wife and three Small children who have the sympathy of the people Here. Anti Sal league the it Lido Ami Saloon Iari gue will occupy the pulpits of the several churches of this City with their representative workers on sunday Jan. Slat farther note will be made in next week s paper As to House and place of service and the names of the different speakers. Deafness cannot be cared by local application As they cannot reach the diseased portion of Hie ear. There in Only one Way to cure deafness and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous linings of the eustachian tube. Vav Lien this tube is inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing and when it is entirely closed deafness the Reni it and unless the inflammation can Fie taken out and tills tube restored to lbs Normal condition hearing will be destroy cd forever nine cases out of ten Are caused by Catarrh which is nothing but an inflamed condition of Lite mucous surfaces. We will give one Hundred Dollar for any Case of deafness Causer by Catarrh that cannot be cured by halt s Catarrh cure. Send for circulars free. F. J Cheney St oo., Toledo. Of bold by druggist. 75c. Hail family pills Are / the Best. A Safe investment. We desire to Call your attention to the financial statement of the american National building and loan company Ami having Bank on another Page Money in vetted in this company is absolutely Safe a everything is based upon first mortgage Loans secured by property Worth Many time the loan. Remember or. Rowson is the Only properly qualified veterinary surgeon is Athens county. Office Corner main and Union streets Athens. Let a. Fifo sea mares and males wanted horses. Mare and Maist. Must a a in pm d order. Will be Vav a ten s livery stable Athens. Friday. January 13. A s. Buck. A i. Berry late ant own a Wilets i am willing to take my oath that i a cured o pneumonia entirely by the use of it gone minute cough cure after doctors failed it Atwo cured my children of whooping quickly relieves Aud cures cough colds croup Grippe and Throat and lung troubles. Children ail like it mothers endorse it. Chiue s pharmacy. Gds its veer Newels with f Aera ret. And Rattler in. 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