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Elyria Chronicle (Newspaper) - January 22, 1909, Elyria, OhioNo. 169. Up vhf Anent the congressional situation in the fourteenth District. Following is what is being bulked among the politicians or Columbus in regard to congressional matters in this District the Powers that be display no haste in issuing a Call Lor a special election to fill sex congressman ski lev unexpired term. The the leaders of the and Tite congressional comic consulted before aay thing is Odhe matter. That senator wih of it was at first thought his on Najiy of the candidates Pracz Ekay Ger wite his Nona authoritatively bounced that Wuh gossip Secretary of the order of will not become a candidate As he ambitious for a higher office in the order. The Lorain county candidates Are judge Webber and senator Chamberlain both of Elyria. There is a possibility that several other candidates May Spring up in this county. So far Richland county has no known candidate. Sex mayor. Huntington Brown and g. M. Skiles of Shelby brother of the Lite Congress however have been mentioned As possibilities. Tread and Harry Griffith of the of j Penitentiary managers. Morrow county has not had a Congo years acid two rep bucans of thie county Are skin g a plea special Hov this january z904. Trible damage to shipping at my ppm be have Public ways thursday morning rep abutting property owners pay half resent Tive Wertz s Bill to fix the As of the 25 per cent of township. Elected councilman from the is mistake made in declaring Worthington Lersch s successor. Charles Hobill is the councilman elect for the first Ward. After being elected tuesday evening by a plurality vote of the Council the Deci Sion of the president was contrary. But the supreme court of Ohio Lias decided that where the Law does not state the contrary that a plurality is sufficient. In fact if it were other Wise Many offices would be vacant because no Man gets a majority. In consequence Oil Hobill will take his seat at the next Council meeting. Answered Call while faithful to his duty. Steubenville Mallory mail clerk on the Cleveland Pittsburg. Was found dead yesterday morning in his car at Empire with letters clutched in his hands. His death was heart failure. His Home is at Syracuse o. Former Elysian married wedding of Fred r. Brooks of Bingham Utah to miss Mary Edith Cook at Park City of that state. The following is clipped from a Park City correspondent to a silk Lake paper the methodist Church was the scene of a pretty wedding at o clock noon thursday when the Rev. G. F. Cook United in marriage his daughter Jess Mary Edith and Fred r. Brooks. The sacred evince was tastefully decorated in Palms and carnations. The altar was banked with the same plants and Flowers. The Dorch was filled with and the Ushers walked from the front of the Chancel to the rear door where they met the brides maid maid of Honor and the Bride on the Arm of her father. Miss Blanche Woodward was the maid of Honor. She wore a gown of Point d sprit Over White silk and car ried Pink roses. Miss Eva Lambert wore a charming gown of White silk mull Over White silk and carried Pink roses. The Groom s Best Man was Ernest Fisher and the Ushers were James Don c. A. Blecher George l. Gieger. The Bride who is an unusually Beautiful girl was become ugly gowned in White crepe de Chine in train trimmed in Rose Point and lace. She carried a bouquet of Bride s roses. Following the the rela Tives friends and the bridal party enjoyed a reception at the Home of mrs. Cook and amid the Good wishes of All they later departed for Bingham where they will make their Home and where the Groom holds a responsible position. The wedding presents were Beautiful and costly and consisted of Cut Glass China silverware linens Etc. Mrs. Chaffee. Mrs. Adna r. Chaffee became on january 9 the first woman of the on that Date her husband Gen. Chaffee succeeded Gen. Young As chief of staff and his wife will take up the duties of ranking hostess of military social circles in the United states. During the Twenty eight years of her married life mrs. Chaffee has lived in All the principal cities of the country. She is the general s second and has e children. High water causes Hugh trouble in the Harbor Nickel plate Bridge washed out numerous Craft swept into the Lake Nickel plate traffic entirely Telb graphic communication Cut most costly flood in Lorain county s ice and flood rough awful havoc at i Orain Friday. The recent Rains swelled the Placid Waters of Black River until every Eddy and each current seemed on destruction Bent. Tugs barges dredges and ice and ton after ton of debris were jammed against the abutments of the Nickel plate Railroad Bridge until no human handwork could withstand the awful Power hurled against it. Nearly All of the Western portion of the Structure was carried away Only the retaining Wall and Stone abutments of the swing Bridge being Able to the All powerful tracks fish houses and everything contiguous to the River were whole buildings be ctr rent and broken to bits by the toils scene that followed. Piles of n Ber buildings and Timber were car ried Down the Swift current past the viaduct until the ice a foot m thickness and Miles in expanse and immense steel steamers blocked further Progress. Frail buildings offered less of an obstruction than nature and the devastation spread ing mass swept to the right of the Channel Flats to the West of Glenn s Beach. Chains and heavy cables were torn asunder jibe twine and Only three Craft below the viaduct were Able to withstand the Craft after sailing by deserted by everyone until the crowds on the viaduct a to Tiff at express Speed come sweeping Down the River on the deck was a woman his right Ana clasped Grid Jehef they were swept am crowd on Annex isthmus Friday the tug Cascade in was the Only Craft left capable of starting on the work of Rescue. Early Friday morning it was seen that nothing Short of a Miracle could save the Nickel plate Bridge from destruction and what would follow the loosing of the flood at that Point was a matter of conjecture and prayer. Ton after ton of ice beside the unbridled Force of the Swift cur rent now hurled against it. And still she held but when barges and dredges driven with fearful Impe us buried their added might against to it swayed and swayed Tell. Imagination cannot portray Thel Morgan offers a Bill to take in canal territory Washington Jan. Introduced a Bill in the Senate wednes Day afternoon providing for the annexation of the Republic of Panama and appropriating there for and further appropriating for the settlement of any claim Colombia might have against Panama and for the Pur Chase of All rights franchises Etc., of the new Panama canal co., and providing for the construction by the United states of the Panama canal. Repeal fellow servant Law senator would give All employees Chance to col Lect damages for injury Columbus Jan. Bill prepared and introduced thursday by sen Ator Smith of Tuscarawas makes a Railroad liable for damages for jury to any employee provided such injuries Are received while carrying out the orders of a Superior. Under the Law As it now stands railroads Are released from liability provided the Accident results from the carelessness of a fellow tace bin will be fought m the judiciary committee by the railroads. If you expect to boy or Coffee see Day s and and promptly at Yafo had to face. The org Aanet. Des troyed by fire House on Lake Avenue destroyed by flames at an Early hour Friday morn ing. The Home of mrs. Eliza Johnson on Lake Avenue just beyond the Griswold Road was attacked by fire Early Friday morning and was Al most entirely consumed. Two other buildings close by were in imminent danger but Good work by neighbors and friends As a bucket brigade saved them. The loss is partially covered by insurance. The House was occupied by mrs. Johnson and Ber daughter. The origin of the fire is to know. Copper Nickle plated Tea and Coffee pots cheap at Hubert of one lot Kwas an 490. Lime Taitts at Habert Day s. Appreciated there Are a lot of mighty Liberal Farmers in the Vicinity of. Ashland As the Rural free delivery mail carriers will testify. Ever since the service started the carriers have been remembered by Farmers along the routes of various kinds. But since the severe weather set in they Hare been fairly showered with Good things products 0f the farm. The Farmers realized that the local carriers have been doing exceptionally Well to get through with the mail every Day during the last week of storm and extreme cold and Are showing Thein jail times. Red comte a Levy Columbus he state tax Levy will Likely be reduced from 1.35 to 1.31 Mills. Gov. Herr a auditor Guilbert treasurer Mckinnon Secretary Laylin and Senate and House finance committee leaders conferred on the project yesterday. The reduction wife considered feasible. The was Van. Been carried off thex of Glenn s l As they neared the advanced to the rail. Of. Life boat j As the Craft swept by the Stogie abut. Meats both leaped Landing safely on Terra Firma the Man with Arm and the woman unhurt. Shortly after this the two steel steamers several steamers hand not serous tugs and dredges broke front their moorings huge chains and heavy cables snapping like from the Force of the current were swept to the end treate water where they floated in safety. Hot water stopped flood Youngstown starting of the Ohio Plant of the Carnegie steel co. Last week is believed to have prevented a dangerous flood. The hot water emptied into the floors collapse Many workmen narrowly escape death. Bellevue Many workmen at the Ohio cultivator co. Plant narrowly escaped death thursday. Three carloads of Iron had been stored on the third floor and it Sud Denly gave Way crashing through the second floor to the ground floor. Samuel Miller was caught and badly crushed but not fatally. Scores of workmen crawled jut from be Neath the debris and machinery but slightly Cut and bruised. Mahoning River from the Mills belled the ice leaving the River Cleat. The River is now High and is Stib rising. If clogged with ice it Woish be Over its Banks. Weather it ii a Large bleached Linen table cloths Best each. The co. Failure in fruit is due to setting wrong kinds. My fruit bulletin is a Safe guide by actual sent free to any address. S. C Myers Vermilion Ohio. Dealer in select Nursery Stock farm and get then seeds. Washington d. A Jan. Rain and colder Toai git. Urday Clearing colder in portion. Special to Sale. 75c ties at jew 5oc ties at ties at Fauver Robson. Rend the opening lady Peggy Oonea to fat Piui Quola. Special Sale Fine comforters. Oat in. Fall size. Well Aboaf Tion Alry Good tales at tace legs fsr prices 7se comforts Price. Comforts Sale Price comforts cow Artst Sale i ice. Cos forts sate

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