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Elyria Chronicle (Newspaper) - January 23, 1909, Elyria, OhioV it rom out in county Datomo vol. S no. 170. Elyria Ohio Satur Bat january 23, 1904. Floods All Over the caused by melting of two months accumulation of worse elsewhere than Here. Hugs bomb a kit not a Street car running at loss. Jan. Not an electric car is miming in Canton today. The entire Street railway system of can ton. Massillon the interurban from Canton to Akron from can 1 ton to Alliance and from Canton to 2 new Philadelphia Are knocked out by High water. I the highest Mark for Twenty five years has been reached. Dynamite was used to destroy part of a railway r track in order to prevent Complete flooding of the City water works pumping station. Several people reported drowned at Findlay. I Findlay Ohio Jan. The Hood t is still raging in Findlay and the destruction is immense. Bridges in both North and South Findlay Are closed. The Lake Erie Western railway company was forced to put of crashed stones across their to keep it from being carried air railroads and electric toads Are stopped in and out of the leased. The City water Plant is drowned out. All factories some surrounded by water Are closed Down schools dismissed and business is suspended. Hundreds of families have been rescued from their Homes in boats. It is reported that one child while being rescued was drowned and car ried off by the current. All Public Halls were thrown open and Are hous ing people driven from their Homes. The aggregate damage will be very Large. Greensburg Ohio Jan. Day afternoon Lotia Perin a school girl while watching the flood fell into Flag run and was drowned. Bucyrus Ohio Jan. San Dusky River has Floo ded the lowlands around Che City and the people have been forced to vacate their Homes. The spore Bridge is gone and two other. Bridges May be washed any moment. Galion. Is without natural Gas As the ice has broken the main. Tiffin Jan. Water is so High Here that have been comr pulled to Many to boats. I rescued. It is rumoured that people in North Findlay have been drowned. Currents of water Iare Rushing through the streets. Mahoning River rapidly f rising and railroads Are flooded. Youngstown Jan. Morn ing the Mahoning River was close to water Mark and rapidly rising. The p. Y. A. Bridge of the Penn Sylvania Railroad has been washed away at Mahonin town and the abut ments of the new b. O. Bridge. New Castle Junction have also been carried away by the water. The Pennsylvania Railroad has also serious at Struth ers. And elsewhere along the line. Driven from reported drowned. C Fremont Jan. Flood Situa Tion this morning is very serious. The entire Low Section of the town is i submerged. Traffic on the Lake Shore electric Between Fremont and Toledo is suspended several Bridges 1 being washed out. The water on the company s track on state Street in the heart of town is three feet deep and the powerhouse is sur founded. The Wheeling has also suspended traffic on this division and four feet of water covers several Miles of track. Forty workmen Are hemmed in by and cannot be re Chagrin Falls Ohio Jan. The main Road Bridge has been washed away Here and the Adams bag company s big factory has been closed. Berea Ohio Jan. Place was in darkness last night to the flooding of the electric Light Plant. The big four switch Bridge at the Cleveland Stone company s quarries was washed away last night. Dayton Jan. Chautauqua grounds Are covered by several feet of the trestle work on the Cincinnati Dayton Toledo Road Between Franklin and was completely swept away. All traffic Between fran twin Miamisburg is stopped. Police worked All night rescuing at Delaware. Delaware Jan. Is to Day experiencing the highest water in her history ird the City Foo led for two squares on either Side of the Ole tangy River. The tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad which parallel the River Are under from two to four feet of Vater and trains Are operating with difficulty. The River began to Rise about mid night and the police fore worked until Daylight rousing and rescuing inhabitants of the houses in the flooded . Damage at Lorain about 1.500.000 up to this time it is estimated the loss on account of the breaking of the ice in the River is Over the e. M. Pack and the Hendricks s. Tolden two big freighters were carried Down and Are lying helpless at the Mouth of the River together with at least a dozen other boats. As tugs shows and dredges completely blocking the Mouth of the River and preventing the Joe going out into the Lake. As the Holden was swept Down the River she struck the b. It o. Car dump completely demolishing it. The piling up of the ice at the a Kwh of the River has caused the docks to be entirely submerged As Well As All the land around the via fed. The Lorain lumber company and Wood lumber company have lost thousands of feet of lumber. The staging for the new boats at the shipyard has been swept away and the company will sustain a very heavy loss. Breyman Brothers who have the contract Here for build intr the break water Etc., for the government will suffer a loss of the damage that will result to the docks and the different vessels can not be estimated at this time but it is conservatively stated that before the ice goes out there Wilt be a loss of Over there arc now about Twenty ves Sels of various kinds lying in a help less condition at the Mouth of the River. The loss of the b. It o. Com Pany will run into the worst flood the tory of Western Penn Sylvania expected. Pittsburg Jan. 22. Up Raster Frank Ridway at 5 o clock this morn ing notified the police departments of Pittsburg and Allegheny to with the mim20 Miles of ice Cincinnati Jan. Miles of ice is coming Down River carrying fear into the hearts of every Rayerman whose boats Are tied to the e Shore by great hawsers that seem but fragile threads in View Down Rush of an ice Field so Exten Sive. V --1the lowlands to pre Len Rise in the Rivers flood in the history Sylvania since the the weather Bureau expected Here tonight Aye the existing Condi Outlook been so serious the real rear Christian will to of Rev. Wannamake sunday Nior Ning. It is helpful to nips who Are Chris its it those Are tet those who deceived. Szklir Jacob Riis. Jacob Riis is the president s closest personal Friend and is now writing the life of or. Roosevelt which will be published in Book form in new York about March 1st. Discussed pavements. The property owners of fourth Street held a meeting at the Council chamber thursday evening and Dis cussed the matter of paving for that thoroughfare. Although it was not definitely settled Brick will undoubtedly be used. The petition was left open to enable those who have not already signed to do so. Middle Avenue residents will hold a meeting at the same place next thursday evening to discuss paving matters for that Street. A representative of the c. S. W. Co. Has been invited to attend to look into the feasibility of Boulevard ing the thoroughfare and ascertain what the railway company would do to Aid in the matter. Come and hear. Come and hear mrs. Elizabeth Schauff at Grant army Hall sunday evening Jan. 24. If you doubt Spir its return come and give tic guides of mrs. Schauff a subject for the lec Ture of the evening. Come hear and receive message from the spirit world. Prove All things before you pass judgment. If pm hot Call at d. Lewis it go s this week grocer for a try Eft of see Only Ioc. Common pleas court. Isabel Hazel is g. A. Bingham it Al. Partition and equitable Relief. The petition prays for the Divi icon of property interests on Chestnut Ridge Eaton township. J. F. Burke plaintiffs attorney. Of Huyler s old fashioned molasses Candy at Dykeman a of one lot ladies and kid gloves. As Are pair. The frigg of it Everard co. To have an assistant a curate will assist the Rev. J. T. Schaffeld in administering to his rap. Idly increasing Congre gation. The appointments for the diocese of Cleveland made Public Friday by Bishop Horstman include a number of changes of interest to people in this Vicinity. Rev. J. Hefferman will be curate of Elyria Parish with Oberlin As a Rev. J. P. Wac Fronski win be Tor of the immaculate Church at Grafton with Charpe the Assumption polish a Mission. Rev. G. A. Brannigan the pastor at Grafton is transferred Kent. Instead of having a resident Wellington is made a Mission Rev. Joseph a. O Connor of m in charge. The changes will take effect february 7. The Early industries of Elyria discussed by the Kozy Woolen Mills Etc. The Kozy Klub were entertained Friday evening at the Home of or. And mrs Fred n. Smith. R. Cary the annual Handicap e vent at the elks club rooms will Start soon. F annual Handicap Pool tournament at the elks club. It is confined to club members Only. Nearly All who look part in the event one year ago will enter besides a number of recent additions to the club. H. C. Johnson w. T. Bentz i. D. Faxon and w. C. Lemaster Wil probably be the scratch men with about a dozen excellent players with a Handicap of five balls any one of whom can give the scratch men a Good Brush. Social. There will be a dime social for the Benefit of the old ladies Home at the residence of mrs. Parks Foster monday evening january 25 at 7 p. M. There will be music and an entertainment for the evening. Every one is cordially invited. 2t Russia s Navy Czar has ordered seventy five new ships of War. A St. Petersburg Jan. Gen eral committee of the ministers inv decided to augment the personnel of the Navy by Twenty vice admirals. 36 real admirals 102 captains 349 commandants Yoo lieutenants 777 mid Shipmen and 524 engineers. This move was made to meet the contemplated expenditure of 000.000 of the Navy by taking Twenty five Battle ships and fifty other War ships and a Fleet. High officials have bitterly Launt de the appropriation necessitating making Concession of Japan against Russia s inadequate seaport defences. They Are now determined to have a Fleet fit to meet even the British Navy. Gave a Reading from Ortr National Parks by John Muir. Or. W. G. Sharp gave a very interesting account of the Man fat Tures of Elyria including the Furnace Woolen Mills and car Sirur works of Early Days. Drowned Cleveland Jan. Hrnjak of 281 Seneca Street for lumber from the Seneca a trim Bridge Friday afternoon fell eff was drowned. Flume is lost a purse mrs. Peters of no. 32? Columbus Street lost a purse containing a Little Over it was a Black velvet one with beads on one Side of it. O . The greatest of health will be demonstrated free thu we a at d. Lewis it co i. All we to Call and to thursday night at Midnight tie flume of the Riverside milling East Branch was washed away. It was in a weak condition and High water at Midnight demolished it a new flume will have to be build which will take the very Best Oak. It is estimated that it will Cost be. Tween and to rebuild it. It is thought the water wheel wac also swept out with the flood the water is too High to Tell surely. The Elyria milling co. On Lodi Street suffered no loss whatever the Wall of heavy masonry filly protecting it from damage. Taken to jail defaulting cashier of produce Bank indic Eaf on three counts for pm taken my court monday to i and get his sentence. Cleveland Jan a. The defaulting cashier of the pro acc Exchange Bank which closed its doors Friday was in dieted on three counts for embezzlement saturday and one half hour later he was a hit cell in the county jail. The entire program was Evidente arranged in Advance. The Case wan taken up by the jury As soon As it met saturday. W. H. Gabriel president and Thomas j. Holmden assistant Ier of the Bank were witnesses indictments were returned after Brief session. As a part of the arrangement Rose the jail in a Carriage hour after the War returned. He was registered placed in a cell. The original plan was to have arraigned immediately Rind be sentenced in that care Rifet would Nave been in Chi Mew me saturday. This part of he was changed and Rose will new arraigned until monday. 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