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Elyria Chronicle (Newspaper) - January 27, 1909, Elyria, OhioOnly papist in Lorain county having news vice. Vol. 3. No. 173. Chronicle same fight against Elyria s interest wepm8spay. Jan tory ,7 the following appeared in the reporter of tuesday evening. Bayru a tammany gang. From All that has transpired since the last meeting of the City Council the conclusion is forced that an Effort is being made to seat or. To Bill whether he is entitled to the place or not As Imp. Worthington says in an interview published else where it is a scheme of a tammany ring of politicians who assume to de cide just who can or who cannot hold office in this and that this willing to go to desperate lengths to gain its ends is growing More Aad More apparent every Day. It is the same gang that held the Gas company of for it is the some gang that tried to hold up a Candi Date for Congress recently and it is this same gang composed for the most part of designing Aud unscrupulous politicians who Are trying to run the politics of the City and county. The Bunch represent nothing Are in the game to get All there is in it both politically and financially. This latter move is in line with other attempts to Rob the peo ple. If or. Hobill can be seated the infamous Resolution to hire an out Side Engineer at an enormous expense to make plans for a new sewer system can be railroaded through the Council and other things of a Simi Lar character accomplished. It is Well for the City of Elyria that in this instance an in corrupt a but desperate. Handed by the gang s anarchistic at Torney. That or. Hobill May be an innocent victim is in Nowise a Miti gating circumstance. That is one of the Strong Points of this gang of political highwaymen n. Or. Worthington was chosen to a seat in the Council without a pro test and by a majority vote of a body that makes its own to Vern mental to attempt to at incl its proceedings is equivalent to an assault upon the foundations of our City government. But nothing is too sacred to escape the machinations of these political trick sters who Stop at nothing to Gam a Point it is High time the honest people of Elyria and Lorain county awoke to the fact that the clutches of these political desperadoes Are tight ening Abonit their throats the one of which the reporter has been the Organ for a number of years that Ever burdened the re publican party in Lorain county the grievance that has caused All these outbreaks has been the loss of Power by this same old ring As the result of efforts of the people whom they Are assailing. No amount of Billingsgate can Blind the people to the fact that the reporter can place its fingers on no instance where All the people who Are opposed to the old and where the chronicle has not been upon the Side of the Public in the fight for Lake water which will soon be com ing in abundance to Elyria in the tight for cheaper Gas which resulted in the reduction from to 25 cents and in every controversy the Public and the chronicle have worked together for the Best interest of All. And it is this same Public that the foregoing article refers to As the tammany ring the article seems to indicate that the inspiration for the attempt to Force or. Worthington into the of fice to which it is alleged he did not aspire has come from the plan to fight the City s efforts to get a adequate sewer system in the same manner As an adequate pure Supply has been fought and same old the efforts to fight the City in the water question resulted in the lots of something like but it is to Price one cent. Riverside Saloon rear Admiral Robley o7 Evans. The foregoing is a fair Sample of what has been Given the City for the past year or two excepting that it goes farther in admitting what the chronicle has attempted to show All the time and that is that there is a targe class of people who Are deter mined to defeat the Only tammany a that this sex by ring will not be Able to any such loss to the City in these curing of a sewer system. People will not put much Stock in their proposed Economy in opposing the expenditure of or to get the very Best Talent obtainable in the outset in providing a permanent sewer system for the City when the same forces have caused a loss to the City of such i amount of Money Seine s than these Days. At the told him to much s. Revival meet Ings closed to act for the most not fire broke out about o clock on morning in the bar room of the Riverside hotel Saloon and in about two hours the building was tally destroyed the occupants hav ing escaped with nothing but their night clothes and such other Gar ments As they could seize in their haste to get out. How the fire started s a mystery it was discovered in the bar room in the Southeast Corner of the building by Sherman Chapman the night bag Gage and mailman. Without Stop Ping to warn the occupants of the building he rushed to the Central Hose House and rang the fire Bill As it was Early in the morning and the firemen had to be aroused from their Homes and upon their arrival at the fire the first fire plugs were found to be Frozen up it was nearly one half hour after the fire was discovered before water could be thrown. According to one Spectator it was Twenty nine minutes. The occupants of the building were George Conrad the proprietor mrs. Conrad her sister Alice eur rows the bar tender gust Kurtzwile and four boarders John Furman. George Boss Jim Carruthers and Billie Golden or. Conrad arose to Start the fire and when he started into the Hall was driven Back by the smoke. He gave the alarm and occupants of and says and Homes badly needed in Elyria Rev. John p. Sala was so prostrated by heavy work of the meetings held at la Porte and Ely a that he was obliged to close the revival meetings at the Church of Christ with tuesday evening s ser vice. Rev. Sala Labouring under great difficulties in these meetings but has created a Good interest and some conversions have resulted. It is to be hoped that he will speedily recover from overwork. In one year the big. New tube Mill will be in operation according to a report from Lorain. The Lorain tires Herald on tues Day came out with a prediction of a real estate Boom in Lorum and predicts that pipes be made at the big tube Mills by next january and new will come to Lorein next summer also that houses must be built. The prospects Point to great activity in the entire steel Pant. Elyria will no doubt have to do some preparing for that part of the growth that will naturally come to this City. The water works will be m operation in time to guarantee this feature of convenience and the pro Viding of suitable Homes and proper sewerage Are very essential to care for the interests of the City and to encourage the location Here of the people who Are anxious to become residents. Cd once by the smoke several of them being badly choked. The ladies were driven out in their night clothes and fled Bare footed to the Lake Shore depot where cloth ing was brought to them from the hotel Topliff and by mrs. Mcnulty in order to get out of the building windows had to be broken. Turrian was rescued through an upstairs win Dow. Kurtzwile and Carruthers escaped barefooted just having to seize their trousers. Conrad de m slippers but without Vest m hat none of the occupants said any clothing and the contents of lie building were destroyed. The fire companies All responded to the alarm but the fire had to such a Start before they cont any water that it was impossible save the building. As Only four feet intervened Between the room part the hotel property aae the Parsch lumber Mill the main forts were directed to to. And a Carload of Grain standi. Alongside the hotel. The Eagle Hose company located themselves in the basement of tie Pool room among the burning bars and although in Dange roae position stayed there until Allda. Of the fire spreading to the Lum Ber Mill was passed. The other fire men worked with a will. Gary Maddock one of tie Fin. Men was painfully Cut on head by a falling scantling. No one seems to know him the started. Or. Conrad doubts it com ing from the Furnace As that Back m the Middle part of the Batu my and it had been Baal ced for if at 9 o clock the night of or. Conrad says his loss is twee and with insurance upon the hotel to of or. Conrad has in the for about six years and saved Noth ing from the fire but about in the Safe. The Safe was fog m the cellar before noon and fee contents removed uninjured by to firemen. The building belonged to c Parsch whose loss is estimated Between and covered by insurance happily wedded disaster will bankrupt Chicago if forced to pay claims for damages caused thereby. The funeral of brother r. F new ton will be held at Belden. Ohio on Friday next at 11 o clock. Elyria Lodge no. 103, will leave hotel and our on car. Every member re Quested to be present. C. D. Dengate. Three men Cross Lake Erie in an ice boat. O. B. Van Epps Dave Mccormick and Jake Reh of Pelee Island arrived Here yesterday afternoon in an ice boat after a terrible experience. They left Pelee near the Canadian Shore monday afternoon to sail across the Lake but were caught in the blizzard and lost their Way finally striking mouse Island. They buried in Snow drifts and tossed about and were almost exhausted and Frozen when they arrived Here. Nearly five Hundred and seventy two kill two Hundred and ten seriously in two Hundred minor suits by theatrical Hanna improving nicely. The above represents he for which the City of Chicago May be held liable As a result of the Iroquois disaster. If the City be Force to pay the damages thus heaped up against it the City will be bankrupt that the verdict of Coroner Trae Are gives the claimants for damages a basis for action against the Rity and adds strength to their claims is agreed by Many lawyers the Earnhardt stolzes Burg nuptials at the Barnhardt Home on w. River St. Tuesday Eveh ing. Characters in the Valley picture represents the characters in the play the u North m r Joann to be Washington d. C there were some alarming reports around the Capitol tuesday in regard to the health of senator Hanna. These reports said the Ohio states Man was seriously ill with grip. The truth is however that or. Hanna Xmas better tuesday than he was on monday and was Able to sit up for a while and attend to some important business with his Secretary. The bad weather of the last few Days has interfered with his Complete recovery but or. Rixie who is at ending him is perfectly satisfied that Vith a few Days rest the senator will e Ahe to be out anti attending to n s duties. The wedding of miss Earnhardt eldest daughter of a. It Earnhardt of West River Street a or. Albert Stolzenburg occurred the Earnhardt Home tuesday no the Rev. John a. Schmidt coating. The attendants were miss Earnhardt sister of the Bride Charles Stolzenburg of Cleve Janaf Rother of the Groom. The dressed in White and the Bride in White and Blue. The ring s was performed under a Bell of and White Flowers and foliage parlor being tastefully decorate with these colors. There were a Large number in fists and Many Beautiful following the service was a wed dial supper and reception in which a number of the Young people of the neighbourhood joined. They will mate their Home with or. Earnhardt suits Are by filed amounting to nearly naming the City Chicago As a party with others. The lawyers Ere certain that the verdict of the Coroner s iry Iii be followed by a deluge of suits. The question As to the responsibility of the City in the deaths and injuries they hold to be practically settled Byi the verdict. The lawyers also claim that theatrical managers who have been fore used to cancel engagements and keep g f their companies Idle during the time theft the Teaters have been closed 3nd forming a Good Case against the cite of 7y company Nerc other t Cago especially those yet no houses which possess of railway conductors pose the militia local Divisi of the order of railway conduct has published resolutions con ing the business and Profe weather Hill Washington d. A Jan. Snow tonight Tad will j. Davis manager of the Quoin was arrested in his bed. He was allowed to dress and eat break fast. With supper. The ladies Aid society of the m. E. Church will serve sapper on wednesday evening Jan. From 3 he Ujj o clock. Price 15 Lodi us cleans assault. Eugene barrel of a bereft was indicted for assault on a girl from Oberem Chan cd his to guilty of smolt wednesday info. Ami

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