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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING RECORD ESTABLISHED APRIL I CENTS PUR SHIP CRUSHED BY ICE Grand With Qoes to the April tidings of the sinking of the steamer Grand Lake of the sealing fleet and the Berlous injury of several others caught in the grip of ice the sealer Newfoundland limped Into port leaking The New foundlands bows and stern were crushed by Ice and her crew of 200 men were forced to stand by for hours pumping and balling to keepthe ves eel The Grand Lake was shut up be tween two great Ice floos until her sides gave way and even her engines were Her numbering 214 made their escape to the steamer which was close A catch of seals went down With the Grand This cargo was TSlued at and was Young Woman to Play New April result of showing made by Hies Myrtle lust season ns Backer for the Antler Athletic club of Manager Pagan has re tained her the position this Miss tio is but seventeen years of made herdebut in baseball last season and by her clever playing won a position on the team over sev eral men She is the only feminine member ot the Miss Rowe is thestar attraction of the Not only does she play well in the but she is a strong and lajsl season had the d high average on the Pleet Sails for San San April wire leas message says the battleship fleet toft Magdalena bay at Sat wday on its way to tkls Tho ieet was making good progress at the menage was This Is the Time of Year Everybody Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets Every Year Built More Convenient THE QIBSON FURNITURE THE B1Q JTORC Fresh Fish Yellow Perch Blue Pike Lake Erie White Fish SBALTIMOREOYSTERS AT THE KUNTZE FISH MARKET West Oi Arlington Hotel BIG FIRE Sweeps Out Church and Business Section of Chelsea Are Homeless FIGHT FIRE ALL OA Police and Sold ers at Boston Contend Against Blaze CHELSEA DISTRICT SUFFERS Thirteen Three Hundred Dwellings and Many Schools and Hospitals Persona Injured and Two Fatalities April greatest flre Jhat has scourged any part of the met ropolitan district in ten years devas tated the tenement and retail business sections of burning over more than ono square mile of territory and leveling many of the citys best The flre started at and was not placed under control until 7 oclock last notwithstanding that half of the Boston fire departments strength and steamers from a dozen other cities and towns went to the aid of the Chelsea The loss was estimated at About j families are So far as could be learned there were but four Half a hun dred persons were The fire originated in the rear ot the Boston Blacking companys works on West Third near the eastern division of the Boston and Maine rail road and in close proximity to the Everett city A terrific gale from the which at times had a velocity of sixty miles an cur ried burning embers and sparks to a score of wooden most of them of cheap wooden con Flre Cuts Long started almost in the treme southwest section of tho city and cut a path to the end ofMaverick street at the extreme southeastern end of the which borders on Chelsea This point is about one mile and a quarter from the point j where the conflagration The flames swept through the heart of tho retail business which was about midway between the two ex treme limits reached by the Among the structures destroyed were thirteen two the public city five school twenty business nearly a score of factories and upward of 300 tenements and Among the places burned were Frost Childrens Fltz He Stanislaus Polish Cath olic First Baptist Uni tarian Lukes Episcopal church old Firth Metho dist Episcopal Elm Street Syn Chelsea Presbyterian Peoples Afro Methodist Fourth Street Unlversallst Fifth Street Congregational Churtleff Street Methodist Episcopal Second Adventist New England Telephone and Telegraph companys Austin Youngs Chaplin Soden Car com panys the Tidewater Oil com panys three Immense tanks near the easterly end of Marginal East Boston The streets over which the flames rushed Included Chest nut and Cherry to From Broadway the flre spread to BelllnR ham From Summer street tho flre cut another running diagonally across Third Ever ett avenue and Fourth street to Bel llngham The flames reached the principal street of the at n point between Third and Fifth streets and destroyed the Ma sonic Odd Fellows hall and the Bennett The flying embers and the showers of sparks were carried across Chelsea creek to the East Boston district and the East Boston engines were obliged to return from Chelsea to protect property In their A militia Ail by Mayor Beck of Chelsea brought out the First com coast Captain Renfrew In order to guard prop erty moved Into the streets from buildings In the paths of the Colonel commanding the ma rines at the Charlestown navy volunteered the services of the One Hundred and Fifth stationed at the navy and on request of Mayor Beck the company was sent to the fire under command of Captain Rear Admiral Swift of the navy yard also sent out all the men from the receiving ship Walmsh who were not already off on These sail ores were not sent under command of any but were Instructed to give their services wherever Flre Travels Marines with fixed bayonets held back the while the militia land sailors helped the inmates remove their Advance squads of the military and police were sent abend warning out families living in the path ol the which laapcd block after block with astonishing The crowds generally were oslly occasionally some excited houseown er would burst through the cordon of militia and marines to dash Into t a house for some forgotten but the presence of qo many uni formed guards overawed the rougher In the gale shingles and burning oil soaked rags were flung high into the air and went soaring over the Within halfan hour the Rosenfelt threestory wooden rag factory on Maple street was In flames as was the Chaplin Soden Car company Tons of tarred paper stored In the latter factory created a rtetise which made the work of the firemen extremely Soon a dozen factories and cheaper tenement houses west of Everett avenue wore in Early in the evening embers from Chelsea Ignited Stamford Oil com panys tanks ot the Bast Boston side of Chelsea creek and several of them blew up with terrific No one was on the East Boston and as the tanks were Iso lated no building was seriously dam Hospital Inmates By requisitioning ambulances from surrounding towns and cities and call ing into service all available carriages the police were able to speedily re more the inmates of the Frost hospi tal and the Childrens hospital out side the city limits to retreats of It was none too for both hospitals were shortly The flre at the Fltz library marked the limit of the burned area on to the On Broadway the Masonic temple and Odd Fellows building were burned as twelve business most PARIS CLOAK HODSE Store of Exclusive Theres a a house continues to in crease its business each successive we intend to continue the Our Coats and Suits Are worthy ot the critical consideration of every buyer who appreciates maximum the entire assortment is better and broader in scope than any we have ever offered to the ladies of An Early inspection is Requested 7O8 State ly of brick The Ore swept down Broadway went to within a block of Chelsea where It seemed to be held In check late In the In he meantime beiweon Drondway and the water front the southern sec tion of the city was in No one know where theflre would spring up np thplr goods out of occasionally found a mattress In flames In Hip mlriilln of the All the firemen n the center of the city and a half mile square of the rHsMonCM WIR In flames and no proto lion nvrtlvhp or woisnn uud rl droii ran around tho slnois 1 somoonn to cull he thpe were no firemen to AH II10 j money men posnexHed wns offered in j toanistnrs to cart away honsohoi j but there were few tennis to be Fleeing From the Over Chelsea bridge Into East Bos ton streamed a long line of flre refu gees lugging what few household ef fects they were able to Push drays and even baby carriages were piled high with furniture and Hundreds of persons car ried huge bundles tied up in These were mostly grayheaded wom en of the foreign One old woman staggered under a large bundle of clothes and in tho midst of which could be seen the wondering face of a baby too frig ed to Among these poor there ri not seem to be any There was no crying or wringing of All seemed to be too stunned by the disas ter that had wiped out their These people seemed mostly of the poorer classes who could not afford to lose what little they with factories and mills closed or earnings reduced by halftime Dense throngs moved toward the flre from too preoccupied with the flames and heavy pall of smoke sweep ing In swift panorama to take notice of the misery and suffering passing Firebrands were swept across Chel sea crabk to East Boston and live dwellings on Wadsworth street and vicinity were The Boston fire department was hard pressed to prevent the fire from The East Boston works of the Standard Oil company are in close proximity to tho burned and for a time ll was feared that they would be reached by the The work ot the fire men was directed especially toward preventing an explosion of the oil and41 was that they would Fires Progress Checked This work was difficult and for a long time its success was as burning oil spread out over the water and blazing embers constantly were being driven by the gale across the While the flames were sweep ing on to the water front in the Chel sea side the firemen were making a heroic stand at Chelsea square to pre vent further progress toward the If the blaze once broke away in that direction It seemed certain that the district between Essex street and the water including a large coal the Magee Furnace com panys the Austin Young bis cuit company and a shipyard with a number of large vessels 011 the ways for repairs would quickly be swept At 9 oclock woid spread among the weary firemen that the stand at the square had succeeded and that the flre was at last under At least two children werei born during the Smoke of 134 Chestnut street and Mrs Arnold of 77 Maverick street were the moth ers of these In both cases IN POLITICS As to it is Said Roosevelt Will be Simply an Interested Observer Anna Naylor OH April Anna K Nnylor IK at her home Igo She was a daughter of D Baldwin n pioneer physl clan of and widow of Harry who died here three years Harry B manager of the 1 Phlpps properIrs James agent for the Second National bank proper j and James all of I are prl B B fine suitings Greatest lot fine Goods in the this season at the splendid American and fine Im ported Suitings Goods sold to a lot of light Summery also medium and dark stripe and mix Brown of fifty styles to select from and all to 56 inches Fiftyfive inch solid color Her ringbone a Two Dollar genuine Imported English 54 inches best Lot 45c good serviceable inches and medium And check 25c BOQQS MOUTH Girl Blown From April Mary nine years was blown from a bridge into Millers river by the wind and was carried down in the James a plunged In and rescued April open shop policy adopted by Carriers association was the subject of dis cussion at a prolonged meeting of ma rine engineers In We are fighting the said Wllllem Kel business The decision of the executive officials will be received before final action can be Oil April TI tusvllle and Pleasantville capitalists have organized the Pleasantvllle trac tion company to build a trolley road between this city and The line will bo twelve miles It will connect with the Citizens Traction company making a trolley con nection along Oil creek from Franklin Mahanoy April cor oners Jury held Thomas Janowitz re sponsible for the death of his Thomas at Buck Mountain colliery under falling coal two weeks The evidence showed the miner to have been and it devel oped that he was working on another miners for which he paid He will be April Viall went Into the basement ot Drinkers drugstore with a lighted ci gar In his mouth the spark ignited a quantity of Viall was knocked Into a front room In the btuwnlent by the explosion and was pried out through the Tho stores plate glass doors were blown gas in a cesspool exploded and sheds and fences nearby were Viall was not in April eral Indictments were found by the federal grand jury in the peonage oases which followed the investigation asked by the Italian The names of those indicted will not be made public at but it was an nounced prominent coal compa nies and other large concerns were ac Assistant United States Attor ney General will assist Dis trict Attorney Northcutt In the prose Never One Day The periodic assertion Is made that on March Senator Da vid Rice Atchlsoii of who wan then president pro of the was president of the United States He never virtually or In 1703 congress enacted that in event of no president or vice president being ready to succeed the first office should devolve on the president of the senate and next on to the speaker of the The succession was changed in Zacbary Tay lor and Mlllard Fillmore were In Wash ington on March It being they permitted an interregnum to follow until the next Atchl Bon took no oath us and without taklug such he could not ex ercise the Taylor could have taken the oath at any second subsequent to noon on March No pompous Inauguration is The chief justice need not administer the Arthur took It In New York before Judge Brady at 2 and Roosevelt In Buffalo before United States Judge The virtually of Atchlson Is visionary unless by some bolt from the blue the elected officials had been re Post Meat on Average The carcass of tho average home yields 369 pounds of as shown by the observation of the French horse Tallow Still Much More than pounds of tal low are used every year in the manu facture of candles in the United the births occurred shortly before the flre reached the homes of the The mothers and children were re moved to naval hospital is aa am South April carloads of tents and blankets the state eanp left on the Boa ten art Worcester railway for tke sufaren at Chelsea last If He Is Elected Roosevelt Will Go Abroad to Disarm Possi ble Criticism PLANS YEAR OF FOREIGN LIFE At Recent Dinner of Boone and ett Club President Made Known His Which Are Contingent Upon Tafte Nomination and April Pres ident Roosevelts present desire be ho will spend tho year after his retirement from ofilce In travel outside the United Roosevelts Itinerary has been His plan Is to see some of the rugged and little fre quented portions of foreign as well as to travel the beaten track o the That the president will indulge his fondness for hunting big game is believed by those to whom he has confided his It was at the recent dinner of the Boone and Crockett club in this city that the president last told of his in tentions for next He was told of the opportunities for hunting In Alaska and urged to arrange for a trip he would inter fere with his plan for foreign travel and would have to be considered at some future President Roosevelt Is quoted a adding at this time If William Tafl is nominated and elected president which would be very U would make Impossible any crittciniG If I were to the effect that 1 was dictating to him and being fol lowed or that I had dictated and had been turned down in my Plans for the occupancy the coming summer of Sagamore hill are being and It is expected that the summer capital at Oyter Bay will be opened for business before the end of It Is the presidents present in tentiou to remain at the white house until the returns from the Chicago con vention have been but Is is likely that Roosevelt will have the family settled In the old estate before the president reaches It is predicted that the usual regime of quiet will prevail at Oyster Secretary Loeb will bring out the old plans for keeping the calling list down to the and nothing but the most Important business will be al lowed to come over the direct white house wire and through the special mail pouch from As to it is said the presi dent will be simply an Interested ob server and politicians will find no cause to make pilgrimages to Saga more Before the return from the sum mers outing the president will un doubtedly hare prepared his last an nual message to congress besides do ing many other Important all of which are made to fit into his per fected plane ot rest and No Brother But I shall always be a brother to he If I had any use for a she I could reach under the sofa and get one right TRISTATE NEWS IN BRIEF April age killed his aged Lucrotla at Bald near Wood claims he mistook his mother for a April Lain Brightblll of visiting rela tives used too much creosote during an attack of toothache and died after suffering great April hun dred and fifty recruits at the here are off to Frank a recruit from who was seriously April George a was fined and costs under the act of which for bids the sale of bread weighing leas than sixteen ounces to the April steamer Ben Hur has been purchased by Louis Brown and other PHtsburg men for from the Ohio Hlver Transpor tation company and will be takes to Mount April MacCulley has been appointed re ceiver for the Mount Vernon Plate Glass The receivership fol lowed the companys failure to meet the payroll on April The American sheet and Unplate plant here has resumed in with the ex ception of two of the ten open making thirtyseven mills in opera This affects April meet Ing of the coal mining men of the state has been called to meet at on Monday and June 29 and for the or ganization of a state mining April with Leroy a boy of Somerset is in the Somerset it is shot Grant a March Moon died in the Johnstown city April six children marched out of theday nursery and free kindergarten without a scratch a fire which burned the top story of the Theflre was started by a match dropped by ft child looking for April officials ol the Bessemer and Lake Brie rail way and the Order of Railway graphers have failed to agree on a wage At a meeting Greenville nothing was Another meeting will be held early In OH April com missioners of Lawrence have agreed to loan Sheriff Williams of Ve nango a scaffold uponwhich hang Mike Holda and James condemned to death in this Venango county has not had a hanging In over forty April Flannigan of Confluence was killed by the Duquesne limited at Huston Sta He was a lumber operator and an excouncilman of The flyer being more than two hours late was running on the eastbound Instead of the April B who pleaded guilty to forg ing a will in an attempt to obtain the milliondollar estate of the late was sentenced years in the His accom Albert Bahman and Charles received five years Thinks They Have The wit ot women IB delicate and elusive that of men broad and de In the way Miss Helen Wlnslow discriminates between the sense of humor as exhibited in men and wom She thinks women In their quite as keen sense of and that it helps a great deal to make the worries of domestic life less than they Moderate priced and fashionable to tended for shirtwaist and Jumpw Twilled Silks and weaves are the most These show light and dark novelty cheeks i stripes plain shades with self colored JncquardBt stripes and and two tone i delft dark leather green and old f and per Iekin striped in blaek and and white and brown and 8fte and per IcCreery and ;