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Lima Democratic Times, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1888, Lima, OhioThe daily democratic timer tuesday even pkg. Janua flt. 1888. . I Mil first time in this and company caie2ally selected artists in . V romantic drama 11 a plat which won Lami Hiie Reo gotten in new York we its strength and Beauty. At fifth Avenue theatre and entire production under the management Mil . Munib. Fuu Dradi Atic x. T. The Golden giant is a play spars with Iron for in its pathos and Lea the world. The Golden giant i s mag Piacent to mod As a exponent act Ual life in the far West stands without a peer m the productions the Amer ican lib Cinoski enquirer. Mrs. Fiji Kim was simpl7 immense in n Llanta Uwi tit wit formic the character at and la without exception the Cleverest Tom image the american t. at Enterprise drug store. Children s High shoes in All sizes Uoo Ioco s. Manager Rogera has returned from a in business trip to Chicago Aud Cut. People Apa Date bar Sadat Fly Tod Tach Ydreo Sand misses show at Goduto s Mimi Gram school shoos Only and 91 25 at Gooding s. Try the Snag proof Boot most Dura ble rubber Hoot Ever made beware e. M Gooding. Agent. Lima Ohio. Better late than but better never late when troubled with a cough cold. Or Sigros positive care at once which cures Sli Throat and rang troubles speedily and thoroughly. Pleasant for children. 30 cents and cobweb s by dict As to the death mrs. Mary flan last Friday Light. To news a t w. Express train into Ike ditch one Man killed out right and the remain Der the Passen Gers injured. The overturned oars take fire but it is extinguished. Jan. 17th America s accomplished actor assisted by his great dramatic com 22 artists 22 under the management e. M. La Mayo and Wilson s play in True acts pronounced everywhere to be the Best play the Day. Sat 9 Sale at enter prise drug store without charge. Fit Lima daily Sertic Ifania Stowt. Tamo Tea at the Union Pacific Tea co., Harper to eke a in. Him Fibber is a the City again today big bargains a boys boots at Good ladua1 shoes at goo dog 5. Boat forget to go to a. Shop s and get a 40zea Nice oranges for 15c. 74-2t . Wean a Kas removed his office to Day nil diff Over the Postoff Iee. Slow for Lawn dresses Pillow Shams and certain use electric Latre 0 men get shaved every 10 it at Lute s shop. 30-1 1 at Lute s shop. Geo Benner and family have removed into d. A Kiep tages residence sort Kapjae Street. The Cleveland Plain dealer Only costs 35 cents Fer seven Days. Sold by feb. Bell. Lima Howe new. Stand. To ladies warm lined shoes awl ship infb8t Cwb Turbent Lai How barter we fest just a melted another Large invoice Floe hand sewed shoes. See them at Gooding s s3 main St you have dyspeptic troubles to lace hoofs snap argue. Which 1ms and win Core Yoa. returned yesterday to her borne in Rich Hill to she was As fort Wayne by mrs. Or. Most sir. Tit the 9mf proof Boot nost me Batter Boot made beware it Tattoo e. X. Too Utteg. Sole agent. Lima. Ohi Eva Yetra Aeed a Friend Sdee Tatroe avow. In red Clover tonic is the Naaf iad for All Dis the Tad Tom test blood purifier and after pro and con a to the causes which j to the killing mrs. Mary finn j Coroner Convery returned the Fol j owing verdict i the undersigned Coroner a1u n county Ohio having duly inquired into and As to whom and by what Means mrs. Mary finn whose dead body was found p., it. W. C. B. 1i. Between Mcdonel and West streets Lima Ohio the 18th Day january a. D. 1888, came to her death. After having examined said body and heard the evidence i do find the deceased Cameto her death by being struck by Itne Vestibule train no. 2, the p., few. A. B. B. Going East White passing freight no. 77 going West. The deceased be ing confused attempted to Cross Tbs track at the time the Accident. From witnesses examined Aud Testi Mony Given the rate Speed said train was not Lew than 30 Miles an hour. Had the City ordinance been complied with which limits All trains to 6 hour in Corpora Tion this sad and fatal Accident would have bees avoided. J. C. Cos Jeby Coroner. The prank Mayo troupe among the Paa Engere the train full list ire dead wounded. With Bare Knuckles to a finish. It is quite is season nowadays to talk prize ring fighting. We see that Day ton arranged last week for Trio. She is noted you know for sporting and also the largest salvation army organization in the state. We see that Lima is in a fair Way for one Trio prize Battles. We can fight much easier than we can Monkey with the Law. When we bring suit we can t let go. When we Are fighting and it gets too hot for us in the ring we can jump the we understand that two gentlemen sales men Down at the Hole in Wall. 123 s main Street Challenge any All with fingerless glares Marquis Queens Bery rules who Hare attempted will attempt in the future to deceive the people by imitating the celebrated Yah to Tea in the citizens Luna Are fast learning As to the merits the Yah to Tea and the intelligent Leader knows that the Meyers Tea co Are sole importers for Ohio. We sell this Tea a closer margin than any Tea is sold in this country. And too do not lose sight the fact that we a Dandy new crop Gunpowder Tea Tor 00 cents and then oar celebrated Gunpowder Tea for Down them All for goods Worth the Money Bay Meyers Tea store it 128 South main St the testimony in the inquest the killing mrs. Mary finn by no. 2, the Vestibule train last Friday night was finally concluded yesterday after about dozen the citizens who fide i that part the City had been examined. The evidence a by the citizens conflicts some with that the Engineer fireman and Bikeman so. 2. They the Speed the train was not More than six Sou Ier hour while the other parties say the train was going its usual Speed around the carve and claiming the 5o. 9 is never less than an Milts an hour. Or. Casey was Able to give a Little clearer evidence in the Case yesterday and according to his statement he the track at an. He save that they were walking be tween he tracks after having stepped Olaf Road the siding in front the freight and when they tamed around discovered the limited coming behind them. Inv finn did not wish to stand bet a tie passing trains and under took to eras Over a front the com ing train White . Casey still held to Ber Arm and tried to bold her Back. He states that mrs. Finn was facing the train when struck and that the Force with which she was struck whirled bin around and threw him against the the passing freight the its sixteen year record sever having killed a passenger Mayo any one Twig Gold. Or inc fort flatter to be done. The fair oar lady Lauua in by Fraak a romantic drank very great uie literary attn by very eos heat Acton he Frank Mayo cow Fame u worm web be at Faeroe opera Art a wow i at the Road four is thanking Fortne for their record has been broken. It has for years been a source great satisfaction to the officials the Lake Erie Western Railroad to advert to Tho fact that during the sixteen years which tha Road has been oper ated there never had been a passenger killed while travelling upon it. That record stood undisputed until this morning when a broken rail threw an express train from the track three Miles North Bluff ton killed one Pas Senger and injured to a greater Leas degree almost every passenger. The train which was derailed was no. 11, one Here at a. M. While running along at a Speed about thirty Miles an hour trying to make up some time As the train was a few minutes behind her schedule time the engine struck a broken rail. The Loco motive and baggage car went safely Over the broken rail but the smoking car and the passenger coach went off the track and Over Jon the Side piling passengers together in promiscuous confusion and injuring everyone the train some seriously while others escaped with Only slight injuries. The ladies coach was the first to go Over its Side and the smoker ran several feet the ties before it was thrown its Side. Conductor Kay Wood was in the ladies coach in the Forward part when the car first left the track and the first thing he did was to poll the Bell rope to signal the engine. He was thrown Forward and bruised considerably about the head and face. When he was thrown Forward the car went Over and the lire in the stove fell out and upon Nim. Burning great holes in his pantaloons and singing him in several different places. Be extricated himself immediately and proceeded to look after Bis passengers who were jumbled up in a Heap in the car. The Force the fall caused the seats to come Loose from their fastenings and everything in the coach piled up promiscuously. The coaches took fire at both ends but with the Aid the men were the baggage car and engine the fire was quenched before any damage was done. The windows Aud doors were broken open and the passengers escaped As Best they could everybody looking after himself. In the smoker there Wero quite a number gentlemen among the num Ber . A. L. Travelling sales Man for Davis Foster wholesale Gro Eer men. Of Fostoria. When the smoker first left the track Gilbert jumped up and accompanied by . Rivers one the Frank Mayo theatrical troupe up Kano from tiu5 cab. Or. Gilbert jumped the wrong Side and As the car then fell Over it crushed him to ground killing him almost instantly. Or. Riven was More fortunate in jump bag the other Side and escaped wit. A few slight bruises and a couple sprained joints. Engineer Robinson. Uie fireman bag Gage master and James 1 Orter who were the and baggage cars at once hastened to wrecked cars when their part the train was Stop i pad. They the fire a inched passengers transferred to is. Those in the baggage oar did not feel any Jar in passing Over the broken rail and noticed nothing wrong until the car sleek so tip. Bit had Felt the Jar the smoker breaking Loose from their ear. They with the and fireman hurried to the scene Dos Aster and did All that could be done to relieve the sufferings the injured passengers the Frank Mayo aboard. For Ficik Mayo theatrical com Pany who played last night at Tiffin and who appear to night at Favrot s opera House in ibis City were the train and All were shaken Bat Only two were so badly injured As to prevent their playing to night. Fortunately they carry two extra people so that the injury to those two will not interfere with their performance. My. A. J. Spencer the treasurer this company give this account the wreck to a to Juks representative. Lie said this was my first experience in a wreck and i am not anxious for another. I was sitting with a lady member the company in a seat near the stove. The Golden Uia it company were also aboard the train but got out at Findlay. When they got out we left the seat near the stove and occupied a seat Bear the Center the car. To this fact we probably owe lives for had we remained where we were we would undoubtedly have been passed Down by the stove when the car went Over. I Felt the jolting the wheels along the ties when the coach left the track and instinctively grasped my lady com Pinion with one Arm and wih the other Clung to the Back the heat. In a moment the car went Over its Side. We were the upper Side. The lady went completely Over me and i turned a somersault before we reached the other Side where we alighted f n a Heap. I got a couple raises about the head wrenched my Back and sustained a Bruise us my leg. My companion did not fare so Well As she severely sprained her Back and dislocated an tub wreck costs him a hand. Or. Edwin Nalond one the Mayo troupe is perhaps the most seriously injured person by the wreck aside from . Gilbert who lost his life. Or. Nalond had his hand badly mangled so that . Vail the company s physician deemed amputation the member necessary. The band was taken off just above the wrist this afternoon. Or. F. W. Bedding an insurance Man from Findlay sustained a very painful injury. In attempting to get oat the car he fell upon a piece Glass which penetrated his person several inches. The Glass was re moved this afternoon but it will be Koine time before the injured Man will be Able to attend to any business. The following is a Complete list the killed and injured in the wreck killed. A l Gilbert Fostoria. Injured. Or Edwin Nalond hand mashed and amputated. Miss Francis Graham ankle dislocated and injured in the Back and otherwise. Neil Grey injured about the head. G h ways Findlay Fladiy injured about the head and seriously bruised. F w Redding Findlay Cut with Glass. C. Young Findlay slightly Cut and braised. Robert Neil thrown through a win Dow badly Cut and bruised. Or. Howard the Mayo troupe Cut and bruised about the Bead. Messes Harfert Conley and miss Helen Rand and Hiss Alice Fisher the Mayo Troup escaped unhurt. Me sri Mayo Gardner and Taylor company came to Lima via the l b. W. Road and escaped the Accident. The wreck train went up this morn ing to the scene the Accident to Clear up the debris and repair the track. This Accident is the meat serious Ever experienced by the l. E w. People for while they have bad wrecks in which there was heavy loss property this is the first in which human life has been destroyed. Tint hardware Stobe. We desire to announce to the Public that from the enlargement Busi Ness and the continued Faver the Public w. K. Boone co. Have taken . J. J. Ewing into partnership who has forthe past sixteen years been engaged in he hardware business at col Umbus , and that hard Ware business will be continued at the old stand under the Narnst. Of the w. K. Boo Ift company and under substantially the sane arrange mint and management. The members the old firm will be at the store to Settle tee accounts the old partnership and these we desire to promptly Settle and close and we request that All persons indebted to the late form w. K fire and smoke. A close Call Fob the Hohl Block and adjoining buildings. Joel Basch e merchant tailor shop a Complete wreck. Damages to Stock about and to building woo. Stock insured building not injured. Last night about 2 clock Frank flick cd sad the Oil City billiard parlor preparatory to going Home when he and a few others discovered fire. In the merchant tailoring establishment Ucucu by Jooi Titi a Tiara sent in at once and an Eifort made to Awa in the inmates the 2nd and 3rd floors the Hohl Over the Burn ing Stock. The fire was discovered in the rear end the and did not Burn fast As there was no draft. The fire department arrived in a Short time and two streams water were soon pour ing the fire one Tram the rear door and another from the front. The flames were soon subdued and the fire easily controlled although the smoke and heat were so intense that it was sometime before the firemen uld go into the building. After the boys once got inside the building the fire was soon quenched and the room Al Lowed to Clear smoke and steam when it was seen to what extent the building and Stock had been damaged. The lira originated in the working room in the rear the building but the exact cause the fire is unknown the fire was not much itself but the smoke and water damaged the goods so that but few if any Are Worth much. Or. Basch estimates his loss Al 82.500 and thinks it May be even More the Stock is insured for which will cover the loss. The damage to the room will be considerable and Bard to determine but to is estimated at about . Hohl carried no insurance the building the insurance having run out last summer some time time. The Dis covery the fire was very fortunate As there Woald have been but Little Chance the building had it gained any head v a. Fatal Accident. The w. By. 8till in the ring. We. Murphy formerly Lima a Bra Leman no. 76, killed. The Accident Ocean in Crestline Yards the shall they be enlarged. Must oar City now be Pat to additional expense to rectify in Neer Cook s Blunder water works storage Reader Roar. The capacity Lima s water works is inadequate to Supply this City with water during ail seasons the year. This was demonstrated during the last summer when the demand made upon the water works for water during the drouth almost exhausted the Supply. During that period when the number Consumers the City s water was comparatively limited As to what it is hoped that number will ultimately be to permit the works to be self sus Taining. The superintendent Felt con strained to caution the people to be extremely economical in their use water for any purpose and the entire town was apprehensive lest in that extremely dry time a fire should break out and by reason the shortage water our City be found practically without fire Protection. The water works trustees have fully realized the danger arising from the Inadequacy the Reservoir storage capacity and last night applied to the to have the remaining eighteen Rater works Bonds converted into Cash that amount placed to the credit the water works fund and addition Al storage reservoirs constructed. However the Bonds have been can celled this having been done by order the Council last August so that it will not be possible to realize any Money from this source. The Lima water works Are defective Only in storage capacity they have plenty Miles pipe have Good buildings and excellent machinery but the Engineer under whose supervision the works were constructed was want ing in the most essential in calculating How Many Gallons water would be contained in a Given Reser voir. And How much water would to last night at five clock when the pulled oat Crest line we. Murphy better known As Billy Murphy formerly this City who was braking a head Man was thrown from the train and so badly injured that he died in a abort time. The freight was Palling out the Yard and a Sophy yes a is the car standing near the rear end it when the engine gave the train a sudden Jerk and it being Slippery the car threw Murphy Between Cara. Breaking several ribs and injuring him so much otherwise that he died in a few hours. Medical Aid to summoned and every possible thing one to relieve his suffering but proved no Avail. Or. Mur Phy was employed in the Yards Here Tut almost three years and is Well known among railroaders in this City. He worked extra the dummies most the time and the name Billy Murphy was first Given him while employed Here. He has been working the p., f. W. 0. By about four months and resided in it. Wayne while braking the Road. He is Twenty four years age and unmarried. Council proceedings. Cream a Horlor excellence proven la hemp for More it Quarter it to under the United settee Gor Eruest in torte Abr uie the great Cave Luei to the strongest purest end Moet healthful. Or. Omun Baloc powder not contain ammonia Lime Alum bold Only in pick baking powder co., Xii Tom cd Icaro. N. Lone. Lime Ohio Jan. Council met in regular session with the president in the chair. Members present Litwack Jackson. Kemper Mil Ler , Standish the minutes were approved. The trustees water works submitted their repo Ivor the month december. 1887. Expenditures Dunn the month. Water rents collected during the month. Cash in bands treasurer. The trustees recommended in their report that in View the inadequate storage capacity the reservoirs to carry the City with sufficient water during a drouth Long duration that additional reservoirs be constructed and respectfully requested the City Council to convert the remaining 18 water works buds into Cash and place it to the credit the water works fund motion the clerk was instructed to notify the Secretary the water works water works Bonds numbers 339 to 336 both inclusive have been cancelled by authority City Council Given August 8. 1887. The special committee Light submitted partial verbal re port and asked for another week to re port in full which was granted. Con Cessions were received irom the Lima Gas Light company to Light Gas pests Ohall dark night at rate per Post and to Light the gasoline territory with natural Gas at 86 per Post per year the City in the latter Case to stand Allex Pense plumbing and lighting. In this proposition the lighting the City building is included without extra charges also the following proposition was received to wit Lima Ohio. January 16. 18s8. The honorable c try Council Lima Ohio make the follow ing proposition through your special committee to Light the entire City with 58 arc lights and the Cit. Building with about 50 incandescent lights for the sum 8500 per month. The arc and his appointment lev Copp to succeed him and the appointment w r Colvin to succeed Copp the Reserve Force. The above report went to the police committee without action. A Resolution to appoint a committee within the City Lima Ohio was massed. An ordinance to open and extend Findlay Street in the City o., was passed. Halter it Cantwell were Al Lowed 828.75 for constructing curb Gutter and Side stoning abutting part out lot number 28, s main St owned by Amelia Coon. Clerk was instructed to Reau Vertise for lumber for St crossing solicitor was instructed to draft ordinance for repeal pan ordinance creating office City Marshall. Street committee and Engineer instructed to ascertain limits . Mchenry out lot High St nut to Ottawa River for for sidewalk and if completed to accept the same. Council adjourned. E. F. Davis e. Ii. Johns clerk. President lights to give Light the dark the Moon All night the Prin Cipal streets and twelve one clock such Back streets As May be agreed upon and any additions to the arc lights at the rate per year each Light. This includes the Tower with As Many lights As your committee May see fit to use it. Yours respectfully tiie Lima electric lion Power company the committee invited free discus Sion in the press and otherwise As they want the voice the up Vic in this matter. Meanwhile at the next meet ing Council a full report was Prem ised with such recommendations As they might finally agree making. The Golden the Golden giant last evening was sufficient to fill the House almost to overflowing. The scene the Story is Laid in Idaho Aud the characters Are for the most part rough Good hearted picturesque miners who have Hue pol ish but a Deal human nature. The owner the Golden a mine great value has a role strikingly fitted to his talents. The play is kind to mrs. Rankin. As it gives her a role which serves Well her versatility and cleverness. When she appeared in the first act last even ing carrying a fishing Rod and a great caught in a Mountain Stream she was received with a Long continued round applause. When however she described minutely to Alex How she caught the fish the House wild with excitement and from that moment the play never flagged. One the successes the evening was a Wung sing who took the role Jim lung. The company was thoroughly up to the demand made upon world. At opera House to Morrow Jan. 18th. And after getting the for. Gilbert the Boone co. Will immediately Call and Settle by Cash note As the books j to Mitny que town Withy i the old firm must be closed at once. Number inhabitants. We take pleasure and Pride in the fart that our business and Friendly relations with the people Allen and adjoin ing counties have Brea exceedingly pleasant. On firn we churn it thank for Tow and Gen and kindly that it now As though the people Lima would be compelled to pay for this Blunder for it is certain that More Reservoir storage capacity must be provided. The water works have already co it Money enough to give us a pit Edge system but through step id blundering in a simple calculation Fily i for the wounded the a nov . Gilbert in passengers Road in carnage ordered Roann Fao vibes con than Lima. It. January 12 for Vav k t ii j j a regt trite will try you. Or Tea More in order to fully uie Buge Atno unt already invented 1n Plant y c a and will be Weting the Hoard M. At 7 k Clatter s in opera All Ackers magus Fri fact time. A tar fire msa4 m full Melville it if the special committee s Union opening claims submitted lengthy report summing up As follows amount claims asked___9 20.845 00 above by agree ment assessed valuation prop erty taxable. 03 25 per cent the above in five years.3.511 00 which would leave for the City to pay to open said Street the Sun about s1050g. The committee Are the opinion that it will be impassible to open said Street until after a new valuation the property said Street is made to wit 1890. Unless the City Council should decide to pay the greater part the amount out the general Road fund the City. The report was signed by j m Walbou. Ii Kibby and w l Mackenzie committee. Fees the commute to each for 3 t Days service each which bras Al Lowed. Motion in riot was received ordered filed and the committee Dis charged. On motion a committee con sisting h Kibby. John con nor m . And Hall were appointed and As Hatting wis hats Union St fran Elm m South the i f Volire for ending Jannary line the i 7. The report to i f ordered filed. Tatted Neal. Lima choral society. This Standard musical organization has held its annual meeting and elected the following corps officers director Walton Clark assistant conductor Robert b Peate president Steffens vice president g b inns by Secretary mrs Jno c flue Tea treasurer mrs f Davis trustees we Owen e f Davis. J f Miller. The Lima choral society is the vet eran musical organization in this City and is composed people who an trained musicians and who have de voted a great Deal time to becoming proficient in what they Hare under taken to accomplish As a musical organization they deserve and should receive the Heartiest co operation and encouragement from people for such a musical organization is a great credit to any Community. Pipe line sap att. The Buckeye pipe line runs Fer Jaa 16th, werel2.034.87barreh. And the ship ments for the same Date Wen s.1mjt barrel. The Price Oil in the East is falling Oft As rapidly As it increased and thaw is no longer any Hopes h going to almighty Dollar. The Market i de very weak to Day at cents there is every Prospect its ing in the same ratio to Morrow. Queers in this Field will have to rely their own Oil to get any Advance la Price As the almighty Dollar Oil will never Benefit them. Feet Ash umber in any Quantity flour factory in South Elsaa. For which we will pay the highest enquire office in at factory. Lot wkly . Are too highly prize to per Mit Ibert Jelter to. Who baby 8yrap a Fol at Muteve to two Prstac v ets a t Nerly tit most Falm i a vote a Sitor. For Sale by am Only to i newspaper newspaper

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