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is ¡shown n recnitinsc scene on Tower was a great rush and no difficulty wan given a great impetus to the recruiting and young have express* d a willingness of II BIN TO 0EA1H III ATHENS HOTEL BUILDING WAS ENVELOPED IN FLAMES WHEN FIRE IS DISCOVERED. Athens. May 2 The Mitcham hotel burned at 3 o'eHick thls morii ing and! Guests Who Escape Do So by Leaping From Windows—On« Injured. two guest» were burned in thelr heds I and others lnjured iti leapinn from thè building The Mitcham hotel building ls on North Pratileville Street ! between thè Cotton Helt and A & ! i N. O. rullroads. It was rrected a ho ut 1890 and w'na two stories in height. | The flre was dis-*ov*,r»,t tu* ni»ht I | Ut||f on buildinif J ' __________ ered by the night clerk at the Athrns Inn, just across j the Potton Belt track on the oppo-j site side of the street When dis ! A ». covered the *ntirP building was en- ve loped In flame« Menacer Fltzger aid and hin family rushed from the| building s^antlly clad und guests on the second floor who escaped did by leaping from the windows. Ton. Bird, on* ..f the gU» ta, has a! broken l*«r and bis arms are burned to some exteti, 1. I ». J.ewis <,f Ath - ens, and B, Davis of Atbens, were burned in th«lr he»ls, and It le not I y(‘t known whether any otte else 1« dead. Manager Fltasgerald says b< A, , , .. „. , , I thinks the fire w-a-s caused by a lamp i given on«* <»f the quests, who was leav ing on an early train. Me stated that j the lights were cut off at 12 o'clock e«< h night by the light comparo i and that he used a few lamps for* Saturday night*. | The Insurance on the building was $2'0<) and |€00 on fixture« Th* total and fixtures was

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  1. Waco Morning News,
  2. 03 May 1915, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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