1910-12-17 Mrs Price Burned to Death
AGED WOMAN OF GARBONDALE IS BURNED TO DEATH Special to TliC Truth. Carbondale, Pa., Lk - c. 17 As a io - LM.it nf fniiinH - nzalnst a couch with a lighted lamp about S o'clock last ' night, Mrs. Rice J'. Pi ke, aged about i seventy - eight years of age, residing on Ninth avenue, was burned to death before neighbors discovered tbe blaze. ! The aeed woman was alone in the : house at the time. Mrs. Sarah Williams, a neighbor, i noticed smoke Issuing from the Uitch - ! en of the Price residence. Klmcr Avery and J. Shernieihorn Heard ner cry of tire and rushed to whore the smoke was pouring out. Crawling on tbelr Jiauds and knees because of the dense, cmoke, they came across th lifeless form of Mrs. Price, her clothing burned completely trom ner body and the flesh stared to the bone. They drugged the body to au adjoining room and then turned their attention to the flames in the kitchen which were confined for the mowt part to an old couch. From the position of the body when found - Mrs. t'rk must, have fallen with uie lighted lamp in her hand, striking bi r head an the corner and rendering her unconscious. unconscious. .Mrs. Price was one of the most highly highly esteemed residents of the city. .Shu Is survived by her husband and one son, Reese Price.