Two Deaths Result from Eakins Fire

Elwood Daily Record (Elwood,IN) Feb 1 1904

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Two Deaths Result from Eakins Fire - TWO DEATHS RESULT FROM EARTHS FIRE i-;;jz...
TWO DEATHS RESULT FROM EARTHS FIRE i-;;jz i-;;jz i-;;jz Another death has resulted from the j fire which destroyed the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Ora Eakins, near Point Isabel, on Friday afternoon, which was told of in the Record, Satur-, Satur-, Satur-, day. Basil, the six-year-old six-year-old six-year-old six-year-old six-year-old boy who was dragged from the burning building by j his mother at the time of the disas- disas- ter. d'ed Saturday at tb home e J'i-r;, J'i-r;, J'i-r;, Runyan, a neighbor, where the Eakins family took refuge after the destruc-' destruc-' destruc-' tlon of their home. Willie, the four-year-old four-year-old four-year-old four-year-old four-year-old son, was cremated in the house, the mother being unable to reach him. ! Ora Eakins, the husband and father, was hauling logs at the time of the accident, did not learn of it for several hours afterward. Mrs. Eakins had gone out of the house to thaw a gaa pipe, and when she did so, the gaa came on so strongly that it set fire to the house. She is suffering frightfully from the burns she received, and her recovery i'USijd to ho very doubtfitf. She will probably be taktu w-'ine w-'ine w-'ine Marion noa- noa- pital as soon as she is able to be moved. moved. Her five-months-old five-months-old five-months-old five-months-old five-months-old baby, Floyd, inhaled the flames and his recovery Is hardly possible. The funeral of the two victims was held today. Eakins is almost prostrated with grief.

Clipped from The Elwood Daily Record01 Feb 1904, MonPage 1

The Elwood Daily Record (Elwood, Indiana)01 Feb 1904, MonPage 1
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