Panic Among Thousand People
PANIC : a Among ThousandPeople When Seven Amusement Buildings at Olentaagy Park, Columbus, Went - Up in Smoke. Coram bus, Ohio. July 18. Seven buildings, whichboused that number of places of amusement, "together with j the paraphernalia In them were destroyed, and a crowd of probably 1.000 persons was thrown Into a panic at 0:30 to-night by a fire in Olen-tangy Park, a summer resort. - The fire swept a district over an area about the sise of a city block. i The park is located at the extreme north end of the city. .. ' Several persons were injured in the panic, Jrat it tf-Aot believed awy fatwlitiew resarted; Defective wiring in on of the buildings is said to have caused the brase, the inflammable material feeding the flames and causing them to spread with lightning-like rapidity. r But few persons. It was said, were In any of the places when the fire started, and all of these, i( was declared, were accounted for. . f ' f I ' No estimate of the fire loss could be obtained to-night, but it was said that all of the property burned was' uninsured.