1903 August 13 Oxen in Store

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1903 August 13 Oxen in Store - to as ot and , the F. the will involves this...
to as ot and , the F. the will involves this Co. the opposite OXEN IN A STORE SOME STRENUOUS MOMENTS ON NORTH SIXTH STREET ON WED - : NESDAY AFTERNOON. Three oxen of a drove being driven to a slaughter house, bolted at Sixth and Washington streets, shortly after noon yesterday, and squeezed through a single single open door Into the wholesale hat store of C. H. Wleand & Co., 36 North Sixth street. Consternation siezed the employes. One of the animals, noting his reflection reflection in a great plate mirror on the north wall of the room, leaped the counting room railing to give battle to his fancied foe. Shooing did no good. The largest of the three animals with distended nostrils, nostrils, lowering head and wild snorts wanted to get at his reflection. The employes of the firm In desperation tried coaxing the frightened animal. They were re - enforced by others, who, without avail, employed "lung power, and cajoling ways to avert disaster. United effort finally succeed in repelling repelling the Invaders. When they reached rthe street they quickly Joined with the herd and went quietly to slaughter. No damage resulted, but the moments moments were strenuous while they Jested. Jested. this his 5Sth to he In was Else In an Else In July December at 1863, A his pain Else fell who Mr. uml lie,

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  1. Reading Times,
  2. 13 Aug 1903, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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