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 - WAGES OF SIN. Death in a Horrible Form Comes to...
WAGES OF SIN. Death in a Horrible Form Comes to Four Disreputables. THEY LOSE THEIR LIVES M FIRE. Xeln - hbors Apply the Toreb to a Disorderly Disorderly House in West Ylrarinia - Inmates, Unable to Escape, Perish in tbe Flames. Sistersville, W. Va., Feb. 24. Intelligence Intelligence has just reached here of a calamity calamity in the interior of the county by which several persons are reported to have lost their lives and a, number were injured. In the oil fields there has been a disorderly house and "speak easy" running, and the neighbors decided decided to get rid of the objectionable characters. The mob at first attempted attempted to tear down the house, but as this was , slow work a torch was applied. The inmates made no attempt to get out while the crowd was tearing down the building, and it is said four of them were unable to reach the street after the place was set on fire. The Victims. Those, reported to have been burned to death in the fire are: Stella Woods, of Pittsburgh; Anna Johnson, of Columbus; Columbus; John Jackson, of Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania; Frank Stewart, of Indiana. The men were both workers in the oil fields and at the time of the fire were sleeping in their room over the speak easy. The names of the persons who were seriously seriously burned in their endeavor to escape from the buildings cannot be learned, but it is known that there were five or six of them. Fuller particulars will be received when some of the persons who have gone out to investigate return. GAVE HIMSELF UP. the of x?es the ed a the Sylvester Cuba, Havana as an Senator mlttee tutlons a vote a state committee. Tuesday providing them tween tlned ness cations ment fee of '

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  1. The Daily Democrat,
  2. 24 Feb 1897, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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