Elmer Reiser stops runaway horses pub. 8 21 1915

rmowery8699 Member Photo

Clipped by rmowery8699

Elmer Reiser stops runaway horses
pub. 8 21 1915 - I | Plucky Four Year Old Boy Tries To Stop...
I | Plucky Four Year Old Boy Tries To Stop Runaway Displaying remarkable grit foi one of so tender years, Elmer, aged 4, son of John Reiser, o] Turkey-Creek, held to the lines as a team of horses attached to an express wagon in which he was riding dashed at death-defying speed up Second street, Saturday morning. In. attempting to make the turn at Second and Market streets the wagon crashed into a curbing iu front of the Briinnoi store and wrecked it. But the plucky little lad stuck ;o his post and emerged unhurt and much worried over the fate of the wagon, and thu horses. The atter continued their mad dash out street and were finally stopped at Ninth and Court streets. The father ol! the lad was in .he John Swearingen grocery, 112 Second street, the Horses were standing in front of the. store vheu they frightened and started on their mad dash. COMMITTEE IS NAMED TO PLAN CELEBRATION At the regular meeting p£ the White Lily Council, Daughters of America, held Friday evening in their hall, Fifth and Court streets, final arrangements were completed for the celebration of its eleventh anniversary of the founding of the local order, which will be held next Friday evening. . Corn Bay, P. W. Qiiickel, I/ydie llornbuckle, Margaret Anderson, and Frank H. Schmidt were appointed as a committee to take care of all matters in connection with the celebration. A feast will follow the program that is to be rendered. the dance given on the steamer Majestic by the Jr. 0. U. A. Uniformed Rank. Following is the program that has been arranged for the' anniversary celebration: Piano solo, Mae Davidson. Duet, Cora Hay and Elizabeth Schwartz. Solo, Esta Dixon. Piano duet, Sarah Hester, Lillie Hester. Solo, Frank H. Schmidt. Solo, Lillie Hester. Address, Mrs. Mary E. Boyles, Past State Junior Past Councillor. The D. of A. Councils of

Clipped from
  1. Portsmouth Daily Times,
  2. 21 Aug 1915, Sat,
  3. Page 13

rmowery8699 Member Photo
  • Elmer Reiser stops runaway horses pub. 8 21 1915

    rmowery8699 – 14 Mar 2014

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in