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Storage House Burned in Night Owner Simon Poze Estimates Loss to South Race Street Property at $3,000 to $4,000, No Insurance; Firemen Prevent Flames Spreading to Nearby Larger Building*; North High Street House Damaged by Fire Outbreak. Fire believed to have been caused by faulty wiring last night completely destroyed a two-story frame structure used as a storage building and garage by Simon Poze, 43 South Race Street scrap dealer. t The owner estimated the loss at between $3,000 and $4,000. He said he carried no insurance on the building or its contents. The blaze broke out about 7:20 p. m. and was not brought under control until mid- r- — night. Greenville firemen, hamper- t •«•••« fmm* **m r m*w<. ed by the sub-zero weather, were |U CUf \T||R M K credited today with preventing a! llJjfff ullVlVCIl major conflagration as several other FOR YOUR CAR sizable frame structures, including the former Little Arlington Hotel In 3D South Race Street and the John W. Kelly garage at 1 Clinton Street, are located in close proximity to the razed building. Large quanitles of baled paper, magazines, old furniture, rags, discarded mattresses and bedding, etc., wore stored in the Pose building and created a firo which attracted hundreds to the scene. Mr. Poze, aided by firemen, was able to save a truck and passenger automobile from the doomed structure, although both machines were damaged by the flames. Several used automobiles owned by the N. W. Moyer Motors Company were parked beside the burning building but were moved out of the reach of the flames. / Firemen laid three 2%-inch lines In bringing the blaze under control. Although the mercury was below the zero mark, none of. the hydrants were frozen, Fire Chief R. F. ""Callahatf said. Firemen found It necessary to use hammers and pliers to remove their ice-covered coats when they returned to the fire house. Incidentally, the Salvation Army, Greenfield-Martin diner and a number of Individuals had hot coffee and sandwiches ready for the fire fighters wlien they returned to the station. Mr. Poze said that no ono had been in the building since about 4:30 o'clock in the afternoon. The razed structure, measuring 40 by 60 feet, is located at the extreme southern end of South Water Street and originally was used by Clayton Brown as a livery barn. Later it housed the Blue Line Taxi service and the Amon Motor Company. Borough firemen received a second call at 10:45 a. m. today when another blaze of undetermined origin extensively damaged the dwelling of J. A. McCright, 146 North High Street. The blaze started in the kitchen and spread through the partitions into the upstairs and attic, firemen reported, after spending an hour bringing the fire under control. Federal Design Will Be Nice, Cost $5, But It's the Law. Washington, Jan. 8— UP) —The Treasury said today that the new automobile tax stickers would go on sale In postofflces and federal revenue offices throughout the country Jan. 26. The first sticker, which every private automobile or truck will have to carry after Feb. 1, will cost $2.09 and will be good until July 1, when new stickers will be sold at the annual rate of $5 apiece. Other stickers at varying costs will be sold for all other types of motor vehicles and motor boats. To begin with, the Treasury Is going to ask motorists to go to post- offices or revenue offices and buy stickers on their own Initiative. A record will be kept of those who pay and compared with registration lists to find out how many people will have to be reminded of the new tax which was enacted by Congress I lost fall. I The first sticker will be a green 1 revenue stamp showing a Liberty ; Boll design. I The T-easury said that because ' these itamps have an actual value, ! they will be sold .only for cash or money orders or certified checks. ' No personal checks will be accept- iOd. its " Siege Broken At Sevastopal By HENRY C. CASSIDY Kuibyshev, Russia, Jan. 7—UP)— (Delayed)— (IP)— The Russian .ie- j fenders of Sevastopol are breaking i the German siege of that Black Sea naval base and have launched a now offensive In the campaign to drive the Invader out of Crimea. Military dispatches said today that Russian troops advancing from the hilly approaches to Sevastopol are crushing the Germans' own positions—now G. in to the matter faculty announced a the and the men and needed. our urged toward cooperation to to quantity A. his

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  1. The Record-Argus,
  2. 08 Jan 1942, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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