1907 February 12 Harrisburg Telegraph

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1907 February 12 Harrisburg Telegraph - SHIPPEXSBURG BURGESS TROUBLE. IS IN Yellow...
SHIPPEXSBURG BURGESS TROUBLE. IS IN Yellow Springs Man Victim of Plot) Passenger Wreck Near Waynesboro Constable Charles E. Miller, of Cham - bersburg, yesterday served a warrant on Burgess J. E. Sharpe, of Shippens - burg, charging him with drunk and disorderly conduct while in Chambers - burg some - time ago. The arrest was made upon information given by Harry Kyner, who claims that the burgess, who has been relentless in his attitude toward the violation of the local optional optional law in Shlppensburg, went to Chambersburg and met several friends and had to be taken home. J. Harry Bonnej, who resides at the foot of the mountain near Yellow Springs, Frederick county, narrowly ecasped death by being shot last night. He was sitting In his library when three 32 - callbre slugs dropped on the floor around him. He extinguished the lamp by which he was reading and went to the window through which the bullets had passed but could see no one. Some time ago his house was stoned and many panes of glass Were broken but no one was struck by the flying missiles. Mr. Brenner thinks there is a plot to kill him but suspects no one. William Monn, of Glen Furrey. last Sunday night probably saved Daniel Martin, a wealthy resident of Foun Mill VILE! taindale, from perishing from the cold. Mr. Martin was on his way from Glen Furrey when he fell from - hls horse and in striking the ground was rendered rendered unconscious. He lay on the ground for several hours and then a passerby saw him and rolled his body to the side of the road and after wrapping. wrapping. It In blankets moved on to tell his family. In the meantime William Monn saw the man as he was driving along the ro adand picking up the stiff body carried it home in his wagon. There Mr. Martin was restored. He is 65 years of age and the last reports are that he is rapidly improving. Miss Mary Blesecker has brought suti against Ernest J. Reichard, a wealthy young farmer, for $3,000 damages damages for injuries sustained by a . fall. In her complaint Miss Blesecker says that the defendant pulled a chair from under her as. she sat in his kitchen, where she was employed, and that her spine was injured. Both are residents of Chambersburg. Five men were seriously hurt yesterday yesterday by the collision of freight and passenger passenger trains at Pond Bank, on the Waynesboro branch of the Cumberland Valley Railroad. The injured, are: Harry Mats. Jeremiah Sulllnger, of Waynesboro; John Burger and E. C. Fritz, of Q.ulucy, and Daniel Fahne - stick. a conductor, of Chambersburg. After the freight train had been run on a siding the switch was left open, and the passenger engine crashed into the freight locomotive. Both engines and five cars were wrecked. One of the floors of R. J. Yocum's flour mill in Roxbury collapsed under the weight of stored wheat to - day, tak ing the second and third floors along into the basement. A Killinger, a miller, was buried by the grain and debris, but was taken out alive, though he will not recover. Only the walls stand, and the building is wrecked. Deaths of A Day James G. McCune, aged 46. died at the home of his father near Middle - town. William E. Taylor, aged 82, died at his home in Willlamsport. Ellas Zimmerman, aged 75, died at his home in Martlnsburg. Mrs. Rebecca Good, aged 81, died at her home near Broadfording. Mrs. Mary Sheffer, aged 92, died at her home in Middletown. lHezekiah W. Hurley, aged 75, died at his home in Hagerstown. Jonas W. Eby, aged 83, died at his home in Maugansville. Frank W. Kepner, aged 61, died at his home in Chambersburg. Mrs. Elizabeth Brenner, aged 37, died at her home in Middleburg. Mrs. Susan B. Wilson, aged 75, died at her home In Waynesboro. Mrs. Eliza Jane Shearer, aged 67, died at her home in Boiling Springs. C. W. Weber, aged 61, died at his home in Carlisle. Mrs. Margaret Redmond, aged 53, died at her home in Carlisle. OH, WHAT A SMOKE! York. Feb. 12. York county continues continues to maintain its record as a cigar - making center, 146,547.76s cigar3 having having been made last year, according to the inventories returned by the manufacturers. manufacturers. This is 6,000.000 more thajK were manufactured in 1H05, and considering considering the scarcity of material and labor, labor, it is a remarkable increase. The stamps required for the cigars cost up ward of $800,000. The Great Atlantic

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  2. 12 Feb 1907, Tue,
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