Mr & Mrs Joseph B Ganter Narrow Escape

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Mr & Mrs Joseph B Ganter 
Narrow Escape - appearance A WILD DASH. Mr. and Hn. Jom - pli...
appearance A WILD DASH. Mr. and Hn. Jom - pli It. Ganter Have a arrow jacapc. About 6.30 o'clock last evening pedes trians on Penn street between Seventh" and Ninth, were startled by the mad alloping of a frenzied bay horse on which were remnants of torn harness. At Seventh and Penn streets the ani mal was captured by Henry Bechtel. In a short time Joseph B. Ganter, a hardware dealer at Schuylkill avenue and Jefferson street, appeared and claimed the animal. Mr. and Mrs. Ganter had been out for a drive and, while coming down the hill along Aulenbaeh'B cemetery, the horse became frightened and ran madly in Perkiomen avenue, several times narrowly avoiding a collision with passing teams. Arriving at Spruce street its course was eliverted and rounding the corner sharply it started down the street which at this point is quite steep. Thoroughly frightened and unable to control the animal Mr. and Mrs. Ganter, leaped from the carriage. Mr. Ganter sustained sustained no Injuries but Mrs. Ganter had an ugly cut in her forehead.

Clipped from Reading Times26 Sep 1898, MonPage 1

Reading Times (Reading, Pennsylvania)26 Sep 1898, MonPage 1
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