The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts on November 26, 1889 · 1
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i Pi CAUSE FOB THAHKSGIVIHG. That yon aro In New England, where yon can bny the Thanks-irins number of The Globe. ....lUhnflV ARERNQO'I I I d Ihursday morning look out for the Thanksgiving nnm ber of The Globe. VOL. XXXVI. NO. 141). BOSTON, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 2G. 1SS9 EIGHT PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. ' fl H if h b B.rm h h h h tl n v n f una i ny II IJ I II tl IS il k. .,' 1 II H UL II II 11 tl El II II II U II 11 11 fl II (11 lit M (1 II II tl MX V i THIN WAT grocer for KENNEDY'S. Literal House Furnishers. Carpet week this at Atkinson's. Meaning a week when more genuine bargains shall be distributed than Boston ever saw before. Meaning that those who know us will order carpets now for future wants. Six lots fifteen hundred rolls one hundred and twentv thousand yards to ... be sacrificed. Yes, a genuine sacrifice. Selling goods for eighty-nine cents which mortal never bought for less than one dollar and a quarter until now. These are the figures for the best. Those at 49c, 59c, 69c. and 79c. are proportionately low. Bring your measures with you. Easy terms if desired. 827 Washington Street, Cor. Common. LAST Only ONE MORE DAY left in 'which to avail yourself of tlie following offer: W g'T8 frpo to nerr customer purcliaaing; a ng of us befor ThankugiTiiiR, without extra turkey, toptther with a package of . Tavier'i ceUbrated Prepared Scasooin?, wt ii irwrantted to make the best dressing in worM. to test the Sue baking dualities of onr We 10U them on easy pg'yments of $1 aJ U per week tmtU paid. AB'11 fu1l'31, at,y "tJ"5 of als ln p 'ta market, iuclodin.? the celebrated . nC' J' K,,w Eub' M38' Crowford,Winthrop, Oil itovej taken in exchinge for new. aewber that we hve the largest assortment tecMkefp'ng ecaJs to be fonud in the city, tit f ter ouly reliable foods at the lowest cash fricei ea our orieinul 1 obinson'i plan of instal-Mt, the only eqaitaWe and co-operaUve eye- in ase, whereby the purchaser i (roaranteed McfMioaate cash rotnrn in case the pood are -ifd to be sent bAck. ihii plau will I mojt ;prciated when most needed. .5' 'o to every customer purchasing "Wi worth or more of housekeeping Roods a -:b? ran.fe without extra chanre, or, if none it credit its value to their acoouut. We (!J ,t0T's in xcnan? tot new ranges, H per week until the halince ia paid. '? eoiceivaUa kind cf parlor atovs oa the terms, j tanihie our wainmoth stock of ILfcT Cirpe" anJ hoast'koepiua; gocda before CH. ROBINSON&GO,, Ucd 2 Deck Sq. and 140 Washington St, 0TOX, "iuUUrJ w.tb K1.US A tFWlS, 145 KrvJ-y. South xio(oa. alue. equitable and- co-operativ boua fur- WBLE Cilll'CII-LOADIXC w. .ih. Nichiiy damai.-d by water oa the way Irom fcurupe, , t All Mk.ea. 0HN, P. LOVELt AUMS CO., H7 W auugtoa oor. liiatile. ' 1?. H"rJ " to hone i,i tlnuli custom eoraeta, La l w W A iKwaotsK, 61 M lug- IjZ"?'- brown i,d whit Pvx ker ;ui;ei A HuZiTni " h rtnml at ono to itu 'Mii'I''',l,0,,-,1'rtt''''U " Xwnrv :., eii4wiUtai4iv. tv mt WORD IMPORTANT TO THE PUBLIC f hi i - KENNEDY'S O -Q drs tfis original and only genuina Thin Water Wafer on tha market. Packed attractively in ona and two-pound boxes. Always ask ycu BuTuT.SSt n24 Sold Liquor to a Constable. Peabodt. Mass.. Nor. 26. Timothy T, Eiordan. Humphrey Monahan and William Quirk, liquor sellers, were convicted this morning on spotter evidence furnished Dy the town constable, to whom they had made sales. Kach was lined and sentenced to the house of correction. DE1TH3. COrCHLEJT. In Cambrlilzp, Nov. 26, Brideet Cougblen, C2 yrs. Funeral from ber son-ln-law'e reiidence, John Mahoney. 40 Wlntlirop it., Thurs-clay, Nov. 2S, at 8 a. m. High mass at St. Paul's rlmreh at 9 o'clock. Relatives and friends Invited to attend. I)UM A8.-In Pouth Boston, Nov. 25. Ellen B be loved cliila of George L. and Annie Dumas, 1 mos. 14 ds. Funeral from parent' residence, 40 Silver St., Wednesday, Sov. 27, at 2.30. Xew York papers please copy. FOTIIKItaiLL. In Somervllle, Xov. 24. Haggle E beloved daughter of Kdwarli and Mary Fother- gill, 4 yrs. 4 mos. 3 ds. Burial private. St. John, . B., papers please copy. IIL'IILKY. In South Boston, Xov. 26, Ellen, be loved wife of Timothy Hurley. 40 yrs. Funeral from her late residence, 163 Silver St., Thursday, Xov. 28, at 8.30 o'clock a. in. Requiem mnss at HS. l'eter and Paul's church at 9 o'clock a. m. Helatives and friends are invited to attend. McCARTY. In Dorchester, Xov. 25, Domlnick M., lieloved infant of Thomas and Hannah JlcCarty, 8 mos. 21 ds. Funeral from 10 Pindar St., Wednes day, at 2 o'clock. Friends and relatives Invited to attend. WARD. In this city, Xov. 20, Mary K. Ward, daughter of the late -Mary Burns. 27 yrs. 1 mo, Funeral will take place from the residence of her sister, Mrs. Cole, it , Lovering pi., Thursday morning, Nov. 28, at 8 o'clock. Services at Cathedral at 8.45. Friends and relatives are Invited to attend. ALL The Hall Stand is as importa n t a factor in the fur nishing of a house as is the bon net in the tdress of a woman. We all know the vulgar hat- r l l . 1 Aaianu mar I' nods a you in the house of the Philis tine. This charming reproduction of an old English Hall Piece marks just the opposite extreme. Of generous size, stately and impressive in appearance, substantial in construction, and richly endowed in its furnishing, it makes at once a pleasant impression upon every visitor as he crosses your threshold. The huge pierced shield, the iron ornaments in XVIth century designs, the bold carving in full relief, and the great polished lid which lifts and discloses 5 feet of storage space beneath, are among the first impressions which delight the purchaser. Send for illustrated Catalogue. Paine's Furniture Co. 4S CANAL ST.! South SUle Boston & Mains Depot G, E. OSGOOD & GO,, Cash House Furnishers. On of Our Standard narsralna. CENT'S EASY CHAIR, Saltan Flash, Any Color Desired. Why pay $10 or $12 to an Instalment Rouse? OLD CONTINENTAL BID'G, 74S7ZG WasJiington Street. ,D SuT 11S THANKSGIVING DAY. For tie accommodation of their patrons, thfl NOTMAIi PHOTOGRAPHIC GO. wiUopen their Park St. Studio on Thursday, Not. 28, from 8 a. m, to I p. m. Tusboat Wll.MAM KLAMiKB will Hw tlx. Inncuun of l Wbait and Atlantic it., at 10 'stock VVloefeiaf , ai.d vaif bail hwuc duriua X IN THE I! $6.75. THE GLOBE I TO BUS Brick House Shaken to the Ground. splosiQH of Natural Gas in Dayton. Sloiiteiiii Family Wale as lie Walls FalL Five Persons Mangled, Two Being Killed. Destruction t Night cf Scott Haw theme's Household. Dayton. O.. Not. 26. An exDlosiou of natural gas occurred at 1 o'clock this morn lnor at the residence of Scott Hawthorne, in the western part of this city. The house which was a two-stovy brick structure, ws blown into atoms. Two children wore killed, and Mr. Haw thorne, his wife and father received ter rible injuries which will probably result fatally. The gas was cut off from the section in which the explosion occurred as soon as possible after the accident. PENSION" AGENT TO BE TEtED. John C. Fage to be Held on a Charge of Fraudulent Practices. Concord, N. H.. Nov. 2G. United States Commissioner Foster this forenoon held John C. Patre of Meredith in $100, rn complaint for receiving illegal pension fees. and in S00 for procuring fraudulent pen sion affidavits. In default of bonds he was committed to Lacouia ;il.' FBEMIUM. ON BOSTON BONDS, The City Places Its 30 Years' Water Loan at $101.65. At City Hall today bids were receivad in the mayor's office for the $245,000 water loan. 3Vtt per cent.. 30 years, as ioiiows: Isaac v. ssDemu tia 100.53 for 8100.000; International Trnst Company of Boston offered loaiGforthe entire loan; Geortre V. Norman of Boston, 100.25: Adams. Blodgett & Co. and K. L. Day & Co., 101.3-17, and Blake Brothers and Brewster, Cobb & Esterbrook. 101.65 for the entire loan. The award was made by the city treasurer to the latter. SUN DYEK DIED IMMEDIATELY. Three Indiana Hunters Accidentally Shot by a Companion. Washington. Ind- Nov. 2(5. 'William Dyer. Ira Chamberlain and Sun Dyer, while hunting 16 miles north of here yesterday, were accidentally shot by George Chamber lain. Sun Dyer died immed:at6ly. The others are seriousl injured. Cham berlain's double-barrelled shotgun was accidentally discharged, and the contents of both barrels found lodgment in the bodies of his companions. IRON FOUNDERS ASSIGN. Caused by Delay of Money Due on Aqueduct Work. Newjutrgh, N. Y., Nov. 26. Coldwell. Wilcox & Co., iron founders and machinists, have made an assignment to Thomas Cold well, father of the senior member of the firm. The employes of the assigning hrin were all paid ia full, and the works were shutdown. Delav in getting money on tne isew orK aaueduct work is given as one of the reasons for the assignment. DROVE OFF GREEN" MEN. Quarrel in Coal Yards of . Chicago QueJIed by the Police. Chicago, In.. Nov. 26. A quarrel among the mei in the yard of the .Leuign & Fraaklia Coal Company, at Halsled street and the north branch, assumed such serious proportions vesterday afternoon that a de tachment of police was sent from the Kaw- son street station to quell it . Ifae men demanded a nigner rare oi waxes per ton. which the comoany refused to pay. the men were discharged ana others hired. The discharged men soon boarded a steamer where the new hands were at work, and drove them off the vessel. Chunks of coal and sticks were thrown back and forth and three or four men were cut and bruised. The arrival of the police prevented a serious tight. PASSENGERS AND CREW Of the Santiago Saved and Bound to New York. New York. Nov. 20. The steamer Ener- gie from Bremen, which arrived here today, reports that at noon on the 25th inst..o:I Nantucket, she spoke the ship A. J. I uller. from Liverpool for New York, which signalled: Tlav'! on board crew and passengers of steamer Santiago. All saved. 8hip destroyed by tire." No other particulars were obtajtiert. The steamer referred to is possibly the British steamer Santiago. Capt. I'oiter. which sailed hence. Nov. 17. for Iluli. Steamers John Brooks and Cumberland in, Collision. Porti. ANis Me.. Nov. 2G. About 5 o'clock this morning the steamers Cumberland, leaving the crowded harbor, and John Brooks, just arriving from Boston, collided. nortion of the uDoer works of the Brooks mm rarriml avur. hnt lhe steamer Will be repaired in time to leave for Boston tonight. The Cam berland was not damaged. Dec 20, If Nothing KapDens. On the 20th of next month, if nothing happens to delay the work, the cornerstone of the Mate House addition will be laid. Tuecorner-sioueis all ready for laying. BLOW Jq axi is but will not be sent here until a dav or so before it is needed. Everything now depends on the work of the contractors for the mason work Norcrosi. Brothers. The arrangement of the ceremonies has not yet been made. - DEATH AT DUQUESNL Two Ken Killed by an Explosion at the Alleghany Bessemer Steel Works. Pittsburc. Penn Nov. 20. By an explosion at the Alleghany Bessemer steel works at Duqnesne. this morning, two men, Wil liam Marshall, night superintendent of the j wire mill, and a man mMned Cooper, were killed, and a number cf others injured. MURDER, NOT SUICIDE Friends of August Anders oa Hold That His Disappearance Indicates Foul Play. Providence. R. I. Nov. 2C August Anderson, the young Swede who so mysteriously disappeared from the little town of Pontiao on the New York & New England railroad Saturday night, is now supposed to have been murdered. The friends who were with Anderson last sav that the missing man must have met with foul play. VICE-PRESIDENT STUBBS of the St. Paul Road Resigns, and Will Return to lhe Southern Pacific. Milwapkke, Wis., Nov. 26. A great sen cation was caused here last evening by the publication of a despatch under a New York date, which stated that Vice-President Stubbs of the St Paul road had tendered his resignation and would return to the Southern Pacific. Mr. Stubbs was seen and confirmed the statement. He said : "My resignation is in the hands of the directors of the St. Paul road, and will be acted upon at their meeting Wednesday. It was tendered atter consul tation with President Miller, who, while expressing the conviction that I was making a mistake, kindly and generously gave his consent." JONATHAN D. WHEELER DEAD. At One Time He Was in the Com mission Business in Boston. Worcester, Mass., Nov. 2G. Jonathan D. Wheeler died in Grafton this morning in his 84th year. Since 1843 he has been an owner, and of late years treasurer of the Wheeler Cotton mills in Millbury. Before that he was in the commission business on Kilby street. Boston. His home has been in Grafton for many years. In i8f"n-4 he was in the governor's council. He was for three years State director of the Boston & Albany railroad, has long been president of the Grafton bank, and in other ways was identified with public trusts ana important business aliairs. MAY GOVERN EAST AFRICA. Stanley May Again Become a British Subject. London, Nov. 2G. Mr. Stanley, in a letter to the Geographical Society, gives most interesting details concerning the country traversed by him. The Times says it is assured by high authority that Stanley is not likely to reach home until the end of Ja uary, and that he will probably stay some time atMombassi to eive the benefit of his experience to Mac Kenzie wno is organizing tne government in firitih tast Alrica. "It is hoped." says the Times, "that Stan lev. after a rest, may be induced to under take the administration of the East African government We believe he might be quite willing to become a British subject. GOOD FOR THE MICHIGAN. Vanderbilts and the Canadian Pacific Enter into an Agreement. New York, Nov. 26. A Chicago special to the Herald says it was reported yesterday that a traffic agreement had been entered into between the Vanderbilts and the Cana dian Pacific. The Vanderbilts, some years ago, guaran teed some of the bonds of the Canadian Pacific, which at that time was looked upon as an indication that they proposed to become interested in toe manage ment of tnat line. Close traffic arrange ments have existed between the Michigan Central and Canadian Pacific for some years past. The latter has nad in contern plation the construction ot an extension to Chicago, via l'etroit. and it is believed the Vanderbilts made a traffic agreement with that road to prevent this move and make the Michigan Central the permanent outlet to (Jhicaeo lor the Canadian facinc system, MARCH HELD IN $3000. Judge Ely Has a Word to Say in Re gard to the Case. In the Municipal Court this morning. Frank H. March of Wakefield gave sure ties for appearance before the grand jury. March was arrested in October last by Inspector F.obinson on the charge of em bezzling 25 shares of New York & New England stock and five shares of Webster bank stock. Saturday. Judge Ely rendered his decision, in which he said: T do not intend where cases are brought in involving business transactions to receive a complaint unless the party has an oppor tunity in tha first Dlace to be heard. And when such cases come to trial beiore me 1 do not intend te send them up merely upon what might ce called probable cause. want a trettv strong case made out to mv judgment before 1 snould send to the icrand :urv a case ot a similar nam e to this, aod there was a time in this case when I thought there probablv would be such developments growing out of the intimate relations ot these parties, the great confidence which this girl put in her brother-in-law, aad the fact that lie had almost absolute control of her affairs, apparently with her consent, that there would be such a case made out that 1 should be able to discharge the defendant. But I must confess, nnon the whole case, that I am unable to do that, and therefore shall require him to furnish sureties in shoo k John B. Moran appeared for defendant. and George H. Towla for the government. Funeral of Mary Ellen Caser. The funeral of Miss Mary Ellen Casey took place this morninsr irom her late resi dence. 3;) Spruce street, Cambridge, and was attended by a large number of relatives and friends oi the young lady, who was hihlv esteemed and loved by an wno knew her. an wished to pay their last respects to her memory. At 8.30 o'clock the remains were removed from her residence aud lakeuto St. Peter's church, on Concord avenue. Cambridge, where high mass was celebrated by Rev. Father Brodericte. The call bearers were Jonn tu. r uner. d. r. Driseoll. Daniel Sweeney. James Casey, Christopher Casey aud James B. KandelL Highwaymen Rob a Compositor. Norwalk. Conn., Nov. 20. Highway robbers waylaid Oliver B. Mumford, a compositor in the Hour office, last night, near Plat swamp, while returning from West- port and demanded bis valuables. .ot comply n'. the young man was assaulted and his clothing torn, but he finally escaued minus his W atert.ur watch, the only article of value he possessed. ' Confederate Landmarks Gone. cupied by Jeff Davis daring the late rebell- . and known as tne white house of tne confederacy." is to be torn down and a hoolhouse Dtint on tne site, mm mw removal of Libby prison to Chicago, two of Southern confederacy here will have disappeared. Worcester Agricultural Society. w,TOfcTF'L Nov. f6. At the annual meeting today of the WorcesterAgricultural Society J. Lew s Ellsworth was re-elected m5yptii; and Frod IL Chamberlin was elected sec etary. succeeding L. F. Herriek. The treasurer's report snowea a very satisfactory financial condition. The Ladies' Medicine. Hamburg Figs are like preserved lmits. They are the most pgreeable and effective laxative known. Cool the blood, Doto. one iiif. Sic a box. i ifl 1 Law I 1 Far Other Evmin? lews ht Second Fcnrth, Fifth and Eolith Faes. Business Section rto iepoaiipoi ifop If, GIB Secures Je Only Loss Will Figure in the Fililiicns, Boston Twice Called on for Help. Shoe Factories Blown Up. Scores cf Milm Are Destroyed Newspaper Offices Are All Destrojei Started at Noon in the Mower Block. Spread Rapidly Iq Other Buildings. antral Depot Fell at 2 O'Clock and Fire Crcssad t!i3 Track. tGlobe Special Wire.l . Lyn.v, Mass- Xov. 262.30 p. m. The scenes in the city streets at this hourbeegar description. Vehicles of all sorts and description have been brought into use and tho rernovins of Roods from houses and stores ia the path of the fire, which is spreading, (roes rapidly on. Already both telesraph companies and telephone offices are in ashes. The Central station of the Boston & Maine railroad has lous been reduced to ruins. Steamers are here from Boston, Maiden. Salem. Chelsea. Sautrus and other sur rounding towns. The tire, which is the most destructive that has ever visited the city of shoes. , started at 11. S3 in the rear of the builuict occupied by E. W. & C. F. Moore on W illow street Mr. Moore's attention was called to it by one of his employes, and it had gained such headway that that gentleman ordered the bnildinz vacated at once. The alarm was at once sounded, but there were so , many old tinder piles in the shape of well-seasoaed wooden baildinss that the fir jumped from one to 'the other like flames on a parched prairie, and it was not lone before the flames were beyond the control of the. local force and messages in Lynn. Ml were at once sent ont for help from the surrounding places. At this Lour. 2.55, the fire is still rasing fiercely, d1 there is not the slightest indications of its being gotten under control. Tho direction is southeast, backed up by a stiff wind. RAGING AT 2.53. Latest News Over the Globe's Special Wire at 3 o' Clock. Glube't Special Wire.; Lynjt. Mass., Nov. 20 2.B3 p. m. Fire raging worse than ever. Another call for help to be sent out. OPERATOR IN A FURNACE. At 3.05 Ho Says He Expects to be Forced to Quit. tGlobe Special Wire. Lynv, Mass.. Nov. 2G 3.0S. Tho fire sweeping this way ; getting hot, expect to be burned out soon. 0'Coob. Fire Threatens Globe Operators. By Globe' Special Wire.l 3.15 Fire larger now than over. Finest buildings in the citv sow threatened. Fire within 20 yards of Globr operators. Shoe Factories Blown Up. tGlobe Special Wire. 3.20 Three shoe factories have just been blown up. 3.21 Boston & Revere Beach depot now threatened. SPREAD WITH SAPIDITY. Euilding After Building Burned to the Ground. Lynn, Mass., Nov. 26. The greatest fire ever known in Lynn started at noon in the engine room of Mower Brothers, builders, on Almont street. . The structure was five stories, of wood, and was soon one mass of flames. ' ' The entire building was soon destroyed, and the flames spread t the large brick structure of Mower Brothers ou Central avenue. This building was six stories, and went up in the air in 15 minutes. The fire then spread to the wooden building occupied by Bennett & Barnard, shoe manufacturers. i rom there It Spread to a long row of wooden buildings, running up Central avenue to Central square, near the depot. The flames then crossed the avenue to the buildings on Central avenue, and con sumed the long line of buildings running from the square towards Munroe street. The entire department was called out at once and the chief stationed the engines to surround the fire. There was a terrible wind prevailing at the time. Before 1 o'clock the Daily Bee ofSce.Lynn Daily Press, and Lynn Morning News ofli ces were in one mass of Dames. Chief Meody at once telegraphed to Salem and other places for assistance. Brick buildings were consumed As An Much Straw, and at this writing it is not known where the bounderies of the fire will reach. The fire started in the lare wooden building in the rear of Mower Brothers. ' The flying sparks .set fire to several buildings in the central part of the city, and many citizens availed themselves of back ets and became a fire britrade. The small wooden bmldlnes on" Almont street were soon afire, and the flames crossed to the rear of the Sagamore bouse on Union street. The wind came from the northwest and the fire spread towards the central depot of the Boston & Maine. Mower Brothers, F. B. Mower and other firms occupied the building where the flames originated. The large, wooden building was also oc cupied by G. H. & L M. Bonnett. F. B. Mower & Son. In the brick build in ir facing Willow street. Mower Brothers J. R. Pearl and others manufactured shoes Pratt & Babb's express oSice and the First National Bank were also in this building. The tire spread Towards the Southeast. to the building occupied by Bennett & Barnard in the manufacture of shoes. From there the fire reached the old Item building, occupied by John J. Maloney. im porter of fruits; G. H. & W. A. Nichols, printers;. Sanborn & Maxwell, pattern makers: C. F. Pollard. Jr., sign painter: LyBn Advertising Company. The flames continued to the large wooden building owned by the Keene heirs. The first building in the course of the fire was occupied by Welliman, Osborne & Co., shoe dealers; Clareaee B. Thing, tailor; Howard Muclge Newhall, insurance broker. The next building destroyed was occu pied by the Bee Hive, a large dry goods store on the lower floor. The Falmouth House and Henry Murphy's drug store were next. In the next building was the Daily Bee ofiice, K. B. Hayes, Boston Globe aeent; liee composing room, and Model Lodging- House. The Xext Bulldlns . on this side was occupied by George C. Her bert, stationer; James K. O'NeiL merchant tailor; Rogers & Son, architects; and C. B. Tuttle. lawyer. Tlie next building was that owned by F. W. A. Bergen, greenhouse, car station and confectionery store. The next store was Easton's newspaper agency and periodical store. The corner store in this block fac'ng the Central depot was occupied by Beckford's pharmacy. Proceeding up Union street from the cor ner, the first building is the Stevens block. occupied by the National Security Bank; Lewis B. Breen. tailor: Niles & Carr. Taegard, photographer; Baker, Marshnan Baker, insurance men; Wheeler & Worthend, architects: Lynn Ice Company, Sheriff Medcury, and many other small office. Bodois' largo tonsonal shop was in the basement. The next building is small and of wood. occupied by Tucker, cigar man: Phinney & Stevens, tailors. The next block on Union street, is that in Process of rctti and nearly completed by B. W. Currier. The lower floor being occupied by W. M. Currier & Co., the largest clothiers in the city. On the Almont street side irom where the fire originated there were several small buildings entirely consumed.- They were J occupied by shoe manufacturers. There were several dwelling-houses in the locality. ' The flames jumped across Central avenue to the Daily ews onice. wi mis de of the avenue and square was located wooden poiiom etsajiw by J. S. Pike, cigars: John ;ren. barber store, morning and Sunday News; John Doyle, provision dealer; boys' club overhead, and lodging and dwellins apartments; Sue Jenkins, confectioner. The building occupied by the . Ly.B Dally Xtee was entirely consumed. Mansfield & Co. occupied a portion of the bonding for the manufacture of shoes. This building was of wood. The next building towards the depot, on this side, was of brick and owned by A. IL Fuller. This was occupied by the Western Union telegraph ofiiee Joy's billiard parlor; Hilton &Sons. express; Sprague & Breed, coal dealers: Leger & Co.. printers. The rest of tlie large block was occupied by C. L Pecker & Co. The wooden buildings first consumed in the track of the fire have for the oast 20 years been considers 1 regular fire trais, and it has been predicted that if ever a fire got to going it would destroy that portion of the city. The fire caused consternation among all the shoemakers, and all available teams were at once put at work to Kenaove the Ooeds on the central streets. Shoemakers took flight with their kits in all directions. The tire department appeared to be entirely incapable of stopping the progress of the flames. The fire threatens to burn across the Boston & Maine railroad to Union street, and on the south through Monroe street and thence to Washington street. Several large brick buildings and many wooden structures are entirely consumed. The loss is hard to estimate at this time, but will reach in the millions. At 1.C0 o'clock it was estimated at S2.5OO.0OO. The first number of the Lynn Morning News was issued today, and everything is lost. The Lynn Daily Press, which has been in existence nine months, is cleaned out. The fire is beyond the control of the fire department Assistance has arrived from Boston. Salem. Beverly, Swampscott and Marblebead. - Currier's large block on Union street is a Prey to the Flame. This building was one of the finest in the city. The lower floor was occupied by W. M. Currier & Co. This firm have just finished a store which is second to none in appointment of any store in New England outside of Boston. The loss to this firm will be many thousands of dollars. A man whose name could not be learned was killed about 12.40. timbers falling on him from a building on Central square. WORKMEN FLED IN HASTE. Over 200 Escape from a - Burning Building. Lvnn. Mass.. Nov. 26. A pedestrian dis covered some smoke emanating from the roof of the four-story building of Mower Brothers, shoe manufacturers, 48 to C2 Almont street, directly over the boiler-room. Watching it a moment, he noticed that flames were beginning to issue forth. He speedily called the attention of a police man, and an alarm was rang in from box 41. Before any fire apparatus could reach the scene, however, one side of the building wai almost consumed. Being a wooden building and an old one, it was a tinder box. Within 20 minutes after the fire was discovered the whole building was razed to the grouud. Coming as it did. at the noon hour, the employes of the Mower factory. numbering about 200. barely escaped with their lives. One of the bookkeepers, who did not believe that the flames would reach the lower floor, was so suddenly surrounded by them that he had to jump ont of a window to escape. The steel die shop of Murphy & Henry. in the basement of the building, where seven men were empiojea. was totauy gutted. The frame building occupied by the Eeaudry Machine Company was burned. Here machinery to the value of $2030 was destroyed. The boarding-house of Thomas Shea, next on Almont street, was soon consumed. - A large quantity of household goods were removed. . The next bouse on Almont street, occu pied by M. IL Crockett, who kept boarders, was next destroyed. Some furniture was saved. E. Lomasney's house, occupied by him and used as a tailor shop, was then food for the devouring eleiyent. With the destruction ot Lomasney's house nearly all of Almont street had been burned. , HALF THE SQUARE BURNING. Great Consternation Prevailed in Telephone Office. Lynn. Mass., Nov. 26. Fire broke out iu the Mower block at 11.55. and rapidly spread to the buildings occupied by the Lynn Daily Bee and. Lynn Daily Press. From these buildings te tire spread to adjoining blocks, and by 12.40 nearly one. half of Central square was in flames. In the ofiice of the New England Tele. phone Company considerable consternation was created, the beat from the burning buildings across the street being so intense that the lady operatives were forced to leave the building. i At this hour. 12.55. all telephonic com munication is cut off with Boston. COMMUNICATION CUT OFF. Fire Spread Rapidly from One Build- ing to Another. Lynn, Mass., Nov. 612 m. A disas trous conflagration is raging. All of the buildings on Central square are ablaze. Tbe Bee office was one ot the last to catch. Assistance has been called for from out side cities. All of the business portion of the city is in danger of being wiped out. The Iosj will not fall short of $1,000.- ! 000. The fire started at 12.05 this noon in the four-story wooden building of Mower & Bros, on Almont street n Tbe building is about 200 feet front and 100 deep. The Fire Started over the boiler room, and in less than 10 minutes, and before a stream of water could be put on. the entire rear of the LuUding was in flajnes from top to bottom, There ia only a space of about 20 f et be- tween the large wooden building and the six-story brick block known as Mower's block, w hich faces on Willow street, onlx few hundred feet from Central square. The fire was so intense in the rear of the wooden block It soon ignited the brick block in the rear, there not being time to close the iron shutters. Fifteen minutes after the fire started . It Was nyo4 Cemtrad of the firemen, and at this writing. 12.15. it looks as if J. C Bennett and Barnard's large four-story wooden facto rv would have to go and also two other large wooden factories on Almont street, one being occupied by the Consolidated Adjustable Shoe Companv. Some predict that the flames cannot be stopped nntil they reach Union street, and. in that event one side of Central square will be ent roly wiped ont. There is a heavy wind blowing and the sight is fearful to contemplate, huge volumes of black smoke enveloping everything near the burning buildines. In the wooden buildings where the fire started are located Mower & Bro. sue Flonaiond B. Mower, shoe manufacturers ; A. Cberbury, manufacturer of Don-gola shoes ; G. IL and L M. Bennett & Co., slipper manufacturers, and one or two other small concerns, including a machine shop. BIc Cinders are PleaUaa- through the air. and one or two awning, have already taken fire and burned. The menace to surrounding property from; the cinders is great. The large wooden building where the fire started had a brick wall on one end, but the rest was all wood. A small wooden building in the rear of J. C Bennett & Barnard's big factory, and next to the building where the fire started, was soon on fire, and Bennett & Barnard's big factory was soon on fire on the end. 12.30 The f?re Is beyond control, and la spreading rapidly, and at least Twelve Urc Batldlaa-a are in danger. In the big brick block known as Mower's block, is located the Central National Bank. 12.35 The fire con tin nee tospead, Ben nett & Barnard's factory. Mower's brick block and five or six other wooden buildings are all on fire. The flames have crossed Central avenue) and Pike's corner is on fire. The large wooden building facing on Central square, in which is located the Daily Bee, is all on fire. The cinders crossed Central square and ignited the four-story bnck Fuller block, in which is the Western Union Telegraph office and C D. Pecker & Co, shoe manufacturers. 12. 40-The flames have communicated te George O. Fall's wooden building, next to Pike's corner, and occupied by him as a candy store. Here is also located the Sunday News and Morning News, the first sua. ber of which was issue today. There is ne telling where the flames will stop. It is -Beyond All Power to stop it. The four-story brick block owned by the Daily Item caught fire on the wooden cornice, but It is not expected it will be lost. The Item building is on the opposite of the Boston & Maine tracks aod tance of COO feet from where the fire started. 1 2.45 -The building occupied by the Lynn Daily Press is on fire and flames are rapidly ' burning their way toward Railroad avsuue. j A strong wind is now blowing from the southwest : if it holds the Carrier block and the Stevens block are seriously threatened and it will be only by superhuman effort that they will be saved. Should they bum there is no predicting where the oonflagra tion will be stopped. 12.60- ' The Wind Has Shifted e Little and is blowing directly towards the new bnck block of W. M. Currier & Co- and It is on fire in the rear. Ten teams are remov ing the large stock ot clothing. The building has but jnst been completed and was only occupied on the lower floor by Carrier & Co. It is a handsome, ornamental brick structure, five stories high. CENTRAL DEPOT GONE. Fire Crossed the Railroad Track at O'Clock. Ltxn. Mass.. Nov. 263 P. m. The Are has crossed the Boston & Maine railroad tracks and burned the Central depot. The fire worked from the corner of Ex. change and Union streets to Spring street among the large brick shoe manufactories of Amos F. Breed. Joseph Davis and others. The fire continued from Central square thence across the track to the Flatiron bull iag occupied by the Lynn Item. There are a few brick buildings and ma wooden traps on Union street, furnishii fuel for the flames. Union street is covered with shoe 1 tories and machine shops. Thousands of workmen are thrown eat O employment. AID SENT B? BOSTON. Two Engines Sent at Noon by Chief Webber. In response to a call for aid from L: Chief Webber despatched engines 6 and 37 to the fire at a fsw minutes before 1 o'clock. WHAT NIW8 OI LYNNf Shoe and Leather Men Anxiously Waited for Tidings. Substantial business men from the shoe) and leather district rushed in swarms to the Revere Beach station on the departure and arrival of trains from the burning city. lteports were coming and going of every hue and color. Here a group were listening to the story ot a recent arrival. who told bis tale in language lurid enoagh in its eul-oriog to describe the barniag of Moscow. Others recalled the sea of rlamee with which tbe district, on a part of which tney were standing, was inundated 17 years ago. As was to be expected there was little coherency m the aoconnu of these excited men. There - vu unanimity on the one fact, bow-ever, that the largest fire that bad ever ravaged Essex county was in fail progress, and that the interests of b city ot shoes were held in direiu balance. All depended upon the continuance and direction of the stiff gale of wins' which had been blowing tbe livelong day. "Fuller's blfck was gone." one man blurt ed out excitedly. It Leiraa in Mower's block." exclaimed another, "and worked its way across the railroad uark without any opposition." As regards faialitU-s. little was known. bat it was certain tuat one dead body, that of a man. baa hern taken from the rn ns. While this talk was grin outhe uouimi- tous newspaper men were penetrating ini CtUw4 ea save Secead Fsse f r i Hi rnM a A V

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