Intelligencer Journal from Lancaster, Pennsylvania on January 11, 1921 · 10
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Intelligencer Journal from Lancaster, Pennsylvania · 10

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, January 11, 1921
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10 THE LANCASTER DAILY INTELLIGENCER, TUESDAY, JANUARY lx, CENSUS RECORDS DESTROYED BY FIRE Department of Commerce Blaze Results in Disastrous Loss of Documents LOCATED BY WATCHMAN Finds Basement Full of Smoke Three Firemen Overcome by Fumes Washington, aJn. 11. Priceless census records, dating hack to 1790, when the first enumeration of the United States was taken, were destroyed last night in a fire of undetermined origin at the Department of Commerce. The records included figures from eery census up to the present one and officials said that it would be days before even an estimate of the damage could be given. The blaze originated in the basement of the commerce building and five alarms quickly brought every piece of apparatus In downtown Washington to the scene and more than twenty lines of hose completed the damage done to the records by pouring tons of water through windows into vaults where the records were kept. During the tw and half hours which firemen fought the blaze, three firemen were ovtercomo by smoke and taken to the hospital. Among them was Frank Newman, recipient of the 1920 bravery medal. James Foster, a watchman at the, who discovered the fire, said that he was making his rounds in an upper part of the eleven story structure and went down to the basement tracing a smell of smoke he had noticed. He found the carpenter shop and engine room full of smoke. According to T. J. Fitzgerald, chief clerk of the census bureau, records of the census of 189 were kept stacked outside the vaults and these were totally destroyed by both fire and water. In the vaults were stacked aisle after aisle of records dating back to 1790 and arranged according to years up to 1910. The 1920 records were kept on an upper floor and were not damaged. Asked as to what damage the fire had done, Mr. Fitzgerald said that the actual fire loss was very slight, but "the records destroyed could not be replaced If we had the entire wealth of the United States at our disposal. There are no duplicates. The records, Mr. F tzgerad said, were used by the War Department for draft data, by the Internal Revenue Bureau, by the Treasury Department and often were consulted when itizenship rights were to be estab lished. GENERAL HOSPITAL GIVEN GOOD RATING Local Institution One of the Best in State, Board of Charities Announces MAN WHO STABBED WIFE CAPTURED BY POLICE Walter Ilamlln Ixxlged In Jail -Negro Held For Thefts. Coatesville, Jan. 11 Walter Thompson, alleged to have stolen clothing and a suit of clothes from an Italian tailor 111 West Coatesville, was held in $100 ball for court at a hearing before Alderman Bahl last night. Charged with felonious assault ai d attempt to kill his wife, Walter Hamlin, who was caught by the police at West Chester yeBterday, was given a hearing before Alderman Bahl and Rent to jail without bail, to await the result of the Injuries Inflicted on his wife, who is now at the Chester Val lev Hospital, I)R. GREENBURG RESIGNS Directors at Monthly Session Appoint Dr. Stover as Chief Reside 1 Physician That the Lancaster General Hospital is one of the best In the State is Ihe belief of a committee of the Board of Public Charities which recently made an inspection of the institution. according to a report received last evening at a meeting of the board of directors. It takes rank with the best hospitals in the large cities. Reports given by the superinton .lent shiowed that there was a daily average of 97 patients in the hosplta during December. Operations on th" new building are progressing nicely Yesterdav the concrete roof was fln ished on the new center wing and stoves have been set up to dry out the cement work, t is hoped that this part of the building will be completed by July 1. A new 160 horse power, high pressure boiler is being installed with which the building will be heated. Cards have been sent to physicians who have not heretofore had hospital privileges, inviting them to avail themselves of these privileges. The resignation of Dr. Harry H Greenhurg, a resident physician, nr received and took effect on Decembei 13. No one has yet been secured t-fill the place. The board appointed Dr. Stover, at present a resident phv slcjan, as chief resident physician, th place to be taken July 1, 1921, an' to continue as such for one year, hav lng charge of the five new resident-who will come in. LECTURE ON JAPAN Prof. H. K. Ober, who has recently returned from Japan, will deliver a lecture on Japan and the World Sunday School Convention at the Church of the Brethren, Salunga on Friday evening at 7:30 oclock. Evedybody is invited to attend. YOUR history is ready for deliv cry. It is one of the finest publications on the market, complete, accurate. You will want it. So will your children and grandchildren. On sale at The Intelligencer office. Brings Relief from Pains in the - Arms, Legs, Side, Back or Soreness in any part of the Body. Eaiy to Takm. WUlMthjantbaBulth. AT ALL DRUGGISTS. Suffered from General Breakdown Had Headaches and Pains All Over. READ THIS MANS STATEMENT BELOW I Buffered from a genera! breakdown In health since lat winter and was treated bv different physicians and used electrical treatments without the beneficial results. 1 had pain in my back, headache . pain in my limbs, stomach and bowels, in fact, 1 can safely say I suffered all over. After reading in the paoer about Hypo-Cod I decided to give it a trial and see if 1 could find some relief and I must say that 1 am perfectly satisfied 1 have less pains. I sleep better and feel stronger. Before using Hypo-Cod it was about all I could do to walk two blocks but I am now able to walk several blocks. I now recommend Hypo-Cod because I think there are no false statements made in regard to the beneficial results obtained through the use of tt, declared Samuel Powell. 145 North Queen street, York, Pa. Build yourself up. Give nature a chance to throw off wintry weather troubles. Old mother nature, when she is in strong, vigorous condition, can knock out diseases and trouble when science fails. But if your system is weak nothing can help you much. So go down to the drug store. Ask for a couple bottles of the genuine Earles Hypo-Cod in the orange-colored carton. Take It home. Follow directions and put your system in a strong, vigorous, healthy condl ion. Thousand have done It this way according to their statements. Y'ouU be delighted the way it works. Earles Hypo-Cod is sold here by all good druggists ana the leading druggists in all nearby towns. Ad v. Cuticura Soap Complexions Are Healthy, SoM.OtataMftt.Talevm.Sv iwryitot Fe 1 firir CmiUuLfertorlM,Dpt When the Children Cough, Rub Musterole on Throats and Chests No telling how soon the symptoms may develop into croup, or worse. And thens when youre glad you have a jar of Musterole at hand to give prompt, sure relief. It does not blister. As first aid and a certain remedy, Musterole is excellent. Thousands of mothers know it. You should keep a jar in the house, ready for instant use, It is the remedy for adults, too. Relieves sore throat, bronchitis, tonsilitis, croup, stiff neck,, asthma, neuralgia headache, congestion, pleurisy, rheumatism, lumbago, pains and aches of back or joints, sprains, sore muscles; chilblains, frosted feet and colds of the chest (it often prevents pneumonia). S6c and 6 Be Jars; hospital size $3.00. The Kiss Youll Want Again Free All This Week THIS WAY With the purchase of one 1-lb. box of Ma-de-ra Stuffed Chocolates for 80c, we give FREE one 15c package of MA-DE-RA NIPS THE KISS YOULL WANT AGAIN. This offer is made because we want you to become acquainted With MA-DE-RA NIPS the most delicious, velvety chewing candy ever made assorted, flavors. MA-DE-RA STUFFED CHOCOLATES, 80c lb. Ma-de-ra Confectionery Co. Incorpora ed . 18 NORTH PRINCE STREET For Your Convenience Also At DUNNS East King Street Tomorrow: Leinbachs 534th ECONOMY WEDNESDAY! Adding New Attractions To The January Clearance You Can Do Better at Leonards! Sale Begins at 8:30 a.m. Everything for Women TSEEEEBI 10 North Queen St. Near the Square You Can Do Better at Leonards! Sale Wednesday Only Immense DRESS SALE Wednesday YOU MUST ACTUALLY SEE THESE DRESSES TO APPRECIATE THE TREMENDOUS VALUE $40.00 DRESSES AT $35.00 DRESSES AT No $30.00 DRESSES AT Exchanges $25.00 DRESSES AT $20.00 DRESSES AT LA Every Sale Final Hundreds of Frocks Including Our Own Stock and Newest Spring Dresses. Matcnals of Wool Tricotine, Taffeta, Crepe de Chine, Satin, Wool, Serge, Tricolette. The Greatest Dress Values Ever Offered at $14. Watch Our Windows -LEONARDS- White Unene 39c Formerly 50c good quality, yard wide, desirable weight and durable. Womens Special House Dresses, -Values to $3.98, $125 Neatly made of gray and blue percale; some fitted, some Billy Burke styles; all sizes. Muslin Waists For Children Values 65c to 98c, 59c Included In the lot are Warrens, "Little Beauty and "Our Special. All styles for little boys and girls. Lace Sets, Values to 10c 5c 12 yards for 50c; all dainty patterns; various widths, Valenciennes laces. Full Bleached Napkins, $1.89 Worth $2.50. Mercerized; hemmed; assorted designs; size 20x20 in. A Sale of House Dresses Former Prices Up to $4.98 Bates Gingham House Dresses in very desirable styles; beautifully colored plaids, neat stripes and dainty checks of black an,, white, blue and wuite, lavender and white, pink and white; also plain color chambrays. All sizes in the sale. 50c to 75c Belts, . 39c Womens Belts ; black, tan, novelties; coat or sweater styles. Gray Linen Toweling, 22c Worth 29c; good weight, blue border; 17- Inches wide; very absorbent. Womens Gloves For cold days Values Up to $2.25, 9gc Big assortment of knitted Golf Gloves, ChamOisette Gloves, Oxford Gloves, Mitts, etc. A clearance of regular stocks. Womens Special Petticoats, $1.25 Values up to $1.98 Fancy Heath erbloom and black sateen Petticoats; neatly made, with ruffle. A special group for one days sale. Mens Wool Gloves, 79c Worth $1.50. Grays and black; good heavy quality; sizes 8 to 10. Scalloped Pillow Cases, 59c Worth 75c ea.' Of fine muslin; size 45x36 inches. Limited lot. Silk Remnants: Worth to $1.00: at 59c Yd. Wool Remnants: Worth to $2.00: at 69c Yd. e e e Mens and Womens Umbrellas, $1.35 Values to $3. Slight imperfections in the coverings; mission handles, paragon frames, steel rod. V

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