Danbury Evening News - August 17, 1888 - Fire on White Street livery stables.

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The fire in Freeland's livery stables on White Street were deemed suspicious. Fortunately the fire was under control in minutes by the Kohanza hose company.

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1888-08-11

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THE DAKBUKY NEWS,

The Danbury News.
Kirnoir.

Labor Day.

'Labor Day has oometo stay," reads
a large poster soon to be issued by the
general committee, on preparations, on
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST It, 1888.
that day. Last year the members and
representatives of ( the various trade
UEABLY A CONFLAGmATION.
•Wilt* Street HM » Narrow K»cap», unions in town; celebrated the third of
September as a general holiday, and it
A flre occurred Monday In one of the was so successful and enjoyable an oc_
•worst possible districts In the borough caslon that it is to be repeated again
for a flre, and bad it obtained even a this year.but on a much largei^and m ore
little headway it would have proved extensive scale.
sery-£usastrQUi_jriMies were discover- itonday* September 3d, will.witness
ed breaking from the upper story of the one of the largest parades that Danrear portion of Freeland's livery stables bury has had an opportunity to witness
on White street, about eleven o'clock. in some time. Many outside organizaThese stables are surrounded by high tions will participate.
wooden buildings and business blocks, The afternoon and evening will be desuch as the Grand Central Hotel, the voted to games and sports at the fair
building this sid« of it, and also by grounds. The principal sports will be
several shops ~5nd " "barney ~and~E5d a ten mile foot race, the entrance fee of
it not been for the quick discovery of which is to be $2.00; a haJf mile, a one
the flre and the efficient work of the flre hundred y ard, and a h urdle race, w ith
department after the alarm was given.a an entrance fee of fifty cents to .each.
large area must have been laid'in ashes The prize to-be awarded the winner of
Xohanza hose company whose quarters the ten mile race is fJo.OO. The entries
are at the rear ol the stables, b ut will close at noon on September 3d, for
lacing on Ives street, ran around into all races except the ten mile race, which
the adjoining lane, and although the will close September 1st. Entries can
flames were leaping high up above the be made at Foley b rothers' cigar store,
Toof they had a stream on and the fire or through any of the following comunder control inside of five minutes.
mittee : F. P. Sullivan, T. H. Turner^
It was most certainly a most narrow M. Crehan, J. A. Townsend, J. M. Cole,
escape for a terrible and extensive con- J. O'Hare, J. Dyer^and W. H. Foley.
flagration. The fire started in a store- There will also be three f oot races,
Toom over the stables in a very supic- three bicycle races, a potato race, swinglons manner. Charles Foote had re- ing the heavy h ammer, pole vaulting,
cently stored most ot his household running high jump, stone throwing,
effects there, and the fire started on or ball t hrowing, as well as other athletic
near a bureau belonging to him. Foote's sports and games.
property was nearly destroyed. It was Trains will run between t he New Engnot insured. The building was owned land station and the grounds at interby I. W. Ives, and a small sum will re- vals of a half hour or less. Tickets inpair it. Freeland's loss will be very cluding admission to the grounds will
•light. He succeeded in removing all of be thirty cents. General adnission ten
ills horsee immediately.
cents. Teams free. Grand stand five
oenta. The parade is advertised to
Decrepit of Old Age aiid Kliery.
start at ten o'clock, sharp.
The saddest of all is "what might have
Tlie Truck Overturned.
"been." To the aged this is no mere poetical fancy, but, alas! too often a sufA SERIOUS ACCIDENT.
lericg r eality. It seems strange in the
•wise dispensation of Providence that The large new truck of Washington
Bf ter the race has been nearly run and Hook and Ladder company met with
-the machine worn out that we should a bad accident while starting f or Friday
reach a second age o( childhood, which night's fire, and was badly damaged.
~wften means imbecility and sometimes The accident happened this w ay: Til•utter helplessness. The daily record ol lerman Warner has a room near the
such lamentable cases causes the reader truck house, but his family live on Pearl
to skip the ordinary reports, and it is street. That night one of his children
only something beyond the ordinary being ill, he found it necessary to stay
that attracts attention, and the case at home. As soon as he heard the
alarm he started for Ives street. Driver
-about to be narrated is such an one.
i The name of a cattle d ealer,years ago, Lewis was sitting in the quarters of the
•used to carry great weight with it, and company with Chief-Engineer Elwood.
the dealer was looked up to as a man Of course the horses were harnessed
•well booked in the ways and tricks of on the instant, and as Warner had not
the business world, and his wealth was arrived, Horatio Brown, a member of
a onmTmnx'. volunteered to take the

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1O,OOO Physicians

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diarrhoea, feeble digestion andjill
wasting diseases, and for Infants
deprived of m other's m ilk, or when
weaning.

CONFEC

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in the McPhelemy
in connection jwith
tablisEmentr we
than ever to suppl
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it has answered admirably. We would gladly
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Stone "

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Building

F. 3. F ULTOS, il. D., House Surgeon.

New Y ork Infant Asylum.
MT. VEESOS, N. T.
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Chainaaa of Mt. V emon Branch

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Digestible

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