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Harvest home - 'FIRE FLARES AS BRASS BAND BLARES Musicians...
'FIRE FLARES AS BRASS BAND BLARES Musicians Scurry as Stand Blazes Up at Clarksburg Harvest Home. son of Mr. died at his yesterday funnral will Lady of Father will be under I of Na- Na- CLARKSBURG, Aug. 3. Partial de.! of 1146 struction of the bandstand bv flro nro.t yesterday, vided a rather spectacular feature of will be held the annual harvest homo held hero last! the late nignt. uasoiine dripping from a torch1 St. Augus- Augus- lamp in tho center of the structure be-' be-' be-' charge, came Ignited and set fire to leaves be-Burial be-Burial Frospect neath the stand and there was a ranid H. Sexton, scurrying of musicians as tho flooring oiaaea up, lames shot thru tho cracks half way to tho top of the years old, a structure and there was a wild rush for died buckets of water and sand, with which avenue of the flames were finally extinguished, taken to The flooring was destroyed. Director Less than 50 feet away 100 persons services were dining at four long tables, while avenue, outside a rail stookado threo times as They many more were packed in the small-are small-are and Miss eat space possible for them to occupy. There was ho panic, for those who were eating wore too busy satisfying their appetites to regard the blase as at the a menace, while those not yet fed were Spring too hungry to pay any attention. Lead- Lead- During tho excitement incident to Leadley the fire Mrs. Thomas Lawrence of Leadley, Newark, who accompanied Mr. and Leadley Mrs. Lewis Brown of Ocean Grove, fell was 67 over one of the benches near the band-years band-years will otand and sustained a dlsfocated shoul-. shoul-. shoul-. relatives der and sprained angle. She was takeu John to Freehold and given medical attn. tlon. The Jamosburg band was placing in the little open air building at tho time ' funeral of of the fire. Some of the musician I Francisco, went over the railing backwards in Red Bank, their haste to escape the flames and I 9 o'clock smoke, but none was injured. Some of 1 here, the band's music was turned. J. M. 1 Directors Owens is the conductor of the band. I Mount Oil- Oil- C. C. Qulnn president of tho organlza-! organlza-! organlza-! tlon. i of en- en- Another feature of tho evenm not ' an Illness down on the program came when Ed-' Ed-' Ed-' the os- os- ward Sutphen of Asbury Park en- en- retired ueurcu io siari nis Huason car lor born at h return trip. Mr. Sutphen and his' April party went home In a Jitney. The Hud-26, Hud-26, Methot of n is still at Clarksburg. Mr. Sutphen! brother, believes the trouble is with tho elec- elec- two sis- sis- trie starting system. of Phil- Phil- Howard D. LeRoy, an Asbury Park Boyd of commissioner, came to Clarksburg to sret something to eat after viewing the' crowd at Tennent. He waited for two h0UrB then went hn hungry, having Anna 'ailed , in his efforts to squeeze past Stoddard the 8tIle tender. Mr. and Mrs. John early this H Bennett of Asbury Park and, Mr.' parents, and Mrs- Mrs- Robert Schable, the latter aged thelr daughter, were mere fortunate. 23,, gave Tney too continued on to Clarksburg her par- par- after Ending it useless to attempt to relapse. "et fe at Tennent, and had their ap- ap- condition petites appeased, Other Asbury Farkers who made the Hepburn, a 30-mile 30-mile 30-mile trip to Clarksburg to enjoy the infantry, N. ,east were Mr- Mr- nJ Mns- Mns- Charles O.' with his Davenport, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Tex., ar- ar- Cook' Mr- Mr- anl Mls. Edward Sutphen, are also c!ark Clayton, Mr. and Mrs. Harold 1r.. of Collins, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Cllver, Mrs. Margaret Mary Madden, Ernest Messier and which w'll'am Rushton. , and loa 10 1'0UU persons were served for Mrs. - with delicious viands during the even ing. Ample provision had been made for a record crowd, so that nelthef the diners nor those who had charge of the supper were disappointed. The night was an ideal one for such an event.

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  1. Asbury Park Press,
  2. 03 Aug 1916, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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