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1910 Delmar News


Crowbar Knocks Out Teeth And Falling Hatchet Severs Artery.

Delmar. July 23. Two of Delmar's. carpenters were seriously injured yesterday afternoon." Frank E. Pote, who is assistant foreman of transfer work on the New York. Philadelphia and Norfolk railroad, was prying up a huge piece of lumber with a crowbar when the bar slipped, throwing him, and the bar struck him under the chin. A number of teeth were knocked out and his chin severely cut.

J. Leonard Hastings, while working on the new Ice plant here, had his face badly cut by a hatchet which struck him in the temple, severing the artery and severely cutting the side of his face. He was on the lower floor of the plant when a fellow-workman on the next floor called to him to look out for a hatchet. Hastings looked up just in time for the sharp blade to strike his face. He was taken to the Peninsula General Hospital, where he is reported to be in a serious condition.


Citizens Buy Engine And Raise Money For Uniforms.

Delmar. July 23. The Delmar Volunteer Fire Company was organized last evening with 20 members, and the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President. Arthur W. Ellis: vice-president, Charles G. Cooper; secretary. Dr. F. Ellsworth Hatch; treasurer. Elisha H. Jones; chief, George W. Purnell; assistant, Samuel M. Yingling; foreman of hose, N. L. Hayman; assistant, R. R. Gorman; driver, J. W. Bounds.

Delmar has recently acquired a $1,800 fire engine, which was purchased by popular subscription. The ladies of the town, not to be outdone, have raised money to purchased uniforms for the fire laddie

 The Baltimore Sun 24 Jul 1910, Sun  •  Page 7

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