The Bar Volume 9

The Bar Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...drew up the robe on her lap and wrapped it around her head to protect it if she were thrown out. In front of the Rural Cemetery the horse dashed against the wall throwing Mrs. Moore high in the air and over the wall into the cemetery. Some of the workmen who rushed to her assistance found her semi-conscious. A carriage was called and she was removed to her home, where her husband had been taken by passersby who witnessed the accident. Drs. DeHart and Purdy were summoned'and found both suffering from many dislocations, cuts and bruises. The men in the automobile kept right on, never once turning to see what damage they had done. After scaring Dr. Moore's horse they frightened Beveral other horses, among them that of Frederick Paine, a coal merchant. Paine's horse started and before Mr. Paine could control him he was thrown to the roadway, his carriage demolished and the horse injured. Several drivers tried to follow the strangers, but the flyer out distanced them and they were soon lost to view on their way to Mamaroneck. It is believed that the auto is owned by some of the residents of Orienta Point." In West Virginia, outside of the larger cities, our experience with this thing is yet very limited. But before the next legislature adjourns there ought to be a statute that would prevent these new comers from monopolizing the roads, or otherwise we will have a reign of terror before the next succeeding legislature, two years hence, can come to the rescue. One of the campaign stories that floated through the cloak room recently, says the Washington Post, related to Senator Fairbanks, of Indiana, and Governor Shaw, of Iowa, the newly appointed Secretary of the Treasury. According to the story these two orators were stumping Kentucky. After a...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236523687
  • 9781236523686