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FIVE PERSONS BURNED TO DEATH.

Issue 15 and Volume 3.

FIVE PERSONS BURNED TO DEATH. Early on the morning of March 29, it was discovered by the manager that the Tremont House at Claremont, N. H., was on fire. There were at the time a large number of guests in the house, and it was with great difficulty that any of these saved themselves. Five of the inma es were so cut by the flames from all possible means of escape or assistance that they perished in the flames. They were: Mrs. Gibson, mother of the proprietor; Mrs. S. A. Place, pastry cook; Miss Annie Johnson, chambermaid ; Miss Lydia Merrill, table girl, and Charles Morgan. The bodies of the unfortunate ones were so charred that it was impossible to identify any of them.

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