This Day in History: July 31st, 1903

This Day in History: July 31st, 1903

MILLTOWN, July 31-Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Deiner, of New Brunswick, were very pleasantly entertained at the home of Mrs. Christina Roonish last evening.

Miss Sophia Zimmerman, while returning from work in a trolley car during the heavy storm of last evening, was seized with nervous prostration. She was taken into the National Musical String factory, where restoratives were administered to her, and after a while sufficiently recovered to be able to get into the car for home.

The lightning last evening raised considerable havoc in the borough. The weather vane on the cupola of the South Milltown school house was struck by a bolt, which also ran down. the roof, tearing off some of the slate and giving some of the neighbors a fright.

A large tree near the Icehouse of George Kohlhepp was struck by lightning.

Conrad Hoffer has just returned to work at the Middlesex shoe factory, after a vacation of several weeks.

Mr Ella Kuhithau visited in New Brunswick yesterday.

Two large trees in front of the home of Mr. Schlacter, of Church street, were blown over last night.

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