Topic Proportions

Topic Percent
accidents, particularly fires
69.23%
articles that list people, esp. marriage notices
7.69%
for hire and wanted ads
3.85%
casualties
3.85%
death notices
3.85%
war reports
3.85%
real estate sales and auctions
3.85%
clothing ads
3.85%
From the Fri., Oct. 31, 1862 issue

—A white women, named Amanda Furgeson, resident in Hugheats Row. was burned nearly to death yesterday afternoon, about 5 o'clock. Smoke and fire were seen in her apartment, and on entering it, attracted by her cries the was found almost entirely bounded of her clothing and dreadfully burnt. She was unconscious at the last account.