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Washtenaw Mutual Fire Insurance Co.

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
September
Year
1896
Copyright
Public Domain
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The board of directora of the Washtenaw Mutual Fire Ins. Co., met at Sec'y Child's office last Thursday and Friday. Fifteen losses by lighting were adjusted aggregating $3,000. The board also ordered au assessment of .f3.00 per . f1,000, to be collected in October. Tbis will be somewhat liigher than last year, which was $2.46 including the Rockwell loss, which was left optional with the stockholders. The entire number of losses this j-ear have been 70, of which 38 have beea from lighting. The greatest loss this year was that of George Hughes, of Superior, a barn struck by lighting which cosí the company $1,439.93. The barn was fllled fuil of hay and grain. The total amount of losses for the year ordered paid, was $14,475.39. Besides these there are souie tliree or four ligliting losses that have not been adjusted, amounting to about $2-50. This makes a total of 41 fires as a result of lighting. The losses this year were the highest of any year since 1890, which amounted to $3.'9Ö. The company seem to have been peculiarly unfortnnate as regards loss by lighting.

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Ann Arbor Argus
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