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A Big Fire

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l. il. Mlan., M;iv ■'). - Fire broke out öatunliiv morning in the VVheeler houw. a i ■: ■■!. and in less tlian three hours ftre liad wiped out property valned a1 (1140,000. The town was entirely without fin: protection, and the Barnes spread so rapidl.v tliat before asistance from aeighboring towns could ri'ach there the Bre bad done most of its vvork. The Union depot) belonffing to the Chicago, st. Paul & Cansas City, and the Illinois Central, together with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St, Paul depcrl and tvvo grain elovators were consuined. mang the principal losers are I.nn.l & Lundland, dealers in genera] merchandiae, stock valued at 930,000, covered by (12,900 inBurance; John Mj ber, general store, loss Sim. (in. $10,000 insurance; Myers & Frazier, loss $8,000, $8,000 insuranee; A. .1. Kudson's bardware and agrloultnral implciiicins business total loss, estimated ai Jaa.OOO. The Commercial hotel, Stiinii-v 's barber shop, Hart A. Conners' saloon, Arens' meat raarket, McCarty Bros.' Baloon and a number of residences were burned. There is itrong ftuspicion that it was ihe work ut an Incendiar;


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Ann Arbor Register