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Destructive Conflagration

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ICorway, Mich.. June 11. - A fire that destroyed the principal business part of Norway wás not under control until late in the moriiing. A strong wind was blowing and the jumped rapidly frora one wooden building to another. People in all parts of the town were engaged in a inad effort to carry some of their hou-ehold frooJn to places of safet3% and storekeepers were trying to save some of their stock, but so quickly did th llames spread that in the burnt district littlfi wiis saved, and carefu) estimates place the loss at -ï 200,000, with very little iusurance. The weather has been cold and stormy, and there bas been much suffering among the homeless. The business part of Norway is in ruins, and the principal buildings were bufnwl. More than 500 people are sutferers by tLt fire. The largesi; lo=ers by the fire are: C. I. MeElroy, general merohandise, $29,000: A. Husson, hotel and flxtures, í3,000; A. Patenande, drugs and jevrelry, $6,500; J. LindquUt, general merohandise, $8,500; J. H. U', Í 1 0,500; F. Lery, groceries, $4,000. L. Llosenhamier, general mercbandlse, $18,.r)00; Antoti üdill, liquors, .lii.OOO; S. P. High, dl'ugs :uid jewelry, $ía,500; Robert Johnsoj], $4,000; Thomas Hay, $4,500; Masonir; building, Y4,000.


Ann Arbor Argus
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