George Washington Brewer House Fire
FARMER'S HOUSE BURNS WHILE HE ; WAS BEING BURIED While attending the funeral of the burial of .the head of the family, George Brew«r, Tuesday afternoon, -.the^ Brewer, ipme was consumed by flames, and upon 'the -family's return from the last rites, .they found the home reduced to ashes. The bm'ial 1 'was about 3 miles from the - home. It is. .not-ktiown ;how the house .caught-fire, all'*-members of the family being away at the funer-- .al and burial. Brewer died suddenly Monday afternoon at his home 7 miles southwest of this city. He "was the father cf Ross Brewer of this city. lAnotjher unusual incident was the difficulty with the hearse encountered by roads. Two teams and two' spams of mules, belonging -to neigh- Jjors were required to get the casket' to the cemetery.