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 - Incendiary Fires nt Waolder. SPECIAL TO THE...
Incendiary Fires nt Waolder. SPECIAL TO THE NEWS. Waelder, Tex., Oct. SO.--This morning at 2 o'clock the meat market of Mr. Robert McMellan was destroyed by fire, being a total loss, with no insurance. The citizens of Waelder Are becoming somewhat alarmed as to tho nature of the origin the fires that have occurred in this place for tho pa!st two or three years. A little over two years ago the racket store of E. Y. S. llubard was discovered to be tire about L' o'clock in the morning, A few months la tor the large warehouse of Robinson and the first of this year a belonging to Dr. J. C. Henderson and this morning the meat market of Mr. McMellan, McMellan, as stated above. All of tiiyse fires seem to bo the work Incendiaries, as all of those buildings hnd no fire about them except the meat ·which had a new brick furnace In the fMid, nnd on leaving it last evening Mr. McMellan told your correspondent t h a t very careful to put out the lire in the nace. Fortunately for the town, all of those buildings were away from any other buildings, buildings, so that tho fires dirt not spread the racket More, and with it throe other buildings wore destroyed. A l l ol' the.«e fires were between the of U and y o'clock in the morning:.

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 01 Nov 1904, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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