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 - mw il Hlames Which Start lna Sa - iyboh Leave...
mw il Hlames Which Start lna Sa - iyboh Leave ManyIPedp Tf hhou Homes - or Srlelter frit tr 0hit i 1NBWCASTLK June a - Ophir the mlninr and fruit center of Placer nounty two miles north of Newcastle took nre thismorning - at J oclock J Flames destroyed the principal oust - ness portion The Ophir Hotel CB BlnnlngeVs small insurance i place Taylor Knoff general merchandise Postoffice and small - Insurances Store Hnry Hathaway and John JohnsonJ stores Otto Walters and - Fred LuU saloons MrsAF Choates James Olivers Olivers Mrs Evans Plttmans andMc - Glntys residences were - destroyed The buildings were mostly poor Nine were burned altogether six of which were partially Insured The n the hotel waa 12600 - Tne nre loasion afartrt Hwhll Is supposed inr the saloonof xutai ItJ e tne townWas asieep 11 ipposecintne saioon or xuiz iv was 4hen about l A M A nign wina and - the flames spread rapidly v storm i JfoJlvs were lost though some per sons wereournea ana naa atciosecati rrom ine names - - rxna alt lafc wtlhout tiomes or shelter nd unless Immediate help arriveSiney win oe in aireneea oixno necessaries of life JV c Opblr is a noted gold - producing district district and1 some of the finest fruit In Placer county Is raised there - - AtSe tnr gettlngiaway from the flames - people of Ophir a

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 25 Jun 1905, Sun,
  3. Page 20

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