Barn fire with reference to George and William Morningstar

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Barn fire with reference to George and William Morningstar - claims. I doiff, follower tending an...
claims. I doiff, follower tending an non-residents water under pipe then South 1 reasons privilege The Valuable Barn Burnsd. -- While Mr. Geo. Mornirg-itar, r e s i d i n g on farm ot M ' . Thomas K. Jarboe.at Kiln S w i t c h , thii county, e t u r n i n g home fiv.m H a i eleven o'clock, last night, he noticed a light in the barn on the farm, supposing s-orue one to be thpre w i t h the intention ot stealing, went to investigate. As IV opened the door he discovered a small flama in the cutting which spread as soon as the d r a f t struck it and rapidly crept the hay loft. It Boon became apparent that the barn was doomed, and the alarm way at once ^iven. The fire cornpanks were called out, but finding the tiie to be in the country, w e i e unable to go. Th j barn was on the farm tenanted bv Mr. Wm. It wae one oi the largest and finest structures of t h e county, newly buiit and of the style. It contained a lot of f a ' m i i i g implements, grain articles. 0! thefe 1,(500 bushels of wheat, 20 tons of hay, buhela of clover Feed, together with barn, a wagon, a threshing machine, belong! r.-£ to Mr. Abr-er Fleeger, and a corn crib adjoining, containing 250 barrels of corn, were completely destroyed by the flames. A of harness was a'.FO consumed. The stock was gotten out safely, with thy exception of a fine blooded valued at $2 500, the property of M'Ssrs. John White Hon. In re- this animal from the barn his was accidently knocked out, by A number of farm implements, tools and machines were saved. The loss on the barn and contents will to about $5,000, u p o n is an insurance of about $3300 the Old Mutual insurance Com panv, of th's county. The barn wa§ feet in i-ize and was very finely ^

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  1. The News,
  2. 17 Mar 1887, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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