Barn fire with reference to George and William Morningstar

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Barn fire with reference to George and William Morningstar - taken on District, Frederick. tha application...
taken on District, Frederick. tha application 0;n- as con having of report and petitioners works of main on com- same the pipe. extension,which p Valuable Barn Burnsd. -- While i Geo. Mornirg-itar, r e s i d i n g upper farm ot M ' . Thomas K. Lime Kiln S w i t c h , thii r e t u r n i n g home fiv.m H a at eleven o'clock, last night, he noticed noticed a light in the barn on the and supposing s-orue one to be thpre w i t h the intention ot stealing, went to investigate. investigate. As IV opened the door he discovered a small flama in the room, which spread as soon as the d r a f t struck it and rapidly towaid the hay loft. It Boon became apparent that the barn was doomed, and the alarm way at once ^iven. city 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. Morningstar. It wae one oi the largest and finest structures of t h the county, newly buiit and of Switzer style. It contained a lot «tock, f a ' m i i i g implements, miscellaneous articles. 0! thefe 1,(500 1,(500 bushels of wheat, 20 tons of 20 buhela of clover Feed, together the barn, a wagon, a threshing machine, belong! r.-£ to Mr. Abr-er Fleeger, and a corn crib adjoining, containing containing 250 barrels of corn, were completely destroyed by the flames. quantity of harness was a'.FO consumed. The stock was gotten out safely, with thy exception of a fine horse, valued at $2 500, the property of M'Ssrs. John White Hon. In movirg this animal from the barn eye was accidently knocked out, peg. A number of farm implements, tools and machines were saved. total loss on the barn and contents amount to about $5,000, u p o there is an insurance of about in the Old Mutual insurance Com panv, of th's county. The barn 00x90 feet in i-ize and was very constructed.

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

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