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Osawatomie, KS Barn Fire, Feb 1892

Barn and Stock Burned.

OSAWATOMIE, Kan., Feb. 3.--- A large barn belonging to Hugh Barr, a farmer living two miles north of this city, burned to the ground about 1 a. m. Ten head of horses, eight-calves, and several cows were consumed, together with all the hay and grain Mr. Barr possessed. The fire was not discovered until too late to save anything. The exact loss, is not known, but it is very heavy. No insurance.

Bismarck Daily Tribune, Bismarck, ND 4 Feb 1892



article | by Dr. Radut