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Palestine, TX Cotton Bale Fire, Nov 1891

Sixty-five Bales Burned.

PALESTINE, Tex., Nov. 6.----There were sixty-five bales of cotton destroyed at the weighing platform Tuesday night, instead of fifty as at first reported, and the most of it belonged to J. H. Brown & Co. of Tyler. All covered by open policy of insurance.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 7 Nov 1891



article | by Dr. Radut