Southeast Corner of Square, Osceola, Burns, 1897
PERSEL, EDWARDS, BANTA, LONG, WINTER, LASH, WATT, MCAULDEY
Posted By: Sharon R Becker (email)
Date: 3/27/2012 at 02:01:47
Mount Ayr Journal
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, January 7, 1897, Page 2
The southeast corner of the public square at Osceola burned at 1 o'clock a.m., consuming nine frame business houses. PERSEL'S grocery, Frank EDWARDS's cigar stand, BANTA'S lunch counter, LONG & WINTER'S meat market, the McAULDEY Lumber company, Frank EDWARD'S lunch counter, WATT'S jewelry shop and LASHE'S shoe shop were all burned. Loss about $15,000.
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