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Fire Causes $35,000 Loss at Oaklandon, Ind.

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Richmond Palladium (Daily)
Volume 45, Number 84, 18 February 1920

Fire Causes $35,000 Loss at Oaklandon, Ind.

OAKLANDON. Ind., Feb. 18 -- The Unlversalist church and the Red Men's hall, housing the postoffice, a grocery and a hardware store, were destroyed by fire early today. The loss is estimated at $35,000. The flames for a time threatened the whole business district with destruction.

All the postoffice records and a large quantity of stamps, War Savings certificates and letters were destroyed. The stocks in the grocery and hardware stores also were consumed by the flamese.


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