Anna, IL Fire, Apr 1879

A $50,000 Blaze.

Chicago, April 23.-A fire at Anna, Ill., yesterday destroyed twelve frame buildings. Loss $60,000; insurance $20,000.

The Salt Lake Weekly Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT 26 Apr 1879


Anna, Ill.-$50,000.

St. Louis, April 22.-The Globe-Democrat special from Anna, Ill., says about twelve buildings were burned there early this morning, entailing a loss of $40,000; insured for $20,000. C.M. Willard, banker and dry goods, is the heaviest loser, his loss being $20,000.

Cincinnati Daily Gazette, Cincinnati, OH 23 Apr 1879