North Manchester, IN Business Fire, Sep 1897

FIRE AT NORTH MANCHESTER.

North Manchester, Ind., Sept. 15. -- Fire started in Dunbar & Matthews' butter tub factory yesterday afternoon and quickly spread to Noftger's foundry, Ulrey's store room, Straus & Roby's factory, the Big Four station and several barns.
On account of low water pressure the fire could not be controlled and assistance was sent from Wabash.
Loss, $70,000; insurance, $30,000.
Two hundred men are out of employment.

Logansport Pharos Indiana 1897-09-16