Van Alstyne, TX Fire, Apr 1884
Fire at Van Alstyne.
[SPECIAL TO THE TEX NEWS.]
VAN ALSTYNE, April 10. --The second time in less than a week this town has been visited by a very disastrous fire. Last night, between the hours of [illegible] and 9 o'clock, fire broke out in Hampton Bros. drug store, consuming the following houses. Value of each, insurance and losses as follows: E. G. Bail, dry goods; stock $19,000, loss and damage, $6800; Hampton Bros., druggists; stock, $5000; house, with Masonic hall above, $2000; insurance $5000; everything lost; McKinney & Cave, furniture; stock $1400; house, $900; insurance, $1500; half of stock saved. Hampton & Sledge, saloon, stock, $1400; house, $1000; insurance, $1790. Harper Bros., saloon, stock, $1000; loss, $150; no insurance.
Galveston Daily News, Galveston, TX 11 Apr 1884