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Hearne, TX Fire Jul 1873

A fire in the town of Hearne, Texas, last week, destroyed property to the value of $40,000.

Pomeroy's Democrat, New York, NY 26 Jul 1873

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A fire at the town of Hearne, yesterday, destroyed property to the value of forty thousand dollars. The sufferers are J. Bibb, I. N. Hearne & Co., M. Lavine, Lewis & Lewis, S. D. Porter, Charles Kraft, M. Lorb & Co., Charles Johnson, Jacob Mowery and Barney Dolan. Hearne & Co. lost everything.

Little Rock Daily Republican, Little Rock, AR 21 Jul 1873

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A FIRE occurred at Hearne, Robertson county, on Friday morning last, destroying the entire north side of the square; estimated loss, about $40,000. AS usual in Texas towns, water was scarce, and but for the fact that the wind prevailed from the south, a still further loss would have been sustained. The following is a list of the sufferers: M. Savane, dry goods; J. M. Bibb, restaurant; S. W. Hearne & Co., general merchandise; Lewis & Lewis, bankers; S. Draper, furniture; Chas. Cruft, restaurant; M. Loeb & Co., wholesale liquor dealers, Jas. Johnson, Jacob Morey, and Barney Dolan, saloons. The origin of the fire is not known. We glean these particulars from the Waco Examiner of Saturday.

The Dallas Weekly Herald, Dallas, TX 26 Jul 1873

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