Topeka, KS Fire, Oct 1891

Fire destroyed the livery stables of T. J. O'Connell & Co., and burned thirteen head horses with a large amount of wagons, harness and feed. The fire spread to the adjoining five-story Crawford building burning out the Alliance Advocate and destroying the two upper stories. The total loss is place at $10,000. The Kansas Farmer, Senator Peffer's paper was also damaged by water.

Daily Mitchell Republican, Mitchell, SD, 27 Oct 1891