Centralia, MO Fire, Sept 1899

$100,000 Fire in Centralia, Mo.

CENTRALIA, Mo., Sept. 7.---Six blocks of buildings in the business portion of this town were burned to-day, including Wood's livery stable, with twenty-two head of horses; Hayden's livery stable, Hays & Garrard's hardware store, the Merchants' Hotel, Jacobs's brick block, Baldridge's repair shop, and Jonas Bera's residence. Loss, $100,000; partly insured.

The New York Times, New York, NY 8 Sept 1899