Schleswig, IA School Fire, Nov 1911

DENISON---Word just reaches Denison of the burning to the ground of the public school building in Schleswig last night. The cause of the fire is supposed to be an overheated furnace. The building was a frame one and cost about $6,000. Three teachers were employed. Schleswig has a small water system and a volunteer fire department, but the fire was beyond control before discovered.

Correctionville News, Correctionville, IA 2 Nov 1911