Kinsley, KS Business District Fire, Apr 1879

Town Destoryed.

KINSLEY, Kas., April 23. [sic] -- A fire this morning destroyed about half the business part of the town, including the post office and all the county offices. Loss aobut $15,000.

The Salt Lake Weekly Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT 26 Apr 1879

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Kinsley, Kansas Partially Destroyed

St. Louis, April 21. -- A special of the Commonwealth from Kinsley says a fire there this morning destroyed one-half of the business part of the town including the post office and all county offices. The loss is estimated at about [illegible].

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 22 Apr 1879