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Chickley, NE Barn Fire, Mar 1908

MOTHER HEARS DYING SCREAMS OF HER GIRLS

CHICKLEY, Neb., March 23.---After making desperate efforts to rescue her two daughters from a burning barn, Mrs. A. Hoff, wife of a farmer living near this place was today compelled to listen to their agonized screams as they were burned to death. The two girls had attempted to light the carriage lamps. It is supposed that one of the lamps exploded.

The Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, MN 24 Mar 1908



article | by Dr. Radut