Muskogee, OK Fire, Mar 1921

FIRE DOES DAMAGE OF $75,000 AT MUSKOGEE.

Special to The News.

Muskogee, Ok., March 21.---Fire early today destroyed most of the Sovers Block at Main and Broadway, with loss of $75,000. The origin is unknown, that fireman say lightning was the cause, while poor electric wiring and defective boiler are also given as reasons. Cotton belonging to S. B. Locke & Co. was the heaviest loss. The law book collection of H. C. Wipperman, valued at $5,000, was an entire loss.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 Mar 1921