Wallaceburg, ON Fire, Mar 1889


WALLACEBURG, Ontario, March 9.--Two blocks in the heart of this town were almost completely destroyed by fire to-day, only one building, the Arthur House, remaining. Among the buildings burned was the Oriental Hotel. The sufferers are:

T. Redpath, hotel;
George H. Keyes, restaurant
McDonald & Brother, hardware
Rouston, photographer
Halpin, baker
the Meade estate
Dr. Mitchell
A. Henderson
Green & Christian, butchers
the Kerr estate
William McGregor, groceer
William Murdock, butcher
S. Barfool, dwelling
Mrs. Smith, dwelling
S. Collinge, harness
R. C. Stonehouse, grocer

Loss, $21,000; insurance $7,000.

The New York Times, New York, NY 10 Mar 1889