|Vol. 1.||MARINETTE, WIS., SATURDAY, OCT. 14, 1871.||No. 17|
|L. B. Noyes, Publisher|
Holocaust of Flame.
500 LIVES LOST!!!
THE FARMING COUNTRY RUINED!
WHOLE FAMILIES BURNED TO DEATH!!
$2,000,000 worth of Property Destroyed!!
Terrible Destruction of Life and Property!--Menekaune Destroyed and Marinette in Great Danger--Buildings in Suburbs Burn--McCartney's Mill Gone--Pioneer Manufacturing Co.'s Works Destroyed--Catholic Church & New York Mill destroyed-- Hundreds Starving and Dying--1500 people Homeless--Peshtigo Harbor, Marinette and Menominee Crowded with Fugitives!--We Must have Help--Heart-Rending Details-- Noble efforts of the People to Succor the Distressed--Incidents, &c.
Transcribed from the
Marinette and Peshtigo Eagle
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