An Arkansas Town Nearly Destroyed by Fire

Reported by Paragould, Ark., 

The Constitution

 April 12 , 1895

Transcribed by : Tina Easley

The town of Nettleton, twenty miles south, of here, at

the crossing of Iron Mountain and Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis railroads,

was almost, completely destroyed by fire at an early hour yesterday morning. It

originated  in a small  frame hotel and burned three business houses, another hotel

and the railroad station. A  number of people sleeping in the hotel at which the

fire originated barely escaped with, their lives.


Tina Easley
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