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Good Old Days 02-07-14

 

Compiled By The Sidney Sun-Telegraph Staff

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons.

100 YEARS AGO

'A Close Call For The Mercantile'

February 7, 1914

Saturday evening about nine o'clock when Mr. Greenlee was leaving the store, he being the last to remain, a whiff of smoke floated down the stairway. Investigation revealed a considerable blaze on the second floor. Realizing that a fire alarm would mean the loss of thousands of dollars by water, quick thinking and by rapid use of ch...



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