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1 Aid for Stricken Families Subscription for the Relief of School House Victims. 02 Jul 1891 p4
2 Funeral of Patrick Hageney. Services Held at St. Mary's Church This Morning. 02 Jul 1891 p4
3 School House Victim Buried Funeral Services Over the Remains of John Flaherty. 01 Jul 1891 p3
4 Fire Ball in a Barn Celebrators Destroy Farm Property Sunday Morning. William Somers Loses Heavily. Beloit Young Folks Returning from the Janesville Jubilee Shoot a Roman Candle Ball into his Hay Mow, and a Big Blaze Results. 06 Jul 1891
5 Aid for School House Victims Coal and Cash for the Three Bereaved Families. 03 Jul 1891 p4
6 Aid for School House Victims. The Fund Growing Steadily, but Further Contributions Are in Order. 07 Jul 1891
7 Death Ends a Suit. The Fifth Ward Horror Affects the Piling Cases. Hageney's Case Used as a Test. His Tragic End Makes it Necessary to Put the Matter on a New Footing - Hearing Not Likely to Occur Until Next October - Other Cases to Hear. 08 Jul 1891
8 Pearls All Gone. So Says the Sugar River Fishermen. Very Few Clams Can Be Found. The Loss, Caused by the Pearl Hunters Destroying the Clams is Incalculable - Enormous Prices Paid for Wisconsin Gems - Ralph Lidster's Find. 25 Jul 1891
9 Local Insurance Directors Farmers Mutual Names Board for the Coming Twelve-Month The Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company, of Harmony, named these directors for the ensuing year. Andrew Barlass and John Stokman, of Harmony; Lucius Bingham and James Pierce, of Milton; Ezra Dillenbeck, of Janesville city; J. S. Hopkins, of Fulton; and G. R. Barker, town of Janesville. 09 Jun 1893 p4
10 St. Patrick's Church, Janesville, Wis. The Catholic Church in Wisconsin. Profusely Illustrated. 1895-1898

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