Damage Estimated At $30,000

Main Street in North Amherst was the scene of a disastrous fire at midnight last night. The buildings destroyed were the Methodist church, Platos dry goods store, and millinery department,  Bordman’s grocery store, crockery store, and saloon and Brown’s harness shop.

Church And Five Business Houses Destroyed

A dispatch from North Amherst says that fire broke out there at midnight, destroying the Methodist church and five business houses. lt entailed a loss of nearly $35,000. The fire was’ first Seen in the rear of H. J. Bodman’s sa­loon, and is thought to have originated from a defective, flue. The flames spread rapidly. destroying Bodman’s place of business …