Palmekston North December 15
By a fire at Bunnythorpe Mr J. Scheldt's large general store, with its contents, were completely destroyed, whilst a large grain ] and produce store at the rear of the pre , raises was also Tery badly damaged. Tbe stock and store were insured in the Allianoa Office aa followe: Store £300, stock £700. Mr Scheldth estimates his lose at £1000 above ths insurance, He is at a loss to know i how the fire occurred. Though there were plenty of willing workers there was no water available.
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FIRE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4357, 12 December 1913
FIRE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4357, 12 December 1913
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