Clipped from US, Indiana, Indianapolis, Indianapolis News, July 10, 1900

THE CAUSE OF FIRES.Kindling Wood Used by Incendiary Found—Other Fire*.;A Are. which is thought to hare been of Incendiary origin, destroyed one-story frame cottage. owned and occupied by Mrs. Dollle Hyatt, at 1106 Reisner street, about U o’clock last night. No members of the family were at noroe at the time, and the flames had a good start when discovered. When the Are was- put out the charred ends of several pieces of kindling wood were found on the porch In the rear of the house, indicating that the incendiary worked from the outside.The loss on the house Is about 1500, and on the furniture about SS00. fully covered by Insurance. The lire spread to the adjoining property, occupied by v'harl** Qurley. and burnt off a portion of the roof. causing a loss of about *50.About o’clock last night a gasoline explosion occurred In the home of Ben Pry. at 638 South Illinois street, and the department was called. There was little. If any* low. .A member of the family of H. P. Miller,