C. H. Over and their insurance companies sue Lake Erie & Western Railway over fire that destroyed Over & Hemingray factories


Publication: The Morning News

Muncie, IN, United States
vol. 16, no. 81, p. 1, col. 4


C.H. OVER AND Twenty-one

Insurance Companies After

the L. E. & W.

Suit was filed in the Delaware County Circuit Court yesterday by C.H. Over and thenty-one [sic] twenty-one insurance companies against the Lake Erie & Western Railway Co., for damages to the amount of $71,225.96. The action is the outcome of the fire June 18th, 1892, whereby the glass plants of Over Window Glass Works and the Hemingrey [sic] Hemingray Glass Co., were entirely destroyed by fire, the result, so it is alleged in the complaint, of sparks from a L.E. & W. switching engine. Attornies Bates & Harding and Thompson of this city will represent the blaintiffs [sic] plaintiffs.


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Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Roger Lucas / Bob Stahr
Date completed:March 10, 2014 by: Deb Reed Fowler;