Lightning Strikes Barn
100 Years Ago
August 13, 2020
Herald of Aug. 13, 1920
The large bank barn on the farm of John H. Brumbaugh, near Larke, in the Clover Creek section, was struck by lightning Saturday evening and burned to the ground. Horses were rescued by most of the season’s crops and most of the farm machinery were destroyed. The loss was fully $6,000.
Thomas N. Caldwell, division chief of the IRS, announced that farmers and others who desired to convert cider into vinegar must first have a permit under the terms of the Volstead prohibition law.
It was expected that he new ruling put out by the state superintendent of education to t...