Jackson County, Illinois

Murphysboro Mutual County Fire Insurance Company

Directors; E. E. Kimmel, Scott Crews, Sebastian Schimpf
G. W. McCormick, Frank Whipley, Wm Ziegler, John Reiman,
G. J. Bilderback, Fritz This, Wm. Trail, H. G. Easterly,
J. L. Miller, Henry Arbeiter, Johnathan Lipe.

Officers; Wm Ziegler, President
Scott Crews, Secretary
Henry Arbeiter, Treasure

Murphysboro, Illinois, July 2, 1914

Mr. W. H. Sigers

You are hereby notified that owning to the fact that certain members of the Murphysboro Mutual County Fire Insurance Company, having sustained loss of or damage to property by fire and by lightning the Board of Directors did on July 3, 1914, levy an assessment of forth-five cents on the One Hundred Dollars on all certificates of Insurance in force for one year next preceding the date of levy, and a proportional rate on all certificates of less than one year's standing.

This assessment No. 29 is made for the purpose of raising funds to pay  the following losses, which have occurred since July 6, 1913, and other expenses and obligations of the Company, to-wit:

J. M. and J. A. Casteel, barn, grain, hay, farm tools and livestock burned by lightning July 12, 1913.................................$925.85

Philip Castell, hay, burned by lightning, July 12, 1913............100.00

Frank Sherman, livestock killed by lightning, July 29, 1913.........25.50

J. H. Beasley, barn, grain & hay burned by lightning July 20, 1913......476.55

H. G. Bilderback, barn damaged by lightning, August 13, 1913.........19.00

John M. Herbert, barn damaged by lightning, August 16, 1913.........15.80

Frank Nehring Sr., livestock and hay, damages by lightning August 16, 1913........115.00

Henry Martie, barn damaged by lightning, August 16, 1913.............3.00

C. J. Allard, barn, grain, farm tools, and livestock destroyed by lightning, August 16, 1913..........579.15

W. S. Will, livestock killed by lightning, August 16, 1913...........35.00

Peter Schlenker, livestock killed by lightning, August 16, 1913.....83.35

G. B. Hill, livestock killed by lightning, August 16, 1913..........180.00

Peter Birkner, livestock killed by lightning, August 21, 1913......100.00

W. F. Johnson, dwelling house damaged by fire, August 27, 1913........7.00

Friend Crain, dwelling house damaged by fire, December 11, 1913......3.00

Sherman Smith, barn, grain, hay, farm tools, and livestock destroyed by fire, March 16, 1914...............1106.00

James Kenner, dwelling house damaged by fire, March 23, 1914.........3.00

Wm Duncan, dwelling house damaged by fire, April 18, 1914...........10.00

Elza Woodward, dwelling house damaged by fire, April 18, 1914.......40.00

John B. Rosenberger, barn damaged by lightning, May 5, 1914..........6.13

Wm P. Rosenberger, livestock injured by lightning, May 5, 1914.....110.00

John R. Crawshaw, livestock injured by lightning, May 5, 1914.......30.00

G. W. Burrell, livestock killed by lightning, June 14, 1914..........20.00

H. G. Horstman, barn, grain, and hay burned by lightning  June 14, 1914...........1300.00

And your assessment on policy No. 5993 is $5.91. And is due at this office and must be paid before September 27, 1914, and the Secretary, Scott Crews, will be at the office of the company on each Saturday intervening for the purpose of collecting this assessment.

Please bring or send this notice with your remittance.

Respectfully,

Wm Ziegler, President
Scott Crews, Secretary

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