The following article was found in the Feb. 10, 1949, Lowell Tribune on
page 1, column 5:
BARN ON EARL CLINTON FARM BURNS TO GROUND
The barn on the farm tenanted by Earl Clinton, known as the Mill Pond
farm south of Crown Point, burned to the ground last Wednesday morning
with a loss of 11 head of cattle, five head of hogs, several tons of hay
and feed and other contents.
Clinton, who formerly farmed in the Lowell community, estimated the
damage, which represented a total loss as no insurance was carried, at
more than $3,000. This figure did not include the value of the barn.
Quick action of the Crown Point fire department prevented the flames
from spreading to other nearby buildings. Cause of the fire was