Lineville, Wayne County, Iowa
December 10, 1908
STATE NEWS IN BRIEF
A sad death occurred three miles south of Maloy last Wed. evening. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe NEWTON caught fire
in some unknown manner and was burned to the ground. Mrs. NEWTON, went back into the burning house for something and
became bewildered by the heat and smoke and was unable to get out and was burned to death. She was 22 years old and
had been but recently married.
SOURCE: Iowa Old Press, an IAGenWeb Special
Project. transcribed by C.A., June 2004
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