Bio: Stanley, J. (Barn fire)
----Source: Clark Co. Press: Neillsville, WI; Aug-1899
The new fire bell was pressed into its first real service shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday when the J. Stanley barn on the north side was discovered in flames. The ponderous tones summoned not only the company to the scene but called out almost every resident of the city. The fire, when first discovered, was So far advanced it couldn't be extinguished so the barn with all contents was totally lost.
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