On December 31, 1885, they reported having $1,621,102 insurance in force. Income during the year was $1166.11. Losses by fire for 1885 amounted to $24.00. A new feature decided that livestock be covered for loss or damage by fire or lightening, and steam threshers must be 20 to 25 feet from any building, have at least 3 buckets of water at hand, have a watchman always present as long as same contains fire and coal only to be used for fuel.
(Where were 2 locations of the offices of the Beavertown Mutual Fire Ins. Co.? Answer next month.)
Answer to Last Month
Organized BVHS boys sports were soccer, basketball, baseball, and track and field, all coached at first by Authur Townsend.
The only organized BVHS girls sport was basketball, coached at first by Miss Marjorie Sweigert.
When Midd-West was formed in 1956, the sports programs were expanded substantially.