Eldorado, IL Mitchell Building Fire, Oct 1909
Eldorado Has $40,000 Fire.
The J. G. Mitchell building burned in Eldorado. The fire started in the Plunkett Grocery Company, which was a total loss. Webber Bros. drug store, Beasley's barber shop and Clark's clothing store, on the ground floor, and Ronalds & Dodd, and Martin & Crouch, lawyer's offices, on the second floor, were a total loss. The building loss is estimated at $16,000, with $8,500 insurance. Total loss $40,000, insurance $25,000.
Herald, Arlington Heights, IL 8 Oct 1909