Stillwater, MN Opera House Block Fire, Dec 1902

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OPERA HOUSE BLOCK FIRE.

Stillwater, Minn., Dec. 5. -- Fire, which broke out under the stage in the Grand Opera House at 3 o'clock this morning caused a loss of $175,000. The Opera House Block, owned by a local syndicate, was totally destroyed, with a loss of $75,000; insurance, $21,000. Other losses were:
J. C. NOLEN, grocer, $15,000.
HOLCOMBE Block, $10,000.
DISCH Block, $10,000.
ZEIGLER Block, clothing, $40,000.
C. KIRK, shoes, stock of $12,000 badly damaged.
There were also a number of smaller losses.

New York Time New York 1902-12-06