collins factory fire
First i who person, John hund- A Lad Falls From a Barn While Witnessing the Fire. This morniog Supt. Gorsline, of police department, and Cnief Hll- brecht, of the Qra department, stated to a NEWS reporter thut the investigations matin this morning proved clusively that the fires lait night of incendiary origin. Waste soaked with o 1 and grease was found at of the lues. It is supposed that the . waste was taken from the boxes Nickel P ate cars an'l picked up the r;iilr ad. The three fires were started by fire bugs and the offices active in investigating the case. Shortly after 9 o'clock last night fire department was called to the of Harrison street, near St. Mary's A I N I N G HAS --Chicago Inter Ocean, C. A cit; river. Tbe two one-story frame build ings owned by Joseph Fox, and pied by the Collins Ice Cream com pany's factory were in a mass of The buildings were totally desiroyn: and all the machinery in the used in the manufacture of ice are a heap of -uins. The loss on buildings will amount to |500 above the insurance. The loss to the ice cream company will reach $1.500.