7 February 1900 - Fire on State Street

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7 February 1900 - Fire on State Street - AJf EARLY MORNING BLAZE Destroys at Number of...
AJf EARLY MORNING BLAZE Destroys at Number of Cottavgres, on State Street. One of the biggest j fires tbat has happened happened In the Seventh, precinct within the pat few months occijrred yesterday morn ing- ing- about 3:30 o'clock, destroying four nouses ana damaging iour more, masung a total loss of 112. 450. It seems tbat the blaze began through some unknown cause in a rear room of the single cottage No. 400 State street. owned by Dr." George F. Ernst, and occu pied by Cnaries saevens. in a little wane the entire place was destroyed, theyloss oeing siouu. Tbe fire then cauht the double frame house Not. 404 and 408 State street, near Annunciation, owned by Peter Jung, and occupied by Frank Swartz and Joseph O'Connor. This place, with some of the nousenoia gooau, wss entirely consumea. The varae of the place Is fixed .at S1200 ana insured ror that amount m tne oer-manla oer-manla oer-manla company, of New York. Mr. O'Connor's furniture, valued at S500, was damaged to tbe extent of $400 and ln-snTed ln-snTed ln-snTed in the Hlbernia Inaurance Company, Company, while (Mr. Swartz's furniture, which was not insured, was totally lost. The adjoining bouse, a double cottage, owned by Peter Jnng, and occupied by Mrs. James Lehey snd Annie Eberhardt, was in flames In a abort time and wss lortt. Tbe building, which was valued at $1200, was insured for tbe same amount In the Germanla, of New York. Mrs. Eberhardt' furniture, valued at $800 and insured for the same amount In the Sun Insurance Company, - was damaged to the extent of $250. Mrs. Lebey's furniture was -damaged -damaged to the extent of $200. The goods were valued at $400, but were not intsureu. From here tbe fire spread to tbe double cottage at the corner of State and Laurel streets, owned by Peter Jung, and occupied occupied .by Charles W. Vsnderdort and Charles Howard, and tbe place was consumed. consumed. Tbe building, which, was valned at $1200. iwu insured for the same amount in the Germanla company, of New lorn, xne rurnituTe, valued at stuu, was damaged to tbe extent of $300. Tne blase next went to the double cot tage Nos. 416 and 418 State street, owned by Peter Jnng. and occupied by John Munich and Mr. Mary Fasenfeldt; it was badly dam a -red. -red. Tbe olaoe was Insured for $1200 In the Germanla, of New York. -M -M union s rurntture. valued ana insured for $500 In the Teotonia Insurance Company, Company, was damaged to the extent of $150. Mrs. FseenfeUU's furniture, which was woTtn-$7oo woTtn-$7oo woTtn-$7oo ana insured in tne Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance Com pany, was damaged to the extent of $300. The slna-le slna-le slna-le eott&a-e eott&a-e eott&a-e No. 420 Stare street. owned by Robert Dorsey, and occupied by 'rnomas Henry ana ltooert iTess, was damaged about $250. - It was valued at $1200, but so far the Insurance is not known. Press', fnrnrtnre, vslued at $500, was damaged to- to- the extent of $200. Henry's furniture was ruined to the extent extent of $200 and was insured in tbe Lafayette -Insurance -Insurance Company for $500. Tne next place to take lire was tne cot tage No. 424 State street, owned and oe-cuDied oe-cuDied oe-cuDied by Fred Gtfidry. valued at $1300 and Insured in tbe Liverpool and London and Ulobe insurance company; c suffered a damage or iuu. me rurniture, wnicn was Insured In the Germanla Insurance Company, was damaged to the extent of $100. Tbe last Tlace to take ore was the cot tage -No. -No. 428 State street, owned by Frank Hackmoller and occupied toy ti. V. Manuel: It was da marred to the extent of $100. The furniture, which, was insn red for $750 In tne Pescud agency, was damaged damaged to the extent of $100.. ;

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 07 Feb 1900, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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