Decatur Evening Herald from Decatur, Illinois on May 25, 1928 · Page 10
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Decatur Evening Herald from Decatur, Illinois · Page 10

Decatur, Illinois
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Friday, May 25, 1928
Page 10
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OECATUR HERALD FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 25, 1928. DECATUR HERALD Big Fires in Decatur Wabah freight house, Nov 21, 1800 Union Elevator, Nov. 21, 1890 Furniture Factory, Nov. 19, 1891 -- JJecatur Lumber Mfg. O_, Nov. 19, 1891 Old Library Block, J'tb. 21, 1892 Old Smith Opera Houne, Sept. 11, 1894 ... B O McReynolds, Ffb 9, 1895 P Loch Building, March 15, 1895 Union Iron Works, Aug. 6, 1905 Powers Opera House and Linn Scruggs, Nov. 5, 1895 GtKurt Block, Feb. 29, 1896 N. A. Cruzan and Wabaah Avenue Property, April 12, 1898" C. B Q Factory, J u n . 17, 1899 Faries Factory, Oct. 9, 1900 -- Khellabargcr Mill, Dec 26, 1901 '_ Decatur Gun Co, July 4, 1901 Muellci, Platt Win eland Co., Frb. 11, 1901 ." Charles T. Johnson Store, July 6, 1901 Dccatut and Arcade Hotels, Nov. 17, 1904 -----Central Malleable Iron Works, Nov. 14, 1904 _ " """ Decatur Cereal Mill, June 8, 3909 Mantel Factory, Jan 8, 1911 Morehousr Wells and Other Buildings, Aug. 22, 1909 Suffern-Hunt Mill, Nw 30, 1913 "" Linn Scruggs and Powers Theater, 2nd fire, April 7, 1914 Decatur and Arcade Totels, second fire, April 21, 1915 . Scovlll Furnituie Store, Oct. 1, 1917 Leader lion Workb, Nov. 6, 1920 Bowman Barn Fire, Feb. 13, 1922 - Shrllabarger Elevaloi Co . Fcb 3, 1923 ".... Wabash Shopb, Feb 26, 1924 I i w i n Noisier. Dcr 25, 1923 W C SUri Garage I 440'JO 100,0V) 50 (Xw 12,0-X) 300,0V) 15,0V) 10,0V) 75,000 30,0V) 250,(V)0 «,*» 35,0V) W-OOO 20 (XX) 116,0% 21,OVj 37000 3 P 000 200,000 W8013 30 So . 180.000 1MOOO I250W 15000 125 000 2.'X) 000 100,01V) 200,0V) B£FO«£ THE WALLS COLLAPSED Fire , , , , the clang of engines racing through the streets black smoke rising .... hungry red flames licking into every nook and cranny.... water crashing windows crumbling walls.... smoking embers. Curiosity . . excitement . . . TERROR . . . IT IS YOUR PROPERTY BURNING. Fire is no respector of persons. It is a grim and stealthy demon that lies in wait for everyone. It destroys property with a high hand. You may be next! Every fire suggests fire insurance. The first question asked by the hundreds who visit a big fire is, "How much insurance did they have?" Everyone thinks of adequate insurance after the fire is over. Why not think before. The companies listed beiow will be glad to advise with you on your fire insurance problems. Are you fully covered? Have you taken all the steps recommended to prevent fire? And all the steps recommendel to lower your insurance rate? Call these firms. Ask for their suggestions, YOU MAY BE NEXT! -Seltz Photo This remarkable picture was taken when the fire \\ as at it-, is seen blazing in the foreground; something of the furnace which height, just before the walls collapsed. The photogiapher stood was inside the Starr garage can be seen through the outlines of across the street, towards the library. The old Montgomery house the windows. The Decafur Fire Casualty Under iation J. M. ALLEN--\V. H. WILEY Mam 600 514 Millikm Dldg. ALEXANDER-BOHON-PENSINGER Insurant e Service Mam 3 6 1 4 ^ 419-20 Millikm Bldg. BENNETT AND SHADE Ma;n 1293 260 East Wood St. BURTSCHI AND LEWIS Decatur State Bank Main 159 223 South Park DUNCAN INSURANCE AGENCY Mam 6344 325-326 Citizens Bank Bldg. L. R. 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