Keokuk, IA Building Collapses, June 1893

COLLAPSE OF A BUILDING.

SEVERAL PEOPLE INJURED -- A MAN AND FOUR CHILDREN MISSING.

Keokuk (Ia.), June 14. -- With but a few moments warning, a three-story business building on Ninth and Main Streets fell this evening. It was occupied by J. BURROWS, groceries and provisions; Shepherd & Real, saloon, and ANDREW WILEY, flour. The building fell with a crash, burying several men in the debris.
The injured men:
JOHN REAL, crushed about the hips.
HARRY YOUNG, compound fracture of three ribs and internal injuries.
BEN STEBBENGER, hurt about the head.
SAM WOLF, missing.
Four children sitting on a back porch have not been seen since.

Record-Union Sacramento California 1893-06-15