Dundee, IA Business Section Destroyed, Nov 1906
$25,000 FIRE AT DUNDEE.
BUSINESS PORTION OF THE TOWN IS DESTROYED.
Manchester -- The little village of Dundee, ten miles north of here, was destroyed by fire at an early hour morning hour. The conflagration started from an unknown source in the Wheeler drug store, consuming all the buildings on the same side of the street. The loss is estimated at $25,000. Some of the losses are as follows:
Dundee Savings Bank, total loss, $4,000.
Wheeler drug store and opera house, total loss, $1,800.
Meat market owned by John Sense, loss, $1,000.
Billiard Hall owned by A. H. Lee, loss, $1,000.
Barber shop owned by Clyde Lawrence, loss, $400.
Hardware store owned by George Saddler, part of stock saved, building owned by Dundee Savings Bank, total loss.
The postoffice, located near the hardware store, was a total loss except the fixtures and a small portion of the mail. Loss $600.
All buildings in the town were destroyed except two general stores, a blacksmith shop and hotel which stood on the street opposite the fire. There is no fire protection in the town.
Anita Republican Iowa 1906-11-14