Eldridge, IA Fire, May 1904

BIG FIRE IN IOWA TOWN.

Davenport, Ia., May 28.----Fire today wiped out the principal business block of the town of Eldridge, including the general store of Weise & Co., the town elevator, the stockyards and several residents. Loss $75,000.

The Daily Review, Decatur, IL 28 May 1904

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Fire Destroys a Business Block.

Fire wiped out the principal business block of the town of Eldridge, including the general store of J. H. Weise & Co., the town elevator, stock yards, and several residences. Loss $75,000, insurance $50,000.

The Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA 9 Jun 1904