Bemidji, MN Park Hotel fire, Jul 1917

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NEW PARK HOTEL AT BEMIDJI IS BURNED

(News Tribune Special.)

BEMIDJI, Minn., July 31. - The new Park hotel here, was partly destroyed by fire tonight. The frame portion of the building is a total loss and the brick part was badly damaged. A. L. Dickinson, proprietor, said that the loss would be between $7,000 and $10,000, partly covered by insurance. He said he would rebuld the old frame part in brick, to correspond with the rest of the building. The frame part wor [sic] formerly used by the Bemidji local of the J. W. W., but their quarters have been vacant since the men were deported last week.

The Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, MN 1 Aug 1917