Cleveland, OH Koch & Henke Store Collapse, Nov 1910

BRICK WALLS TUMBLE DOWN; FOUR KILLED

CLEVELAND, O. Nov. 23.-Four dead and ten injured is the toll of the collapse of the rebuilt Koch & Henke furniture store here. Four bodies have been removed from the mass of concrete, iron and brick which buried the home of SIMON FRUTKIN and demolished the house of WILLIAM STEIN, and it is believed the eight persons taken out alive and the two injured by falling bricks represent the entire lost. The dead:

MRS. J. E. JACKEMY.
MRS. SIMON FULTKIN.
ROSALIND FRUTKIN.
THELMA FRUTKIN.

The Koch & Henke store was gutted by fire several months ago and had been almost completely rebuilt on the old foundations.

Lincoln Evening News, Lincoln, NE 23 Nov 1910

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CONCRETE WALL COLLAPSES

Mother, Two Children and Woman Are Crushed to Death When Tailor Shop is Buried.

Cleveland, O., Nov. 23.-The wife of SIMON FRUTKIN, a tailor, his two small children and a woman they employed were crushed to death by the collapse of a new concrete building here. FRUTKAN was at work in his little tailor shop, which stood next to the concrete building. The mother and children were asleep in a bed room in the rear. A tremendous crash came from the building next door and the wall that overhung their home settled to earth, burying the tailor shop beneath it. A passerby at the time of the crash saw a building flash of light and the sound that followed he says, was unmistakable that of an explosion.

Evening Telegram, Elyria, OH 23 Nov 1910