New London, CT Central Hotel and Dry Goods Store Fire Apr 1891

FATAL FIRE IN A HOTEL.

An Old Man Loses His Life in the Flames at New London, Conn.

NEW LONDON, Conn., April 9.----This morning fire broke out in Jacob Schwarz's dry goods store, in the Central Hotel building. The occupants of the hotel escaped in their night clothes, save one, Michael Daley, aged 70, father of the Daley Bros., proprietors of the hotel. He was suffocated by the dense smoke. The total property loss is estimated at $40,000.

Centralia Enterprise and Tribune, Centralia, WI 18 Apr 1891