Marshalltown, IA College Fire, Nov 1903
LOSS TO COLLEGE.
LUTHERAN INSTITUTION AT JEWEL DAMAGED BY FIRE.
MAIN BUILDING BURNED.
ONE STUDENT MISSING -- SEVERAL NARROW ESCAPES.
BODY LATER FOUND IN RUINS.
Marshalltown, Nov. 30. -- The main building of the Jewel Lutheran college was destroyed by fire today. BERT MELANG of Randall, Iowa, is missing. Several students had narrow escapes.
The dead body of BERT MELANG of Randall, Iowa, was later recovered in the ruins. A young man named PETERSON of Red Wing, Minn., is missing.
Semi Weekly Iowa State Reporter Waterloo 1903-12-01