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Ruin At Saginaw

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Saginaw, Mich., May 22.- Saturday afternoon the metropolis of the Saginavv valley was visited by the worst conflagration in ker history and one of the most destructive which ever visited any city in the state. The loss will amount to about $900,000. The total insurance will aggregate about $600,000. The extent of territory which was burned is about twenty-five squares, and includes largo portions of the Sixth and Seventh wards. This territory was swept nearly clean of every building. A close estímate places the number of buildings destroyed at 275. Over 200 families are homeless, and S00 men are thrown out of employment. A partial list of the losers is as follows: E. Germain, loss $325,000, insurance 531,000; J. F. Winkler, loss f23,000, Insurance S 6,200; L. L. Holden, I033 E17,000, Insurance $5,000; Thomas Steele, loss 820,000, no insuranee: P. H. Ketchum, loss 130,000, insurance 110.500; W. H. Presscr, loss 12,000, partially insured: H. Passoll, loss 87,000, parüally insured; Peter Mc Arthur. loss f13,000, fully insured; S. Go3eline, loss L5,000, insured; Gcorpe R Broolta, les:; Sfl.OOO, insured; John Otto, Jr., E. R. Ayres, G. A. Mitchell, D. E. Skinner, Horace Johnson, Charles Holland, Frank Plninb, D. A. Bwinton. K. Blakely, Nicholas Schmelzer, V. G. Dalke, H. N. Doty, W. T. Cooper, J. F. Cooper, K. Simpson and about thirty others losses each írora t3,000 to S10.000, all partially insured; Ihe Valley Machine company, loss Í15.OU0; insurance not known; Cross Lumber compuny, loss IfóO.OOO; Allir.ston-Curtis Manufactui'ing company, 125,003, botü well insured


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Ann Arbor Register