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Fire at Idlehour Theatre-1910


Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 11/13/2019 at 20:54:16

Evening Times-Republican, Wednesday, Mar 30, 1910, Marshalltown, Ia., Page: 1

Fire at Manchester

Blaze in Idlehour Theatre Does
$1,000 Damage

Manchester, March 30-Fire in the Idlehour Theatre, a moving picture house, damaged the moving picture outfit and the building to the extent of $1,000 last night. About 100 people were in the theatre at the time but all reached the street safely tho it was necessary to carry several women who were in a fainting condition. Jack Brown, who has rooms above the theater was also carried out of the building by Burdette Given, Brown having retired and being overcome by the smoke. The show place was operated by Dunham Bros., who had just recently purchased it.


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