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CITY BLOCK DESTROYED.

ONE HUNDRED PEOPLE MISSING,

(Per Press Association—Copyright).

NEW YORK, March 9,

A fire at S,t. Louis practically destroyed a whole city block. Though every ' available fireman .was on the scene shortly after the start, the fire got beyond control, and was soon a seething mass of flames.

A roof caved in, carrying down several floors, and only 20 out of 150 people wno had rooms in the building are accounted for. The bodies of seven who jumped from the fourth floor were found in the street.

It is believed that .over 100' 'perished

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CITY BLOCK DESTROYED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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CITY BLOCK DESTROYED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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