But it does not Begin to cover the Losses Sustained


The insurance of the opera house building was all placed by Charles M. Armstrong and covers building fixtures, scenery, etc., under a general form. The following is a list of companies:


Phoenix†††††††††††††††††††††† 2,500

Royal†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7,500

Orient††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2,500

Dayton†††††††††††††††††††††††† 2,500

Niagara††††††††††††††††††††††† 2,000

Springfield†††††††††††††††††† 1,500

Capital†††††††††††††††††††††††† 1,000

Milwaukee Mechanics 1,000

Buffalo German†††††††††† 1,000

Cincinnati††††††††††††††††††† 1,000

German†††††††††††††††††††††† 1,000

Fire Association††††††††† 2,000

New Hampshire††††††††† 1,000

British American†††††††† 1,000

North British and

Mercantile††††††††††††††††††† 1,500

Germania††††††††††††††††††† 2,500

St.Paul††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1,500

Boylston††††††††††††††††††††† 1,500

London & Lancaster†† 1,500

Ins. Co. of N.Amer.†††† 1,500


Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $37,500


The Gilbertís Loss


Gilbert & Co boots and shoes, are heavy losers. Mr. Gilbert estimated their stock at $35,000 with an insurance of only about $11,000, in the following companies:


Sun††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3,000

New Hampshire††††††††† 2,000

Girard††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1,000

Citizens of Pittsburg†† 2,000

Peoplesí of

New Hampshire††††††††† 1,230

American Central††††††† 2,000


Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $11,230


Peter Sattlerís Loss


Peter Sattler, harness dealer, carried $6,000 in the following companies:


Rhode Island Underwriters†††† $1,000

Providence Washington(RI)†† $1,000

Franklin of Philadelphia†††††††††† $1,000

Connecticut, of Hartford††††††††† $1,000

American, of Newark††††††††††††† $1,000

Milwaukee Mechanics†††††††††††† $1,000


Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $6.000


The Boos building, occupied by Mr. Sattler, was insured for $2,000 in the Westchester of New York.


T.D. Parkerís Insurance


T.D. Parker had policies as follows:


Farragut††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $700

Providence, Washington††††††† 1,500

Franklin†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1,500


Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $3,700


His loss will not exceed $100 or $200.


Other Losses


The Opera Saloon was insured for $1,000 in the Connecticut of Hartford. Wm. Oechsler. Crockery, carried an in insurance of $5,000 as follows:


Sandusky††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1,000

Milwaukee Mechanics†††††††††††† 1,000

Phoenix, Hartford††††††††††††††††††† 1,000

Newark††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1,000

Niagra††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1,000


Mr. Oechsler estimates his stock at $8,000, on which it is thought there will be but little salvage.


F.S. Gibson, commission merchant, will lose about $1,00, and is said to have no insurance.


S.Wolff, cigars and tobacco, estimates his loss at $6,000, with insurance in the following companies:


Security of New Haven†††††††††† 1,000

Ins. Co. of State of Penn.††††††† 1,000

Michigan Fire & Marine†††††††††† 1,000


Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $3,000


Total Loss


The total loss to companies is estimated, roughly, at about $70,000 by experienced underwriters.


Among the local agencies interested are: O.M. Armstrong, Detwiler, Merrill, Jackson & Ketcham, A.F.Colton, V.Braun, Brown & Dodge, Oshorne, Wright and Russell and Schafmaster & Baker.