Delhi, NY Hotel Fire, Jan 1907

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THREE PERISH IN HOTEL FIRE.

THE AMERICAN HOUSE AT DELHI DESTROYED -- GUESTS HAVE NARROW ESCAPE.

Delhi, N. Y., Jan. 6. -- WILLIAM WINTERS, a druggist, his wife, and JOHN O'CONNOR were burned to death in a gire which totally destroyed the American House between 4 and 5 o'clock this morning. Eighteen other occupants of the hotel barely escaped with their lives, and were unable to save anything. The only transient guest was ALBERT TAYLOR, a traveling salesman for JOSEPH WILD & Co. of New York. He escaped by dropping from a window on the first floor. The three persons who perished resided on the second floor.
The American House was one of the best known hotels between Albany and Binghamton. It was established in 1810. Twelve years ago it was partly burned and had been rebuilt.

The New York Times New York 1907-01-07

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