"The fire started in the upper story of Hotel Canyon at 6:30 o'clock. How it started
is a mystery, but in a few minutes after it was discovered the hotel was a mass of flames."
Excerpt from the Blue Mtn. Eagle - 4/20/1937





"Louie DeLine, proprietor of the John Day Hotel, stated to an Eagle reporter that his hotel was
open to the fire sufferers without cost. "Tell anyone without a home that they are welcome."
Excerpt from the Blue Mtn. Eagle - 4/20/1937





"The total loss is conservatively estimated at $75,000 and it is thought that
the total insurance carried will amount to about $25,000."
Excerpt from the Blue Mtn. Eagle - 4/20/1937

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