Arson! The Paechter family store is targeted

Discovery Notebook

His first two children were born in Danzig. The next five were born in Tiegenhof.
I now think it was Salomon Paechter, not Isaak, who ran the family store in the 1890s.
There were 30 or more first cousins from the original five Paechter children.
As a boy, Otto Stobbe walked by the store on his way to the steamship landing
In Otto Stobbe's article about Tiegenhof in which he describes the fire at Paechter's Kaufhaus,…

Isaak Paechter's department store in Tiegenhof was set aflame in an 1898 anti-Semitic attack.