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A Chicago Fire

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ïliere was a tle carpenter shop in the basemont ot the great building destroyed by fíre the other nightin Chicago. Tbere were wooden partitiong about it. Thoso were hollow ut' course, and there were sliavinga and kiudling all around. In a woodenpartitiouononeside of thia shop "were uffixed tbree folding gas-braokets, which were used lor light, heating glue," eet. Fifteeu feet distant froni this charming arrangement was the elerator - that ia to aay, a rtuo froni cellar to ceiling, ready to carry the flamea from the oarpenter shop with the folding gas brackets, to and through the roof in the shortest possible time. Thia, all tbis, was iu one of the great " fireproof ' buildings in Chicago, owned by an inaurance oompany, - ■# -- - Mra. Aaire of Adrián will warble her voice for the delectation of Toledo'a First Congregational church, at $700 a year. - H. S. Eolph of Jackson, an old reaident and inillwright was crusbed to death on Monday by being caught between the machine and a post in a mili in which he was engaged. - Mr. Chas. Bennett of Jackson haa sold his mare "Say 80" to D.B. Hibbard for f 1,200; -Nettiu" to ■ Chicago gentleman for $1,500 ; and his home 'Shurty," ■lso to Chicago parties, for $300.


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Michigan Argus