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Men Are Alike About Fires

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"There is one thing," 8aid the man froin the npper partof thestate, "which, I find, shows that we are all of the same blood. It is a fire. Of course, when there is a fire in a conntry town we all go to it. It is a rare thing, and we find it a feature of the season. Besides that, we generally take a hand in hauling ont farnitare or making ourselves useful in other ways. Now you New Yorkers get just as excited and interested over a fire as we do, and yonr fires are so frequent that they have not the merit of novelty, while you know that there is nothing which you can do to be of service, because your pólice and firemen will not let you get near the blaze. But I notice that you all, boys and men, go chasing after a fire as fast as your legs will carry you. You have only to hear the clang of the engine to see a running crowd, or to catch sight of the smoke and away you go, f ollowing in the wake of younger and more agüe men. That's just what


Ann Arbor Argus
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