The Fire Last Night

Issue 1 and Volume 1.

The Fire Last Night FLETA FORRESTER Ding! dong! Ping! dong! The alarm Hashed over the wire: The quick horses sprang To their places, and—clang! The steamers rolled off to the fire. Fire! fire! Fire! fire! The heavens grew red with its light; The sparks sifted down O’er the slumbering town, Asleep in the dead of the night. Bright I light I Bright! light 1 The people they waked; they came And some of them thought That the world had caught, When they saw that leaping flame. nissl hiss! Hiss I hiss I The steamers they all worked hard Till the flames grew slim, And the sky grew dim, As the fire and the water warred. Ding I dong I Ding! dong! Came at lost the signal toll, And the people said, By their change in tread, “ The fire is now under control 1” Out! out I A nd they…

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