Issue 5 and Volume 24.

FIRE NEWS At the last council meeting of Nashville, Tenn., Mr. Goodman introduced a bill authorizing the expenditure of $3,000 for new hose. At Grand Rapids, Ohio, a fire, which started in the north side ot Main street, along the banks of the Maumel, almost wiped out the business portion of the town. The insurance on the $ 2,000 loss was only one-half. A fire in block D, of the railroad addition at Ashland. Ore., caused a loss of $10,000, with $41,000 insurance. The blaze broke out in the kitchen of the Shannon house, at the northwest corner of the block and communicated to the four adjoining buildings, which, with nearty all of their contents, were destroyed. Annie E. Shepard, a colored woman of Newton, Mass., has been arrested for arson, larceny, and housebreaking at Newton Highlands. The case involved not only the attempt at burning the residence of Mrs.…

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