Issue 19 and Volume 31.

APRIL AND ITS FIRE LOSS. During the month of April there were 221 fires in the United States and Canada, at which the loss was more than $10,000. Of these there were seventy-nine where it ranged from $10,000 to $20,000; forty-four, from $20,000 to $30,000: twenty-six, from $30,000 to $50,000; twenty-nine, from $50,000 to $75,000; twelve, from $75,000 to $100,000; seventeen, from $100,000 to $200,000; fourteen, from $200,000 to $750,000. The most destructive fires were those at Atlantic City, hotels and stores, $750,000; Glens Falls. N. Y., shirt and collar and another factory, $650,000: Dallas, Tex., printing office, etc., and other buildings; Quincy, Ill., lumber plant, $350,000 each; Marienville, Pa., several business blocks, $300,000: Croghan, N. Y., different buildings, $275,000; Columbus, Ga., iron works and another building. $250,000; Louisville, Ky., paint and oil warehouse, $200,000.

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