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WHAT’S BURNING

Issue 11 and Volume 83.

WHAT’S BURNING THE following list includes fires of $25,000 loss and over in the United States and Canada, for the periods designated in the headings. These figures, compiled from telegraphic reports, are based on estimates made at the time, and are subject to later investigation and consequent revision. Taken as a whole, however, they give an approximately correct view of the losses incurred. The figures represent loss in thousand. Week Ending May 9 CHICAGO, ILL.—Tanks of Interocean Sales Corp……………. 200 SMITHFIELD, W. VA.—Brown Hotel and adj. property………. 150 SUMTER, S. C.—Plant of Avery Lumber Co……………….. 40 MANCHESTER, MD.—Factory of Lewis Levy destroyed……… 40 HARVARD STATION, WASH.—Plant of Specialty Lumber & Mfg. Co…………………………………………… 80 ELIZABETH, N. J.—Plant of Allied Tar & Distillates Co…….. 65 DANVILLE, ILL.—Cornstalk Product Co. pulp plant…………. 50 LOS ANGELES, CAL.—Property of Plomb Tool & Mfg. Co…….. 40 SASKATOON, SASK.—Storage sheds of Canadian Oil Co…….. 30 ST. JOHNSVILLE,…

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