EXEMPT MASSACHUSETTS TOWNS.
During 1935, there were no fires in the following towns in Massachusetts: Alford; Ashlield; Auburn: Bellingham; Berkley; Bernardston; Boxborough: Boxford: Brewster; Buckland; Burlington; Chatham; Cheshire; Clarksburg; Conway; Cummington; Dennis; Dover; Dimstable: Eastham; Edgartown: Florida; Gay Head : Goshen; Gosnold : Greenwich : Groveland ; Hancock: Hanover: Hanson; Hatfield; Hawley: Heath: Hinsdale; Holland: Lakeville: I.aneshorough; Lenox; Leverett: Leyden; Longmeadow : Lynnfield; Manchester: Mashpee: Mattapoisett: Middtefield: Millis: Monroe: Mount Washington; New Ashford; New Braintree: Newburv: Northfieid; Orleans; Pelham; Petersham; Phillipston; Plainfield; Richmond; Rockport; Sand is field; Savoy; Southampton; Southborough; Tolland; Truro; Tyringham; Washington; Westminster; West Newbury; West Stockbridge; Whately; Windsor; Worthington. Amongst these also were the following that were exempt from fire during 1904: Ashfield; Boxborough: Boxford; Buckland, Burlington; Clarksburg; Cummington; Dover; Eastham; Florida; Gay Head; Goshen; Gosnold; Hancock; Hawley; Heath; Holland; Lenox; Leyden; Longmeadow ; Manchester; Mashpee; Mattapoisett; Middlefield; Monroe; New Ashford; Newbury; Northfieid; Orleans; Petersham; Plainfield; Richmond; Rockport; Sandisfield; Savoy; Southampton; Southborough; Truro; Tyringham. These towns, if they are wise, will not place too much reliance on their escape from fire visitations. Long continued immunity, like long continued impunity in a course of crime, too often begets a dangerous selfconfidence that works destruction in the end.