NEW HAMPSHIRE FIRE LOSS.
The fire losses in New Hampshire for the first six months in 1897 and 1876 respectively, were as follows: Number of fires, 1897, 183, 1898, 275: value of property destroyed, $222,771, $513,654; insurance thereon, $393,116, $916,025 insurance paid, $87,662, $381,269; insurance unpaid, $54,650 —; town having fires, 75, 105; towns having no fires,157, 130; towns not reporting, 3.—.
Diehl Lord’s wholesale beer, cider, and soda works on Church and Front streets, Nashville, Tenn., totally burned. The fire originated in the stable where five horses perished. Many explosions of soda founts and carbonic acid drums took place,causing injuries to firemen and spectators. Loss $30,000; insurance, $7,000, on the building only.
The Livingston County Firemen’s Association held its fourth annual convention at Lima, Ohio.