windows with just what clothes they had on; one of whom, Mrs. Wallace Heffim, sustained severe injuries about the body and legs.
From this building the flames extended to four other tenements, occupied respectively by Miss Josephine Douglas, Edward Fagan,--Swann, and a couple of old negro women, employed in cooking and washing for Captain Lock.
The destruction, financially speaking, done to Douglass's property was greater than all the rest combined.
Her house, which is a three-story bric them cannot exceed six or eight thousand dollars. The back and front tenements, which first took fire, including the lots, belong to Mr. William H. Poindexter; the house occupied by Swann is owned by John W. Bremer, and that in the possession of Fagan is owned by Mrs. Catherine Burns.
Myers's negro quarters, together with all the furniture therein, was entirely destroyed.
About the origin of the fire there are two reports, both of which we give without expressing any opinion.
One is tha