lagration swept on before a strong northwest wind until about twelve o'clock, when it came to the lumber yard of Oakman Joyce, two-thirds of which was destroyed, when its progress was checked.
The old Nathan Wait house, nearly opposite the hotel, came near being destroyed, but fortunately, the flames in this direction were stayed.
Mr. John Schwartz' saw factory was destroyed with $300 worth of saws.
His furniture and his own and his wife's clothing were all lost.
Some of the houses named above were occupied by James Hyde, Henry Forbes, Aborn, the hatter, on Washington street, Boston.
Mr. Lawrence's loss is about $2,500, no insurance.
Mr. Joyce had about $5,000 of lumber destroyed.
Accommodating.—We feel under special obligations to Mr. Tarbox of the Revere House Stables, on Hanover street, for the prompt manner in which he furnished us with a carriage last night, at a late hour, to visit Medford.
His stables are open all night, and he is always ready to serve the public