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erday morning, by an alarm which was found to be caused by the burning of the large brick tobacco factory occupied by J. H. F. Mayo, Esq., on the South side of the Basin. Though the firemen repaired in all haste to the scene of the conflagration, smbustible nature of the materials it had to operate on, that the flames were not subdued before the building occupied by Mr. Mayo, and one adjoining, also a tobacco factory, used by Messrs. Mason & Timberlake, were entirely consumed, together with their respective contents. The building used by Mr. Mayo, was built many years since by Mr. Edmund Brown, (one of the most famous tobacco manufacturers of by-gone days, and the proprietors of "Brown's best, " well known to all lovers of the weed,)tor making on the occasion one of his most happy forensic displays, the memory of which is extant even to this day. Mr. Mayo's loss is very heavy, only a portion being covered by insurance. Everything was burnt, books, fixtures and stock, inclu