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ttempt than to accomplish satisfactorily. The fire was the work of some evil- disposed scoundrel — of this there seems to be no doubt. The sparks and cinders flew a great distance, and set fire to the roof of the old Quaker Church, Dibrell's Warehouse, Wilson B. Hill's factory, Carr's factory, and other buildings; but the flames were all seen and put out in time. It has been suggested to us, in view of the fact that incendiaries may attempt to play their despicable pranks in future, that the members of the Home Guard would do good service by performing patrol duty, thus saving their own and the property of all citizens from meditated destruction. They could not better employ themselves as adjuncts of the watchmen in thus providing for "home defence." The warehouse of Luther Libby & Son, corner of 20th and Cary streets, was saved from burning by the exertions of the Richmond firemen, who exerted themselves successfully to prevent the fire from extending across the street.