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THE FIRE AT ORMOND

COLLEGE

A LACK OF WATER  

Though only a heap of cinder is apparently                   bath» nnil gxmnisium of Oimond Collège-, a careful cxuiiiuatiou sltosis that the (me poicelain HViinimmg t.tiiK-ivlntli ivas hy f.u the most txpcnsue jioitton of the build- ing-is onlv slightl) injin eil 'Hie diessmg looms, jtlat foi ins, let.unhilis, anti atccs soiies nie, lion ti«, iiothittR but ishes, as is alto the g) niiiasiuni anti its sjilenilnl ap nointni'nts The instilantes on the build-

ings svrc - 1400 nu the b iths, 1120 on the gunnnsnim. anti £50 on Hit gvmn.vstic appiiatus 'lins gists a total of LooO, but as the lnsni'inces- base been t'irccletl tliiouglt .1 luoUei, it is not Uuoiin sslilth

oflues «ill still PI

'though it is cxlieineli iinpiobiblc that the tue bugadu could, multi the most fasoiuable conditions, base dono any thing to saie buildings of Muli lulhiinmnhlu mate- rial, then tflints nero gicatli liMitipeie'd bj' tlitu inuliilit! to gei a Mifhtlent unter stipjils 'I be pitssinc was only fan, but noise still-there ivas no lire plug neal cr til in ISs dues mid oi Madeline sticot, and consecjiientls leiidhs of lins.« bad to be tonpled tugctbti to tam the siatet olera spate of m uli a quiirtci of it mile The citstent ninth diiides the Urnscrsily grounds fiom the Punce's jiulk and the. Melbourne General Ceincteiv is ii thorough fiue iiniijiic in one rcsjictt-it lui1! not a siatei main luuiung tluougli it, and tonso qnentls theie is no lire plug fiom is Inch a snpjils of watet could lie drawn Jn the event of the main buildings of the Oimond College, the W s sclasUie li vii, oi the Queen's College catt lung lue there svould be little hojie of extinguishing the llames at an oaily pel tod

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