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FIRE AT YALE ON TUESDAY.

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Although the fire in South Middle yesterday did no damage to the building, and was easily extinguished, yet it ruined the furniture of the room to an extent which $150 will not cover. This is a fit time to call the attention of the students again to the necessity of insuring the furniture of their rooms. The whole brick row might be in a blaze, before the fire department could arrive, owing to their being no alarm box on the campus, but never mind that. Our lives may be in the greatest peril from the lack of proper fire escapes, but never mind that; at least let every man secure an insurance on his own room, and when our charred remains are dragged from beneath the ruins of old South or North, and all the censure heaped upon the faculty and corporation by weeping friends, our own insurance policies will clearly prove that we had done what we could. [News.

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