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i. 4: - irOTtntruoueidier.i, - , ,w ..t Messrs. Editors .' I have oiten, of litte years, t t.. n - a. oeen inaucea to centure severely mat orer - zeal i - t .""X" 7?',". V V.? - MiSr . ........ .. . I - broils and fights ; but while 1. as well u all other peaceable cithcens, mutt continue to condemn such conduct, we oosht not lo withhold the meed 01 pnuse when to well deserved as it was at the fire at Messrs, Garsides' mill, which commenced at about 10J o clock on Thursday night Inst, the 8d inst Thia factory ik situated on the Wiua - hicon, about 8 miles from the rity, S from Ger - mantown, and 2 from Msnayunk ; the roods hilly and difllcult, especially from the latter place, aim yei in a soon time .were were (as 1 sra in fonn - .). 14 engine; hose end bucket carringes on paLThe 4&taUhe jcene ji onrtflagratioa were an engine uoin uermantow n and one engine aid bucket carriage from Manayunk, which all arrived almost at the same inatani. The Good - Will Hose was the first from the city, bat they were almost immediately joined by others from both Gerruanlown and the city, until they reached the number mentioned i among them the Columbia, United States and Fairmounl Engines, Good - Will,. Columbia and Western Hose, from the city; Union, Mount Airy and Washington, from Germantown. I believe the city engines were not played. The Manayunk engine (a auction one) was run into the creek, and, satiated by the Good - Will Hose irom the city, played an n cesaant stream of water for about two noun, and to their exertions chiefly may be attributed the saving of the water - wheel.' One or two others were played, but without the opportunity 01 be - ing equally efficient Praise to the activity of the Philadelphia Firemen is, I am aware, rather a trite subject . yet in lhe present instance, I think, they are particularly deserving. Nor ought I to omit an opportunity to toy that Monavunk and Germantown have shown that aa noble a zeal animates their breasts as those of their more experienced rivals in good deeds, the City Firemen. ..' . ."" - .' ,. . .. - - " Mestri. Garsides' factory was for ipinning flax, and was perhaps the most complete one in the UnitedStates, filled with the roost costly machinery, and sorry I am to say that there is no doubt the fire waa occasioned by an incendiary. Lost a supposed to be irom BW,wv to .u,uw. , ,.. - .. - i - 'f .. wSbnrr; - . to -

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  1. Public Ledger,
  2. 07 Sep 1840, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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