the delaying two of desired. A DiÂ«itnM Fin. On the night of the 8lh inst, while mercury in thermometers lingered persistently persistently below zero, a disastrous lire occurred in Friends Creek township, resulting in the total destruction of Mr. Michael Evey's residence and a large proportion of its contents. There was a In a stove in one of the roouia, and the family slept, it is supposed the building ignited from a defective flue. statement is to tbe effect that the narrowly escaped death by suffocation; but, fortunately, they all got out of rooms and to a place of shelter and safety. The loss by the fire is Â«-ttimited (330; no insurance.