John T. Slane burned 1869 volunteer fireman
J_0_NG IiitASCIf. THE PKESIDENT AT CMt'Kl II?THE GRAND BAI.I.? FIBE AT THE MANSTON HOCSE. Lono Bbancii, July 2.1).?President Grant and famlly atteuded servlco at the M. E. Church tbia mornlng. Atl o'clock they rodo to tbe resldence of Mr. Jobn Hoey, with -whom they diiir-d, tv-ttirnlng to the hotel at BJ. The arraugements are all completed for the grand ball wbich ta to be glven ln bouor ot tue Preaideut at the ritetson Houae to-aiorrow evening. At 3 o'clock tbia mornlng the atablea attached to tho Mansion Ilont-o oaughtflro and were completely destroyed. The flam.i spread so rapidly that tho stahlemen had to Jump out of the wlndows to suve their llves. Tblrty borses iu tbe stable at tbo time were saveu by the effurteof the aer vants and guests of the Mansion nnd Coutinentnl Hetels. The flames were kept from extending to the hotela. There was great exeitcnient among the ladlea and guestt of the hotel. Jolm T. Blane, an old voluuteer flreman ol Brooklyn, waa badly burned whlle belping to extlngaiab tbo flre. The cauae of tbe lire ia uukuown. The luaa la llO.OOe, aad ia partially insured.