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GREAT BLAZE AT CONEY ISLAND.

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GREAT BLAZE AT CONEY ISLAND. THIRD OF THE TOWN DESTROYED. DAMAGE OVER £ 300,000. Steeplechase Park, one of the largest places of amusement in Coney Island, and twenty small hotels were destroyed by fire on Sunday morn- ing. Router states that the loss is estimated at E30tl,CDO. The heaviest loser is Ir. George Til- you, who valiuvs the amount of his property de- stroyed 0:1 the island at £ 200,000. The New York correspondent of the Daily Telegraph, who gives a vivid account of the con- flagration, s:sys tho fire started in a huge dancing u hall and quickly spread. Within five minutes one quarter of the island, where the amusements were most, closely congregated, was a maiss of roaring flames. This was shortly after four o'clock, and some time afterwards, when I walked into Surf-avenue, the people living in the hotels and boarding-houses there were running for dear life in their night-clothes. Scantily-clad women were gathering their children around them, a.nd scon there was a big stream of people, panic-stricken and crying, making for Norton's Point. Everybody was on foot, and many were without boots. Revellers from dancing Iialls and restaurants were present in considerable force. The show-places burnt like matchwood, and with a dron, wind the entire island seemed doomed to dostru tion. Giant wheels were big circles of revolving flames. Water chutes were cascades of fire. Switchback railways crackled and sparkled from end to end, and with their snakelike lold; resembled flefming monsters ready to spring upon and devour everything within reach. Never before have I witnensed a scene eo v, e:rd and terrible. It was the awful rush, COll fusion, and hullabaloo which impressed one most; tho screaming of the children hurried away by their mothers, the crackle of the flames, and above all came the roars and cries of the lions and tigers in Rostock's menagerie. By six o'clock the flames had devoured the piers at the seasido and had died out, but two-thirds of the island was safe. With the wind in an- other direction, not a building would be left standing. In a later iriefsage the same forre- spondent says that a woman and child were so badly burnt that there is no hope of their recovery. TENEMENT FIRE: TWENTY LIVES LOST. Remarkable scenes, too, were witnessed at a disastrous firo which broke out On Sunday morn- ing in a crowded tenement house in the east end of New York. Twenty persons lost their lives, and over forty were badly injured. The majority of those killed were Italians, who wore 011 the top floor, and found t"! (,Ir escape cut off. One man, who had managed to reach the street safely, discovered that his wife was till j ''■e burning • building, and went raving mad us t; looked up and saw her standing appe«.liu«iy » Window of one of the upper floor*-

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