The year the war began dates also, for New Orleans, the advent of two better things: street-cars and the fire-alarm telegraph.
Here, at the first news of fire in the city, is sounded the fire-alarm.
What's all this fire-alarm that's been sprung about a new elevator trust?
Finally he rushed to his big gong and made it clatter like a fire-alarm.
In his agitation he gave such a tug at the bell that it clanged like a fire-alarm.
That fire-alarm thing scared him crazy—he's usually so good!
And Sally gives chase, and overtakes the other two just by the fire-alarm, where Fenwick came to a standstill.
I guess she'll hear of the fire-alarm and hurry home: it'll be jest like her.
Dad had already gotten it, from fire-alarm center, but he hadn't heard that Devis was one of the deceased arsonists.
And yet it is definite and applies itself with precision: If I am in a lecture-hall and hear the fire-alarm, the thought "Fire!"