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Posted: January 7, 2013 at 4:21 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Jan. 7, 1913 JONESBORO — Cries of “Fire! Fire!” by a parrot yesterday morning saved the lives of the McCarthy family. They were sleeping in their living apartments adjoining the McCarthy studio, when they were awakened about 12:30 o’clock by the cries of the bird.

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Arkansas, Pages 8 on 01/07/2013