Issue 22 and Volume 10.

MINOR TOPICS “The Story of the Volunteer Fire Department in New York City.” See advertisement in another column. James Boyd & Sons, of Boston, are overrun with orders for Eureka hose to supply the demand in New England. G. H. Hayward is kept busy filling orders for chemical extinguishers and engines. He has several agents on the road, and their orders show that the numerous fires this year have spurred up property owners to furnish their own means of fire protection. At the Akron Rubber Works they are busy making hose while the sun shines, and even after sundown, to fill orders. E. B. Chandler, of Chicago, Western agent of the Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Company, has just finished putting in the Gamewell system, at South Bend, Ind. The Hayes truck continues to give satisfaction to Philadelphia, where it is declared to be the greatest improvement ever made in the…

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