Issue 7 and Volume 1887 1.

NOTES OF MEN AND THINGS The supervising engineer of the Capitol at Washington, D. C., has ordered one of the well-known and liked Bangor extension ladders for use around and in the building. William H. Wilson, the manufacturer of firemen’s equipments, of New York, has issued an illustrated catalogue and price list in the form of a pamphlet of twenty-three pages, which those in want of such wares should consult before placing their orders. Fox, Maxner & Co. of Sometville, Mass., manufacturers of the Somerville extension ladder, are about to enlarge their facilities by the erection of a large new building in that city. —T. A. Taylor of Omaha, W. A. Underwood of Detroit and C. H. Venner of Boston have bought a controlling interest in the Alton WaterWorks Company of Alton, Ill. Mr. Taylor becomes president and manager. A Chicago exchange says that Chas. A. Landy of the Eureka…

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