Issue 16 and Volume 1887 1.

TOPICS OF THE DAY. YAZOO CITY, MISS., is evidently not a healthy place for incendiaries. Two of these were caught there the other day and brought to trial; then, after their guilt had been clearly shown, were taken away by the citizens and without more ado promptly hanged. THE Wisconsin legislature has passed a bill providing that any architect who prepares plans for factories and public buildings and fails to design outward swinging doors and fire escapes, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $100. This is certainly a move in the right direction, and similar laws should be passed and enforced in every State in the Union. TYUR correspondent, “V. C.,” who criticised the article in FIRE AND WATER of February 12 by Charles A. Hague, and who was replied to by another correspondent, “ Hydraulics,” says that he does not consider that the latter correspondent answered…

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