Notes from Kokomo, Ind.

Issue 25 and Volume 7.

Notes from Kokomo, Ind. [From Our Own Correspondent.] KOKOMO, Ind., June 16.—As there has been but little of interest happening in fire department matters recently, I have been a little derelict; but even now I have but little to tell you, beyond that you are not forgotten. We thought we had sold our little steamer to Elwood recently, but there was a hitch somewhere. The next we heard was that the Elwood council had bought a complete new outfit of the Ahrens Company of Cincinnati, and it was so announced in a recent issue of your paper; but the city council rescinded the order, and Elwood is again at the mercy of the flames. At last Kokomo’s “Shark” Natural Gas Company is to have a rival, as a Logansport firm, backed by the Standard Oil Company, has purchased the plant and franchise of the Junction Company, now defunct, and proposes…

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