Fire Department Reports

Issue 2 and Volume 1892 11.

Fire Department Reports Chief Sweme of Chicago has furnished the following figures, showing the work of the department during the year, compared to that of 1890, and the growth of the department: SIOUX CITY, IA. The chief of the Sioux City department furnishes us with the following report: Although the fire committee lias been uite lavish in its ex penditures dt tring the twelve months past, nothing but deccssities were | purcliased, and there remain several improvements that 1 .hould be made early the present year. The residence por lions of the city have not the number of alarm boxes they sh ould have to give adequate protection, and from ten to fifteen boxes could be placed in at a very moderate cost. Two HUN DRKD MII.ES AN Hour.—Something remarkable in the trarisp ortation of passengers, etc., across country is seen in the claim 1 of an inventor of electrical…

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