Issue 23 and Volume 1892 12.

THE FIRE DEPARTMENTS. Recent visitors to Kansas City have noticed an air of indifference around fire headquarters, and the reason is that bold Fireman John Egner carried a damsel down a life line from a fifth story window the other day. The damsel said she thought it was great fun. Her name is Miss Abelone Barrison. and she plays Hattie Griffin in “ Niobe,” which is running at the Coates house. George R. Edeson, who plays Peter Amos Dunn in “Niobe,” years ago belonged to the volunteer fire department in New York. He”is an old and warm fiiend of Chief George Hale of the Kansas City Fire Department. So it came to pass that Mr. Edeson and a dozen more members of the “Niobe” company went to fire department headquarters to pay their respects to Chief Hale and to have a look at Kansas City’s fire fighters and their machines.…

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