A Woman’s Life Saving Corps.

Issue 24 and Volume 1893 14.

A Woman’s Life Saving Corps. The girls had seen a picture in an English paper of a life saving fire corps organized by the young ladies of an English town, and as Tipton was lacking in any such association, they decided to form a similar brigade. The drill consisted in getting around a large blanket and holding it as a net to catch unfortunates who jumped from the second or third stories of the burning dwelling. Great enthusiasm was manifested among the damsels, and dogs, cats and heavy weights were dropped successfully from dizzy heights. But the fair members of the corps wanted some real practice, but they could not persuade any small boy or man to make a martyr of himself in the cause of beauty and science. The brigade was very anxious to have somebody try it, so that they would be prepared in the face of real…

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