MISCELLANEOUS Robert Laidlaw, president of the Laidlow-Dunn-Gordon-Pump Company, of Cincinnati, was elected treasurer of the National Association of Manufacturers, which convened at Cincinnati the third week in January. Mr. Laidlaw was one of the leading spirits in organizing the association and much of the success of the convention was due to his superior executive skill and untiring energy. The delegation was banquetted at tlie new plant of the Laid law-Dunn-Gordon-Pump Company. Gleason & Bailey of Seneca Falls. N. V., are building a city hook and ladder truck for Fargo, North Dakota.