Issue 10 and Volume 23.

MISCELLANEOUS In Harper’s magazine for March, the W. R. Leigh series shows an ideal illustrator. He is a master in composition. His illustrations were made on the spot, and the author put the artist in touch with the real scene of his adventures. Chicago will be the setting of the narrative for the next four or five chapters. The town of Falmouth, Mass., has written as follows to the Combination Ladder Company, of Providence, R. I.: “Selectmen’s Office. January 18, 1898. Gentlemen: The truck and engine we purchased from your company have been received and thorougl ly tested on several occasions. The people are perfectly satisfied that the money expanded was used to the very best advantage It is ail that was claimed for it in every particular. It saved this town a loss of a*, least $25,000 last Sunday night, which I consider practical proof of all your claims.…

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