Issue 9 and Volume 38.

AUTOMOBILE VS. HORSE-DRAWN APPARATUS This subject is almost an inexhaustible one, and there are many points that might be of interest that I will omit. I do not wish to occupy too much time, so I will just get down to the facts. We all know that we are living in an age of progress and rapid transit. We have time and again discussed the importance of a few seconds gained or lost in reaching a fire. As cities and towns grow, we increase our department and purchase apparatus better adapted for existing conditions. With this object in view. 1 looked into the adaptability of the automobile for the use of officers of lire departments: the result was that I purchased an automobile for my use, Mow as to the advantages of it over the horse: hirst, there is a limit to a horse’s endurance, and also a humane limit…

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