Issue 11 and Volume 42.

FIRE-WASTE. Nine-tenths of the fires in the United States are preventable, in the opinion of building commissioners and inspectors. Fireproof construction is the first step toward that prevention. The firewaste in this country is appalling. Millions are expended in actually fighting fire, but all investigators of the causes believe that preventive measures are the only solution of the matter.—Boston Globe.

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