Issue 20 and Volume 51.

FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING What are we as a country coming to? Our people have become so accustomed to being ruled by political sophistry that they accept any condition without a murmur as a thing that must be tolerated, but for them to permit political intriguers to interfere with the very laws that are intended to make life secure and human existence endurable is too much to be expected, and should be met with stubborn resistance. Whenever and wherever an attempt is made to inaugurate a system conducive to the betterment of human living, it is met with just such obstacles as are now being encountered in this city where an attempt is being made to adopt a new building code. Foreseeing the advantages that would accrue to the manufacturer of the building materia! which would be most favored by the new code, there came a stampede of this class…

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