Fire Prevention Methods

Issue 22 and Volume 52.

Fire Prevention Methods The Real Estate Association of Sioux City, Ia., has been devising ways and means to solve the city’s fire-prevention problem-one forced upon their notice by the fact that the local insurance companies claim to have paid out more than $600,000 during the present year. The Oklahoma insurance department offered prizes for the best essays on Fire Prevention Day, to contain suggestions on how to educate the citizens of the State in the way of better fire protection and how to prevent much of the fire waste that prevails. Over 40 essays were submitted and the prizes were won by three girls. The superintendent of the schools at La Salle, Ill., has set aside Dec. 7 as fire prevention day and each teacher has been asked to devote the last period of teaching to exercises that will best impress the children as to the care necessary to avoid…

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