Issue 5 and Volume 57.

FIRE PREVENTION The Pennsylvania State Industrial Board has issued an order prohibiting smoking in every work room or stock room in any factory or work shop in the state, in which readily combustible material is used, handled or stored, and in other parts of such factories where there is an equal fire hazard. A conference was held at the Hotel Gibson, in Cincinnati, Ohio, last week, between the Kentucky State Fire Prevention Association and State Fire Marshal C. C. Bosworth and his assistant, former Fire Chief Edward Hite, of Maysville. Ky., who is recognized as one of the best-posted men on small-town fire protection in that state. It was a sort of round-table discussion, and Mr. Hite answered many questions put to him in regard to the condition in small towns of Kentucky, He and others outlined plans for a hearty co-operation of the various interests involved in fire protection.…

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