Issue 24 and Volume 57.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS East St. Louis, Ill., had 31 alarms during May, with a loss of $4,300. Chief M. E. Saunders of Lowell, Mass., is spending his vacation at Savannah, Ga. Chief William C. Shepard, of Pittsfield, Mass., completed 38 years of service on June 1. Former Chief Mark if. Kessler, of Oklahoma City, Okla., has been granted a pension of $90 a month. Richard S. Adlcy, who is stated to have invented an extension fire ladder, died at Joplin, Mo., recently. The explosion at Seattle, Wash., recently of a boat laden with dynamite, did more than $100,000 damage. The Texas Legislature has passed a bill giving paid firemen throughout the State one day off each week. The parade and tournament of the Southern New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association were held at Hempstead, on June 10. A report from Kaukanna, Wis., says that Chief Henry Schubert, of the fire department…

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