PERSONALS J. F. Price is chief of the Tracy, Minn, fire department. W. R. Goss has resigned as superintendent of the Shreveport, La., municipal water plant. Philip Schwinn has been appointed general manager of the Dubuque, Ia., water works. City Marshal John S. McKinney has been elected chief of the McKinney, Tex., fire department. E. M. Stack, general superintendent of the Scranton Gas and Water Company, has resigned. John Franklin Roome has been elected a member of the board of water commissioners at Billerica, Mass. Helman Rosenthal has been made superintendent of the Dallas, Tex., filtration plant. He has been chemist at the Columbus, O., water purification plant.