Cleveland Fire News

Issue 12 and Volume 65.

Cleveland Fire News (From Our Regular Correspondent) W. J. Haywood, former East Cleveland fireman, has started mandamus proceedings against City Manager Osborn for immediate reinstatement into his old job. Haywood left the East Cleveland fire department to go to war. He says M. J. Herbert, safety directing at that time, gave him an indefinite leave of absence. Osborn refused reinstatement on the ground that there was no present vacancy, and Haywood refused a temporary substitute job in the police department. East Cleveland is a suburb of this city. The eight-hour workday bill for Ohio firemen, which passed the House almost unanimously, is having hard going in the Senate. Representatives of various “hardup” municipalities are fighting it. Nineteen automobiles were destroyed in an earlymorning fire recently in the Foster Manufacturing Company garage. The building, a two-story frame structure, was used as an automobile repair shop. The fire was discovered at 5…

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