Issue 10 and Volume 68.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS The city council of East Chicago, Ind., has authorized a bond issue of $30,000 for a new Gamewell fire alarm system. The Indiana legislature has passed a bill making the two-platoon system obligatory in every regularly organized paid fire department of the state after January 1, 1921. Subjects of examination and relative weights Written examination, 40 per cent; Practical Test, 50 cent; Education, experience and personal qualifications, 10 per cent. The city of Elmira, N. Y., has purchased a last year’s model 5-passenger Willys-Knight motor car for the of the fire department, replacing an Overland Roadster that is no longer fit for service. Intending competitors must execute their applications on blanks furnished by the commission and same in the office of the commission not later than P. M. Thursday, September 16, 1920. Application blanks secured at office of commission, 556 Ellicott Square. There have been several large…

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