FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING Published Monthly by The FIRE ENGINEER COMPANY, No. 1 Broadway, New York City Subseription Domestic $2.00 a year—Canadian $2.50 a year Foreign $3.00 a year Founded by GOODWIN LEE, August, 1913 ROBERT C. McWANE, Managing Editor Editorial Advisory Board Edward F. Croker, F. E., Consulting Engineer, Ex-Chief of New York Fire Department. New York City. Thaddeus O Doane, F. E. Supt. of Building Construction, Ex-Chief of Fire Department. Plainfield. N. J. Aug. Gerstung. F. E.. Chief of Fire Department, Elizabeth, N. J. Howard L. Stan ton, F. E , Chief of Fire Department, Norwich, Conn T. G. Toomey, F. E.. Fire Prevention Engineer, Boston. Mass.