Department and Other Reports Received Kalispell, Mont.—Ninth annual report of water department for year ending December 31, 1922, 48 pages and cover, illustrated. Providence, R. I.—Twelfth annual report of department of public works for year ending September 30, 1922, including report of water works 54 pages and cover. National Board of Fire Underwriters. Committee on Fire Prevention and Engineering Standards.—Reports on Peoria. Ill., Waterloo, Ia., and Tampa, Fla. Supplementary reports on Pasadena, Cal., Phoenix, Ariz., and Medford, Mass. Ballot on Conshohocken Fire Apparatus Closed—By a vote of 25 to 23, the George Clay Fire Company of Conshohocken, Pa., decided on a Hale Type 5 as the apparatus which is to be purchased. The cost of the new apparatus is $9,000.