Issue 1 and Volume 74.

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES NOTE—Special Fire Business News, with proposals, etc., will be found on page 38.—EDITOR. New London Gets Fire Apparatus—The new Stoughton fire apparatus, purchased by New London, Wis., has been delivered. New Pumper for Kirkland, Ill.—The fire department of Kirkland, Ill., recently acquired a Foamite-Childs triple combination pumper. New Chief for Greenfield, Ind.—Howard Macy has been appointed chief of the fire department of Greenfield, Ind., succeeding James Moran. Northwestern Ohio Firemen Meet—The Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen’s Association met at Van Wert on Wednesday, June 20. There was a large attendance and an interesting program with prizes for various events was given. Fireman’s Wife Drives Truck—When a fire broke out in a shack in Somerville, N. J., a passerby sent in the alarm. The wife of the driver of the fire apparatus knowing that her husband was away from the station, hurried there, harnessed up the team of horses…

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