Issue 1 and Volume 77.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS “He that questioneth much shall learn much”—BACON NOTE—Readers of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. The Three Hose Lines’ Problem Again To the Editor: I have run up against a problem that I cannot work but I think you published it in FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING a while back. The question is this: we have three fire plugs and also have three houses on fire at once; the idea is to run a line of hose from each plug into each house without crossing a line of hose or running through a house. Can this be done? Yours, E. W. L. Answer: This problem was put up to our readers the early part of 1920. While below are a few of the solutions submitted at that time,…

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