Chief Scott Presented with Check

Issue 13 and Volume 79.

Chief Scott Presented with Check Chief Scott of Los Angeles, Cal., was presented with a check of $10,000 by his friends in and outside of the fire department, for the construction of a home. According to Jay W. Stevens, fire marshal, this is the first time to his knowledge that a chief was presented with a home. The presentation was made by Maurice H. De Mond, president of the Breakfast Club, at the fire department headquarters, in the presence of about nine hundred members of the department. Chief Scott, in responding to the presentation speech, said in a voice that expressed very much feeling, that he appreciated the gift as he had never been able to own a home before.

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