Leadership

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

Issue 10 and Volume 82.

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES East Liverpool, O., to Abolish Station—Labeled as a menace, the downtown fire station of East Liverpool, Ohio, is to be abandoned. The state fire marshal issued the order. Butte, Mont., Firemen Want Increase—Figures are being collected to convince the city council of Butte. Mont., that the local firemen are among the poorest paid in the country. The men want an increase from $1,800 to $2,000 a year. Farmers May Buy Fire Apparatus—A Hudson Farm Fire Association is being formed in Hudson, Ia., to consider the purchase of apparatus for rural protection. The apparatus would be housed and manned by the town of Hudson. Ohio Cities Must Levy Tax for Pensions—According to a bill that has just been passed, Ohio cities must levy a tax not exceeding 0.3 mills for firemen’s pensions, outside all limitations. At present such tax is merely permissible. Helena, Mont., Asked to Enlarge Department—Local…

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