Leadership

Many Homeless After Big Fire

Issue 9 and Volume 83.

Many Homeless After Big Fire Twenty persons lost their lives when fire destroyed a large sawmill in Cadiz, Philippine Islands, and made more than five thousands homeless. The damage has been estimated at $2,500,000. Flames spread with great rapidity from the sawmill to the adjacent filmsy houses of the natives. The Filipinos gathered what little personal possessions they could save and camped on the outskirts of Cadiz awaiting aid. The sawmill was the property of the Insular Lumber Company, one of the largest in the Philippines. Pembroke, N. H., to Have New Station—Pembroke, N. H., voted to erect a $20,000 fire station. Cos Cob. Conn., Opens Fire Station—The new $65,000 fire station in Cos Cob, Conn., has been completed. A diaphone fire alarm may be installed. Reading Fire Alarm Completed—The new fire alarm system of Reading, Pa., has been completed. It consists of 160 boxes. The central office is located…

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