Starts With False Alarms After a fight waged by Chief A. H. Lankford for the past sixteen years, Glendale, Cal., now has a fire alarm system that was installed at a cost of $118,000, As soon as the system was placed in service, three false alarms prompted by some inquisitive boys were turned in. Boxes are so located that there is one box for every three hundred feet in the business section and one for every one thousand feet in the residential area. Beverly Hills, Cal., Buys Aerial Ladder—A new 85-foot aerial ladder has been delivered to Beverly Hills, Cal. Collinsville, I11., May Buy Apparatus—Collinsville, I11., is considering the purchase of a 500-gallon pumper. N. Adams, Mass., Buys Pumper—North Adams, Mass., has purchased a Seagrave 600-gallon pumper.