Fund Asked for Illinois Drill School A bill has been introduced in the Illinois legislature to provide for an appropriation with which to complete the drill tower at the University of Illinois and to provide equipment for it. A fund of $9,000 is desired. Since it is hoped to have the tower completed in June in time for the short course, it is hoped to have the measure take effect as soon as it is passed. Ohio Township Forms Fire Department—A Fire Department has been formed in Sharon Township, Ohio, and it is believed to be the first township department in Franklin County. Elmira Deluged by Firemen Applications—Because of vacancies reported to exist in the Fire Department of Elmira, N. Y., more than one hundred applications for fireman have been received. It is believed that before any examination is scheduled, the number will reach two hundred.