Right on the Head! CUTTING expenses by pulling the props from under a fire department is almost as effective an economy measure as stopping the hands of a clock to save time. In a mighty important article appearing elsewhere in this issue, Jay Stevens hits the nail squarely on the head, showing clearly and convincingly enough how costly false economy can really be. After reading this article, give copies of if to your local newspapers. It will no doubt go a long way toward stopping a lot of the dangerously foolish cost-cutting proposals that are being made these days. It’s high time the citizens of every community were awakened to the serious dangers of an inadequately equipped, undermanned fire department. Let’s give it to ’em straight from the shoulder.