Leadership

FALSE ALARMS

Issue 2 and Volume 89.

FALSE ALARMS A DUPLICATE A Captain in charge of a suburban station, was informed by telephone that his wife had died. As department regulations required that he could not leave his post without being relieved, and that applications for time off must be made on regular forms, he sent the following note to his Chief: “I regret to inform you that my wife has just died, and I should be obliged if you could send me a substitute for the week end.” When you see a man standing on a street corner with a few Baldwins, you know he has lost most of his money. When you see a man passing by with a pippin, he’s probably going to. SAME ROUTINE There was a two-day tournament at the county seat. A company of young, _____attily attired firemen were at the railroad station waiting to take the train that would carry…

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