Leadership

The WATCH DESK

Issue 12 and Volume 89.

The WATCH DESK Our inquiring reporter overhauls the firemanic news of the day. “Let Us Spray,” Said Firemen! Lacking water, Vol. firemen of Winona [Wis.(?)] saved the old Witoka schoolhouse, near that town, by moving large tanks of buttermilk from nearby farm and spraying it to douse roof fire started by lightning. Sign Him Up for Siren! Any F. D. want a human siren? See Hugh Wilder, Newport (Vt.), who, according to Police Chief Gardner can shout louder than city’s fire siren. Hugh, visiting in heart of city, howled loud enough to awaken slumbering residents on East side, mile distant. Fire was in Hugh, so police “extinguished” him to tune of $14.45 fine. More Toy Balloon Hazard Eighteen persons were injured, three seriously, in an explosion of gas-filled balloons at the St. Mary’s University of San Francisco football game. Injured were caught in sheet of flame which spread across Kezar…

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