Issue 8 and Volume 90.

THE COVER “R. S. V. P.” Now don’t tell me you boys don’t know the meaning of those four letters! O, well, I suppose I might as well. They usually appear at the bottom of formal invitations, and they are the abbreviation for “Respondez s’il vous plait,” which in fire house english means “please answer,” or more politely, please respond to this invitation. So, here’s an invitation to you to answer or comment upon what follows. Now, if I was the sort of a guy that knows all about salvage work, I wouldn’t write this particular story. But being open minded and wanting to know and to pass along what I learn to others, I admit right here 1 don’t know the answer, and I am hoping you do and that you’ll come through with it. At the New York State Chiefs’ meeting in Saratoga Springs, I was talking to…

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