Fire Fighters Win Prize

Issue 7 and Volume 94.

Fire Fighters Win Prize The Santa Ana, Cal., Fire Fighters Association. Local 509, was awarded a trophy as first prize for “Smokey Stover,” their entry in the Comical Division of the Santa Annual Frolic parade on New Year’s Eve. “Smokey Stover” was a reproduction on a gigantic scale of a child’s toy, and was pulled by Engineers C. N. Turner and M. C. Moore, wearing bright underwear. A regular fire bell mounted on the front was sounded by the mechanically controlled arm of “Smokey Stover.” The Santa Annual Frolic, the second New Year’s Eve parade sponsored by the Santa Ana Jr. Chamber of Commerce, consisted of nine divisions of giant toys, comical floats, famous bands, costume acts, grotesque heads and others.

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