Leadership

The WATCH DESK

Issue 12 and Volume 106.

The WATCH DESK Overhauling the firemanic news of the day T.V. Fans See Chicago Firemen in Dramatic Action Television fans all over the nation saw drama flashed on their screens, bringing the operations of Chicago firemen right into their homes. While Mrs. Millicent Armin, 36-year-old divorcee, teetered on a 20th-story ledge of the Tribune Tower, threatening to jump, and firemen and others labored to drag her to safety, operators of television station WBBM-TV, not far away across the Chicago River, used a telescopic lens to bring the dramatic scene into closeup focus. They saw Mrs. Armin on a ledge of the building, with men on the roof, and a fire marshal and priest endeavoring to lure her to a window with her dog, which had been brought to her in a lastditch effort to prevent her jump. They witnessed, finally the woman caught by Fire Marshall James R. Hughes and…

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