Among the Buffs

Issue 9 and Volume 108.

Among the Buffs NOW that vacation time is over for some of us and just beginning for others, I’m reminded of Kansas City’s Tom Jewett who recently made a junket to points in the northwestern area of the United States, thence into Canada. Tom is, as you know, no stranger to these columns, and his travels ’round the world are replete with stories of his firehouse visits. I believe Tom would actually forego a visit to the Taj Mahal if he could take in a blaze or go off to ferret another fire volume to add to his library of 110. Brer Jewett, who turns out of 6442 McGee St., Kansas City 13, Mo., when he isn’t traveling, postcards that he is again having a fine time. While he was in Europe last summer he became taken by a fancy continental type of fire horn —used in lieu of sirens…

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