Hot Off the Tape

Issue 6 and Volume 110.

Hot Off the Tape A woman was killed and eight others, including four firemen, were injured March 30 when an auto and a fire truck collided at an intersection in Lockport, N. Y. Fire apparatus was en route to a grass fire. . . . Mrs. Louise Falk Reeve, socially prominent widow from Milwaukee, died March 28 at a guest resort in Palm Springs. Cause—suffocation resulting from cigarette . . . Speaking of cigarettes, station house statisticians may like to record the fact that last year there were 392 billion cigarettes smoked, or 171 packages for each person 15 years of age or older. This year will set new records, ’tis said. . . . Here’s another one on cigarettiquet: In Malone, N. Y., Mrs. Berla Shields, 56, died March 27 in a fire in her home. Remains were found on a porch divan. Fire Chief Philip E. Clark said…

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