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FIRE AND WAIVER ENGINEERING

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VOL. LXIX JUNE 29, 1921 No.26

Fireproof Construction in Building Against Fire, by Norman N. Stineman …………… 1277

Showing the Importance of Fire Resistive Building in Fire Prevention.

Cleveland Water Works, Present and To Come, by John T. Martin (Illustrated)…………………..1280

Description of System and Contemplated Improvements.

The Crime of Arson and Some of Its Causes, by John G. Gamber (Portrait)…………………….1284

Relation Between Incendiarism and Depression in Trade—Other Causes.

What Every Fireman Should Know……… 1287

Commencing Chapter on Hydraulics.

Have Water Rates Kept Pace with Operating Costs? (Continued) ………… 1288

More Replies to Questionnaire on This Subject.

Questions and Answers ……………… 1290

Important Queries from Readers and Replies by Mr. Shepperd.

Editorial ………………………… 1292

Building Against Fire—Cleveland and the Convention—Meters from the Consumers’ Standpoint.

Recent Important Fires Specially Reported (Portrait) …………………………. 1294

Fires from Various Points Described by Chiefs—Fires of the Week.

Water Works News ………………… 1296

Newsy Items from all Quarters, Dealing with Water Works, Including Meterage, Filtration, Water Rates and Sewerage.

Fire Department Activities (Illustrated) ….. 1301

Notes Relating to the Fire Departments all over the Country, and News of Other Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Matters.

Miscellaneous Matters ……………….. 1305

Personals, Convention Dates and Other Items of Interest to all Fields.

Special Business News ………………. 1307

Record of Changes. Improvements ami Installations in Fire, Water ami Sewerage Fields, with Pro-

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SPECIAL ARTICLES

FIRES IN FRAME TENEMENTS 141

FIRES IN THEATRES 147

DANGERS FROM LIGHTNING—HOW TO AVOID THEM—Ch. Of. Thos. George Lyson 148

ELECTRICITY A MINOR FIRE HAZARD— Reginald Trautschold, M. E 150

FIRE PREVENTION IN SCHOOL BUILDINGS 152

FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS AND THE COMPULSORY LAW—Pearce W. Mack 153

HOW A PROGRESSIVE CITY ORGANIZED FOR CONSERVATION AND FIRE PROTECTION 154

FIRE DRILLS AND FIRE ALARM AND DRILL SIGNAL SYSTEMS—G. E. Sanford 156

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 160

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 160

NOTES FROM THE FIELD 161

AMONG THE MANUFACTURERS 168