FIRE DEPARTMENT BIDS OPENED

FIRE DEPARTMENT BIDS OPENED

MISSOULA, MONT.—Bids for 2,000 ft. of 2 1/2-inch hose were opened on September 20 by J. S. Kemp, as follows: New Jersey Car Spring and Rubber Co., $1,800; Manhattan Rubber Mfg. Co., three bids, $2,000, $1,900 and $1,700; Intermountain Selling Co., Salt Lake City, $1,580; Chicago Fire Hose Co., $1,700; Eureka Fire Hose Mfg. Co., four bids, $2,200, $2,000, $1,800 and $1,800; Gutta Ptrcha & Rubber Mfg. Co., two bids, $2,000, $1,800; Interstate Rubber Co., Spokane, Wash., $1,600; Washington Rubber Co., two bids, $1,600, $1,440; Voorhees Rubber Mfg. Co., three bids, $1,800. $1,800, $1,400; J. B. Reinhard, Missoula, three bids, $1,600, $1,560, $1,400; Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Co., $1,800, $1,550, $1,400; D. T. Curran, Missoula, three bids, $1,900, $1,700, $1,500: W. S. Nott Co., $2,000; Northwestern Fire Apparatus Co., Spokane, Wash., $1,600.

FIRE DEPARTMENT BIDS OPENED

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FIRE DEPARTMENT BIDS OPENED

SAN DIEGO, CAL.—F. M. Powell got the contract for the construction of the new University Heights firehouse. His bid was $1,505.

BRIDGETOWN. N. J.—Contract for rebuilding of American-La France fire engine in the local department was awarded to the Combination Ladder Company; cost, $1,760.

RED WING, Minn—The fire commissioners granted the contract for remodeling the Fourth ward enginehouse to I . O. Green, contractor, whose figures were $2,370. I he contract for plumbing and installing of the heating plant has not vet been awarded.

READING. Pa—Councils met in joint session for the purpose of awarding the contract for furnishing the citv with one third-class team tire engine for the Union fire company. The contract was awarded to the American-La hranee Steam Fire Engine Company, of Elmira. N. V.. for $5,250,