FIRE DEPARTMENT SALARIES RESTORED IN MANY CITIES

FIRE DEPARTMENT SALARIES RESTORED IN MANY CITIES

Municipalities Throughout the Country Increase the Pay of Members of Fire Departments, Restoring Cut Previously Made

INCREASES in salaries of fire fighters, over those paid in 1933, have been put into effect in the following cities, according to the International Fire Fighter for April. A number of the salary restorations were made in 1934. and in a number of cases partial restoration was made in 1934 and the balance in 1935. Where not possible to show the exact amount of increase over 1933 salaries, this is indicated by an asterisk (*).

Birmingham, Ala., 11 per cent; Florence, Ala.*

Little Rock, Ark., 10 per cent; North Little Rock, Ark., 8 per cent.

Bakersfield, Cal., $60 per year; Berkeley, Cal., 10 per cent; Oakland, Cal.*; San Diego, Cal., 12 1/2 per cent; San Francisco, Cal.*

Pueblo, Col., 11 per cent; Boulder, Col., 5 per cent.

Bristol, Conn., 2 per cent; New Britain, Conn., 12 1/2 per cent; New Haven, Conn., 5 per cent; Waterbury, Conn., 5 per cent.

Washington, D. C., 15 per cent.

Jacksonville, Fla., 5 per cent.

Brunswick, Ga., 10 per cent; Macon, Ga., 10 per cent; La Grange, Ga.*

Boise, Idaho, 10 per cent.

Aurora, Ill.*; Centralia, Ill.*; Chicago, Ill.*; East Moline, Ill.*; East St. Louis, Ill., 15 per cent: Elgin. Ill., 10 per cent; Kankakee, Ill., 10 per cent; Moline. Ill.*; Rockford, Ill., 15.6 per cent; Rock Island, Ill., 5 per cent; Springfield, Ill., 5 per cent.

Anderson, Ind., $60 per year; Kokomo, Ind.*; Muncie, Ind., 10 per cent.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 5 per cent: Iowa City, Iowa, 10 per cent. Coffeyville, Kan., 5 per cent; Newton, Kan., 10 per cent. Louisville, Ky., 5 per cent.

Bogalusa, La., 10 per cent.

Baltimore, Md., 7 per cent.

Arlington, Mass.*; Boston, Mass.*; Chelsea, Mass., 5 per cent; Dedham, Mass., 10 per cent; Fitchburg, Mass., 5 per cent; Gardner, Mass., 5 per cent; Holyoke, Mass., 5 per cent; Lawrence, Mass., 5 per cent; Leominster, Mass., 5 per cent; Medford, Mass., 5 per cent; Peabody, Mass.*; Quincy, Mass.*; Springfield, Mass., 10 per cent; Watertown. Mass., 10 per cent.

Waterville, Me.; $36.50 per year.

Albion, Mich.*; Bay City, Mich., 10 per cent; Detroit, Mich.*; Hamtramck, Mich., 10 per cent; Highland Park, Mich., 10 per cent; Ironwood, Mich., 10 per cent; Jackson, Mich., $180; Kalamazoo. Mich., 6 per cent; Lansing, Mich., 7 per cent; Pontiac. Mich., 10 per cent.

Duluth, Minn., 6 2/3 per cent; Rochester, Minn., 5 per cent; St. Paul, Minn., 10 per cent.

Columbus, Miss., $120 per year; Jackson, Miss., $120 per year; Greenville, Miss., 10 per cent.

Hannibal, Mo., 5 per cent; St. Joseph, Mo., 10 per cent; St. Louis, Mo., 10 per cent.

Butte, Mont., 5 per cent; Missoula, Mont.*

Berlin, N. H., 10 per cent; Concord, N. H., 5 per cent; Manchester, N. H.*

West New York, N. J., 10 per cent.

Gloversville, N. Y., 7 per cent; New Rochelle. N. Y., 5 per cent; Binghamton, N. Y., 2 1/2 to 5 per cent.

Greensboro, N. C.*; High Point, N. C., 10 per cent; Raleigh, N. C.*; Winston-Salem, N. C., 10 per cent.

Akron, Ohio, 10 per cent; Chillicothe, Ohio, 7 per cent; Cincinnati, Ohio*; Cleveland, Ohio*; Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 25 per cent; Hamilton, Ohio, 5 per cent; Lorain, Ohio. 5 per cent; Marion, Ohio, 20 per cent; Mansfield, Ohio*; Massilon, Ohio, $60 per year; Niles, Ohio, 25 per cent; Rocky River, Ohio*; Springfield, Ohio.*

Enid, Okla., $60 per year; Shawnee, Okla., 10 per cent. Allentown, Pa., 10 per cent; Erie, Pa., 10 per cent; Johnstown, Pa., 15 per cent; McKeesport, Pa., 15 per cent; Philadelphia, Pa., $365 per year; Sharon, Pa.*.

Woonsocket, R. I., 11 1/3 per cent.

Columbia, S. C., 5 per cent.

Chattanooga, Tenn.*; Knoxville, Tenn., 10 per cent. Beaumont, Tex., 8 1/3 and 16 per cent; Cleburne, Tex.*; Dallas, Tex., 4 4/5 per cent; El Paso, Tex., 5 per cent; Laredo, Tex.*; Galveston, Tex., 5 per cent; Port Arthur, Tex., 10 per cent; San Antonio, Tex., $180 per year; Tyler, Tex.* Provo, Utah, $600 per year.

Danville, Va., 5 per cent.

Rutland, Vt., 10 per cent.

Seattle, Wash., $432 per year; Spokane, Wash., 10 per cent; Yakima, Wash., 5 per cent.

Charleston, W. Va., 10 per cent; Clarksburg. W. Va., $120 per year; Huntington, W. Va., 10 per cent; Morgantown. W. Va.. $60 per year.

Appleton, Wis., 5 per cent; Beloit, Wis., 7 1/2 per cent; Eau Claire, Wis., 10 per cent; Janesville, Wis.*; Kenosha. Wis., 15 per cent: Superior, Wis., 8 per cent: Wausau, Wis., 10 per cent; Wauwatosa, Wis., 10 per cent.

Casper. Wyo., $60 per year.

Canada

North Vancouver, B. C., 11 per cent.

Brandon, Manitoba, 10 per cent; Winnipeg, Manitoba. 3 per cent.

Kingston, Ont., 10 per cent.

Three River, Que.*; Westmount, Que.*

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