FIRL DEPARTMENT BIDS OPENED
ELGIN, ILL.—The Seagrave company, Columbus, Ohio, has been awarded a contract for a h. and
1. truck and 4 combination hose wagons.
ELYRIA, Ohio.—Bids for 600 feet of hose have been received from the Union Supply company, Toledo, Ohio, at $240, and from the Boston Woven Hose company, Boston, Mass., at $240.
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Eureka Fire Hose company, New York, N. Y., has been awarded a contract at $1 per foot for 500 ft. of hose, and the W. S. Nott company, Minneapolis, Minn., for 1,000 ft. of hose at 87 cents per foot.
KALAMAZOO, Micii.—Bids for 1,000 ft. of hose have been submitted by the following firms: Larkin Manufacturing company, Dayton, Ohio; Quinn Manufacturing company and WheelerBlaney company, local; United Supply company, Saginaw; 11. D. Edwards company, Detroit; prices ranged from 68 to 90 cents a foot.
JOHNSTOWN, Pa.—A contract has been awarded the Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph company, New York, N .Y., for 10 fire alarm boxes, at $1,250.
KEARNEY, N. J.—Bids for a hose wagon for Highland fire company have been submitted, as follows: American-La France Fire Engine company, Elmira, X. Y., $1,795; James Boyd Brother & Co., Philadelphia, $1,410; Accurate Fire Extinguisher company, Newark, $1,448; Zanesville Chemical Engine company, Zanesville, O., $1,460; Combination Ladder company, Providence, R. I., Kanawha Chemical Engine company, South Charleston, W. Va., $1,850.
JOLIET, III.’—The American-La France Fire Engine company, Elmira, N. Y., has been awarded a contract at $5,800 for an aerial truck.
QUINCY, 111.—Contracts have been awarded the Eureka Fire llose company, New York, N. Y., for 800 feet of hose, the Gutta Percha and Rubber Manufacturing company, New York, N. Y.. the Chicago Fire Hose company and the Belting and Packing company for 400 ft. of hose each.
HAZKLTON, Pa.—A. J. Hughes, city clerk, says the following bids were opened for a combination chemical engine and hose wagon : Tea Tray company, Newark, X. J., horse-drawn, $1,798; American-La France Fire Engine company, Elmira, N. Y., $1,558 (steel construction) ; horsedrawn, $1,295; auto, $5,500; Zanesville Chemical Engine company, Zanesville, Ohio, horse-drawn, $1,395; Webb Motor Fire Apparatus company, Vincennes, Ind., auto, $4,780; Robinson F’ire Apparatus company, St. Louis, Mo., auto, $5,000.
ROCKPORT, Me.—The Howe Engine company, Indianapolis, Ind., has been awarded a contract at $2,000 for a gasoline fire engine.
BRIDGETON, X. J.—A contract has been awarded to R. D. Wood & company, Philadelphia, Pa., lowest bidders, for 1,200 ft. of 6-in. pipe at $22.65 per ton.