Good Work of Com. Johnson
GENERAL NEWS FEATURES
The Boston Advertiser is responsible for the following: “The retirement of Fire Commissioner Johnson of New York City is something more than an event with which the people of the American metropolis are concerned. There was one thing which Mr. Johnson did during his term of office, which was of national importance. He uncovered some of the activities of the arson trust. No. one who read what Mr. Johnson wrote in his valuable book, could doubt that the American people annually pay an immense toll to dishonest merchants, who profit by fires through the carelessness of some of the methods employed by the insurance companies.