HOLY SMOKES!

HOLY SMOKES!

It is problematic as to whether these heroic looking smoke eaters, who form the fire brigade of Djokja, in Java, are more successful in scaring the flames than lighting them. A colored photograph would reveal the flapperish colors of their “Oriental kilts.” Note the sword carried by the chief with which he probably leads the gallant “charge of the firefighters”—or perhaps it is thought effective in cutting the flames!

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