News from the State of Georgia
Recent legislative enactment has given the mayor and council of Macon, Ga., full authority over the fire department and it is said that the administration intends to reinstate former Chief Lawrence Miller.
Chief John H. Monroe of the Savannah Fire Department was taken seriously ill at Asheville. N. C., where he was visiting Chief Duckett on his return from the Toronto convention. Chief Monroe is now in the Mission Hospital and the attending physician regards his condition as rather serious.
The new Breezy Hill reservoir for the Macon water service has been finished and the new mains connected. This will give the city a greatly increased supply of water. The reservoir is built of stone and concrete and is on the highest point of land in Macon.
A new three story business building in Louisville, Ga., was recently destroyed by fire, making the second big fire in that town in a few months. There are no water works and no fire protection. Defective electric wiring is supposed to have started the fire.
JOHN A. STULB