Protective Department of Worcester.
Superintendent Hiram R. Williamson has been re-elected head of the protective department of Worcester, Mass., and, with two others, forms one of a committee to secure prices and designs for an automobile salvage wagon. At the same (the annual meeting) the old officers were re-elected, Alexander C. Munroe being president, George A. Park, secretary, Charles FGrant, treasurer. The superintendent’s report, covering the period from June 1, 1907, to June 1, 1908, stated that the department had answered 1,140 alarms—171 more than in 1906-07. The insurance at risk
amounted to $2,172,500, and settlements up to date, to $52,534.21. Loss occurred at 450 fires.