THE NEPTUNE METER COMPANY.
This company gave a parting banquet at the Briggs house recently in honor of its Chicago representative, Harry F. Brown, who is to take charge of the Eastern end of the company’s business at headquarters, 120 Liberty street, Manhattan, New York. Calvin S. Brown will succeed Harry as Western manager, with his office at 54 Canal street, Chicago. At the banquet the Western salesmen of the company, C. S. Brown, E. B. Holley. Hugh Doran, C. M. Wetherell, Rock Island, Ill., Fred Hanks, Cleveland, Ohio, and L. R. Mills, Coffeyville, Kan., were present, besides other invited friends. The affair was a regular love feast, and the sentiments expressed by those present showed the high appreciation in which they hold Mr. Brown.
Clinton, Ill., has a newly organised fire department, of which Fred Anger is secretary. It consists of two companies.