Vacancies in Milwaukee Department
The promotion of five lieutenants of the fire department of Milwaukee. Wis., to captaincies leaves the department short of lieutenants, and Chief Clancy has announced that there are at present no men eligible for promotion to fill the vacancies. In addition to the shortage of officers, ten places are being kept open for men in the military service, not yet released.
The Texas side of the town of Texarkana recently voted in favor of a bond issue of $10,000 for building a new fire station and the construction will begin almost immediately, as the bonds have already been sold.