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in : - (Turn to Page Three. Column Two) firemeWlan for anniversary Several Were Instituted in Early Part of the Year Anniversaries will be held early in the New Year by several of U10 fire companies of the. city, and all through 1919 the various companies will give much attention to celebrating as the boys return from the camps and from foreign shores.' The Reading fire department has a record of 14 6 years, the Rainbow Company being, the oldest. It wan instituted on March 17. 1773. The company will again have a Vvx celebration of St. Patrick's day. The Reading Hose Fire Company will be 100 years bid on July 4. 1919, and this company also will make big: plans to celebrate the anniversary. Committee's have been appointed by the Liberty Fire Company to plan for the 65tlv anniversary on January 21st. The dates on which the fire companies were - instituted are as follows: r Rainbow, March 17. 1773: Juniors. December 2. 1S13; Neversink. April 14, 1829; Friendship, March 4. 1S4S;' Liberty. January 21. 18i4; Reading Hose, July 4, 1819; Keystone, January. 19, 1856; Washington.. September 17. 1855; Hampden, September, 1867; Marions, 1881; Riversides, January 6, 1890; Schuylkill. Januarv 1, 1892; Union. March 18, 1898, and Oakbrook, 1905, -

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  1. Reading Times,
  2. 30 Dec 1918, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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