NSJ Oct. 27, 1875

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NSJ Oct. 27, 1875 - Com- Jeweler, DELAYS ABB DANGEROUS.--The...
Com- Jeweler, DELAYS ABB DANGEROUS.--The experience of Monday night tells people of Reno that to delay the organization of a fire company any longer is dangerous indeed. A and ladder company, with the ladders and buckets they would could have stopped that fire night at Frank's residence. But organization had been neglected the need was only felt when it was too late.' Fires will not stop for you to find axes, buckets, etc. All know this well enough, still they delay preparing for it. it not have bean for West street there is no telling where the would have stopped. Water is ty. All that is needed is proper appliances to use it, to make it tires. But a dozen buckets, six eight pots and a boiler or two, the time taken to collect them, but little good. Nothing short permanent, efficient organization meet the urgent need. Wo know a voluntuor company co.ild bo easily if some one would only it, but all are hanging back for rest to commence. Get volunteers, then detail so many to work witli yard engine, so many more to Vir-! the hooks, another crew to and still an Plaza ! ,,., _ i 4. i *i i u i squad to do the ladder-work for Sta- Harness ShMt these with a Foreman or Chief neer, would do efficient service, Store, | each would know his place and j do his work, but the aimless, less, spasmodic slamming and | things amount to but little iu fttce of Now is the 1 """ "* " strong fire. time to act. Delays are dangerous of To procrastinate now may be to riftco this beautiful town. Let a meeting of tbe citizens be called B^ota! « -, . . BOW. onco to organize a fire department and i One tire hko tbo last will pay I cost of n dozen trucks or engines, tlmt i t i 3 n o t n que8 tion of economy and to aelav this a11 important matter.

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  1. Nevada State Journal,
  2. 27 Oct 1875, Wed,
  3. Page 6

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