Clipped From The Indianapolis News
. - Clreat rirei At a meeting cf the Fire board vaster day afternoon, Tbomaa BmiLb, Robert Baxter. Wm. . Howard and James Groves, colored, were given appointments in the department and assigned duty at tha No. 9 hoae reel bouse on 8t Joe street Of the thirty more colored . applicants for these appointments,' all ooaid read and write with one or two possible exceptions The men selected here acquired . a tolerable education., and aoma of them have bad experience in matters pertaining to the fire department The new men assume charge of the hose next Monday., at which time aoma changa will also be made by Chief Sherwood in the assignment of the old members of the department.