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OFFICIALS CONTINUE SEARCH ^ Visit Seven More Engine Houses and x See Exhibition Run by Colored v Company. Jiess than Thomas Smith, who has been In the service for thirty-fhe years, and who is one of the oldest men in the department, was on the seat urging the horses down the street, The team almost collided with a farm wagon, but Smith managed to swene them from the road in time to pre\ ent a smashup The exhibition exhibition Mas praised highly by the In- \estigators. Membeis of the SafeU Board said they were surprised at the good conditions in the department, A few places ^veie found where the men lta\ e pooi sleeping quarters quarters The board will take steps at once improve conditions The Board of Public Safetv accompanied accompanied by Dr. Ira E, Dunlavy, police surgeon, surgeon, and Fire Chief Coots, 'nspected seven engine houses in various parts of th* city yesterday afternoon, The trip w*i a continuation of the work begun Thursday, -when about the same number Of engine houses was \isited,' As on th* preceding day, no men were found who were disabled and unfit for duty. Dr. Dunlavy said that none of the men ; th* engine houses visited yesterday aft- on should be retired. following engine houses were vis- during the afternoon: No. 8. 748 achusetts avenue; No. 18, Sixteenth at and Ashland avenue; No. 20, 350 th Bevillc avenue, No. 21, Olney lit and Roosevelt avenue; No 22, ^ty-fourth street and Ashland ave* No 26, 6432 East Washington -t\ and No 27, 916 East Tenth street nglne house No, 16 the party was demonstration of preparations for " The company is composed of Thomas Howard is captain. , out your horses, captain," said Coots to Howard. The inspection trip uill be resumed week Chief Coot's said that he believes there were not more than four or five men In the depaitment \vho should he tired because of their advanced veals. cited several ases to p i o v e his contention that some of the older men are among the most valuable in the department. department. ARMY DESERTER SURRENDERS Tells Police He Is Tired of Being "Dogged" \y Officers. Thomas H Stewart, a United States armv deserter, surrendered to Bicvclemtn Drinkutt and Todd yesterdaj aftet he said, he had wandered ovei the country for more than a year and a half Stewart, who was under the influence of drugs liquor vhen taken to police headquarters, told the police that he was tired of i "logged" by government offtceis and cided to surrender. Until a few days ' ' he said, he had been emploved In an Indianapolis firm. Stewart told the police he escaped from his regiment in W\om- ^ VV v~ TM -- -- ing He said he enlisted the Inst time In ,, tteeds went rushing forth at a fast'Chattanooga, Tenn , after h a v tnd they were no sooner in the bar-1six \ears in the Philippines

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 07 Oct 1911, Sat,
  3. Page 16

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