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dead was Ogden Standard-Examiner, Monday, February 5, 1968 9A THE LADIES VOLUNTEER Firefighters in Skirts By TOM KUHN Auociated Press Writer car, he Mrs. Williams recently turned;words, most of us are past 30." ip the fire chief's job over to a sis-i The Kanarraville Fire Depart-; KANARRAVILLE, Utah (AP) i ter-in-law jment keeps its tired old pumperi -- Kanarraville's firefighters j The firewomen respond to j alarms while clinging to a rum, bling old fire engine. "It's really laughable," says! in a firehouse built with bake on the sputtering fire engine i sale money. also is activated. , "it aoesn't have any speed,, The w o m e n train whenever (but it gets there, anyway," Mrs.jchildren and house duties allow. j Williams said. . I When pregnancy or a family I Fire alarms are sounded ef-! movm g reduces the fire depart- 'fectively by telephone Eight iment strentgh. Mrs. Williams I families are on a party line ! said recruiting consists of "just '"Just pick up a telephone.!whoever we can get" Somebody's always there," Would the women fire fighters Mrs. Williams said. \ welcome mens' help? "What Just to make sure, the siren I woman wouldn't!" she said. i on a party telephone line. The entire volunteer fire partment is made up of women --15 mothers and grandmothers. Kanarraville is an unincorporated community of 236 in south- he j Arm- western Utah, about 12 miles from Cedar City. Most of Kan- Cities to Handle Patrol Citations? State Fire Marshal Robert A.! SALT LAKE CITY (UPI) -Tanner. But he says the women | The Salt Lake County attorney's 1 do an efficient job. office has ruled that cities may! miles "When the men are working orosecute traffic citations issued away," he said, "there's by the Utah Highway Patrol arraville's men" work in Cedar no ^ anc ^ °f response to an) The weekend opinion says ef- alarm unless the women man ficiency hi the administration of City. IT'S LAUGHABLE "It got so there just weren't enough men in town," says Mrs. Chester Williams, the town postmistress who became fire chief seven years ago when the wom- ar-,en organized. "We do it to save I things here!" that machine." The women have put out many grass and trash fires and even a shed blaze or two. The volunteers range in age f r o m the 20s through the 60s. "Everyone has children," Mrs. Williams said, "and some have grandchildren. In other justice is the primary concern, not where the revenue will go. LaMar A. Rawlings, county, 1 auditor, who asked for the opinion, said t h a t if the cities should prosecute Highway Patrol generated citations, the county would be entitled to 50 per cent of the fine money. ; PERM- WAVE Permanent Wave, R*0. $15.0O. Now set, $«oo only I Tints, $**50 only Thunday Only PAINTER'SSS. Painter's Profesdonal Plaza, Roy, Utah

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 05 Feb 1968, Mon,
  3. Page 9

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