Miscellany: Fire

In Manhattan, Engine Company 23's Assistant Fire Chief Joseph O'Hanlon was driving to a two-alarm fire when his car broke into flames.


In London, fog was so thick that Charlton soccer eleven's Goalkeeper Bartram stayed at his post long after the other players left the field.


In Camden, Del., Farmer James Harris lost the silver platter he won as first prize in the pie-baking contest of the Peninsula Horticultural Society when Mrs. Hynson Cohee sent word to the contest committee that she had sold Harris the pie for 30¢, and that...

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