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Instructions to fire wardens

Instructions to fire wardens,   pp. [1]-8 PDF (1.8 MB)


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of sap, endure little heat, and the seeds which are on the groun, ad
possibly just sprouted, are destroyed.
Fall fires, owing to the ground being very dry at thbt season, usu-
ally run deep, burning off the roots of the trees sand consuming all the
vegetable material which constitutes that valuable mulch ad fer-
tiliser called the humus.
As the office of fre warden Is without salary or pecuniary proit,
the appointment In each case has been tendered to someone who has
been recommended as a good citizen and public spirited man, whose
Interest In forest preservation would Induce him to accept the odice
and discharge Its important duties. It Is hoped and expected that
each one will, through his efficiency and attention to duty, justify his
appointment and the confidence reposed In him.
Very respectfully,
EL M. aumm,
Btte Pji.ter.
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