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Instructions to fire wardens

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Win.,         , 190.-.
Town of
County.
To              -   Fire Warden. Dr.
No. of                       ate
Date of       Nat    of man     hbow       Kind of *srvie  charged  Amount.
serve".         empld.           ssryi.     parformed     perhour.
.................  .. ..............   ........ .. ..........  ..............
.. .  ..........  .......   ....
........   ........  .. .......................  .. .........  ....................
 .... ........ ...........
.................  ... .........   ...........   ... ..... ..  ........ I
 ................ ........ I  ............
........   . ........  ............   ...   .........  ...............  
.....  ...........  .. ..........
Total
County of           1
Town of
-   -  . being duly *worn, says that the Items mentioned and set
forth In the within *acount are correct. that the services charged there'n
have
been In fact performed, and disbursements therein mentined have been fully
paid, and that no pert of said account has bhen paid or satisfed, that the
Items
are speelfically set forth therein and the nature of each Item Is distinctly
stated.
Subecribed and &worn to betcre me this          day of          190-
Approved for payment for the sum of $
State Forester.
WHAT MAY AND MAY Nor PvOPRzLY Ex CHAnzD FoR.
The position of fire warden is not one to be sought on account of any
compensation that is attached thereto. It is primarily a position that
should be held by men who take an intelligent interest In the public
welfare.   It is Intended, however, that Are wardens shl          be at no
loss
on account of the time spent at their duties; hence, the law provides
that they shall receive such compensation as the town board shall
allow, not to exceed 25 cents per hour for the time actually employed.
It has been asked whether a fire warden may charge for time spenl
In watching fires to see that they do no harm. Al time intelligently
spent in conscientious effort to prevent, as well as to extinguish, fires
may be charged for, but very little time need be spent In watching
fires if the fire warden has posted printed warnbig netles and also
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