Edwards' annual directory to the inhabitants, institutions, incorporated companies, business, business firms, manufacturing establishments, etc., in the city of Saint Louis
Fire Alarm Telegraph.
Directions—If a fire is discovere in your vicinity, go
to the nearest box, pull the hook all the way down,
and immediately release it; wait a few minutes, and
if you hear no tap in the box or alarm from the
bells, pull the hook again ; if still no tapping in the
box or alarm from the bells, go to the next nearest
box and pull the hook as before. If convenient wait
at the box and direct the fireman to the fire. Com-
plaints concerning the working of the Fire Alarm
Telegraph, irregualr striking of the bells or tapping
of the boxes, broken wires, etc., should in all cases
be made at the Fire Alarm office, Court House.