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Charter and Constitution and By-Laws of the Atlantic Steam Fire Engine Co., Page 20


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majority of the members shall be fined $3.00 and upon his failure to pay said fine shall be expelled.


Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of every member to repair immediately to the fire on every alarm of fire, for the purpose of assisting and aiding to get water on the fire as rapidly as possible.

Sec. 6. Any member lending his key to any person for access to the engine house without permission of the Foreman shall be fined $5.00, second offense expelled from the company.


Sec. 7. Members for disobedience of orders or using disrespectful language to the officers in command shall be fined $5.00, and for a repetition of the offense, may be expelled; and if he refuses to pay, and the fine cannot be collected out of him, he shall be expelled.


Sec. 8. For leaving the apparatus while at a fire without permission of the officer in command, or to interfere by giving counter orders to the members, the fine shall be $5.00.


Sec. 9. Any member defacing or destroying any property belonging to the company shall replace property and shall be fined $10.00, and for a repetition shall be expelled.


Sec. 10. Gambling or any other game of chance shall not be allowed in the engine house, under the penalty of $5.00, and for a second offense, a member shall be expelled.

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