Many thanks. I had a friend ask me after one of the local firemen died
recently. I'll be glad to pass this along.
On Wed, 7 May 1997 00:59:32 EDT Bruce L Jones <[log in to unmask]> writes:
><no snips at all>
>Pipes have become traditional at the funerals of Firemen and
>Policemen. A lot of them for the last century have been Celts. Many
>started pipe bands for parades and such for public relations. It
>followed that when one of their own had fallen, the bands were brought
>out for tribute. It went to a policeman's funeral a while back, great
>pipe band. Lousy reason ...
>Bruce L. Jones
>The Mojave Desert - The Geographic Center of Nowhere