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The November 30, 1930 issue contains:

Many pages of suggested revisions and additions to the National Electrical Code.  A few examples:

Multiple Service Switches (Page 4) A resolution to consider the subject of eliminating the requirement for a single service switch and permitting multiple service switches.  A.k.a. today’s “Six Disconnect Rule”

Knob and Tube (page 39) Information regarding thermal insulation and knob and tube work. If you have a very old house, you might know about knob and tube installations.

Protection of Taps (page 41) Proposed new rule for the protection of taps (Page 41) i.e. today’s “Tap Rules”

Check out this issue for more proposals for the next NEC (from 1930!)