Issue 3 and Volume 1.

NEW YORK CITY. FIRE COMMISSIONERS. The (silent ?) gentlemen that compose the Board of Fire Commissioners held their regular meeting on Wednesday last, President King in the chair. After the adoption of the minutes of the previous meeting, Hoseman K. Holland, of Chemical Engine Co. No. 4, was charged with having failed to report at the engine house when his time was up. Holland stated in excuse that he had one mile to walk to get his dinner, and the same distance back ; that he could not avail himself of any public conveyance in the way of cars, and that if he went to his meal he could not do it short of two hours. MR. Perley.—Did you stop at any place to get a drink ? Witness.—No, sir ; I am not a drinking The case was finally dismissed ; but it was decided that Holland was just…

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